Introduction to African Politics

Centre of West African Studies, School of History and Cultures

College of Arts and Law


Code 05864

Level of study First Year

Credit value 10

Semester Depends on staff availability

Module description

This module surveys the continuities and changes in African politics and society from the precolonial period to the present, and introduces key conceptual approaches to understanding contemporary African issues. The emphasis falls equally on popular and elite, and domestic and international, concerns and agenda

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures and classes