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2012-2013 Catalog 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AFST 433 - Politics of War in Africa

Seminar course that introduces students to the dynamics of violent conflicts in Africa. Using an interdisciplinary approach, this course will examine the underlying factors that influence conflicts in Africa. Key analyses from historical, social, economical, political and cultural studies will be used in examining the causes of and responses to inter-state and intra-state conflicts in Africa. Students will be required to engage in critical analysis and debates, using historic and contemporary case studies. See program director.