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    Eastern Michigan University
   
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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AFC 313 - Contemporary Africa: The Struggle and Prospects for Development | GEGA


This course serves as a survey of Africa’s contemporary political economy. In examining postcolonial developments, the course focuses on regional and national strategies for social transformation.

Credit 3 hrs May not be repeated for additional credit
Grade Mode Normal (A-F) Course Rotation Fall, Winter, and Summer (online)

AFC 313 - Contemporary Africa: the Struggle & Prospects for Development is designed as a survey of Africa’s contemporary political economy. In examining post-colonial efforts at development, the course focuses on a cross-section of regional and national strategies for social transformation. Among subjects emphasized are economic cooperation and coordination initiatives on the continent, side by side with domestic and/or external constraints on national socioeconomic developmental efforts. The course also compares and contrasts Africa’s major socioeconomic trends and performances with those of Latin America & the Caribbean and Asia and Pacific regions. This course meets the Global Awareness  category of the General Education  program because its survey of the contemporary political-economic conditions of Africa will help to provide EMU students with a global perspective on forms of development in the contemporary world. Such a global perspective on development is all the more necessary, given the leadership role that the United States and Western Europe play within the international community.
Previously listed as AAS 313
Equivalent Courses AAS 313

Updates Course Rotation added 8/2014; Prefix change 2/2013, effective Summer 2013


Fall 2017 Course Schedule

Winter 2018 Course Schedule




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