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Winter Term 2015 TOP: AFRICA HUMN SECU/SUST DEV - 1106 - GOVT 446
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Prerequisites/Notes: GOVT 245 or consent of instructor.

Catalog Description : This course will address an advanced topic in the sub-field of Comparative Politics, such as democracy and authoritarianism, politics of the city, political participation and social movements, gender and politics, or the comparative method.

Topic for Winter 2015: Africa--Human Security and Sustainable Development
In this course students will examine issues of human security and sustainable development facing Africa as a whole as well as particular countries or regions. Particular attention will be paid to the challenges to African peoples brought by both war and conflict, on the one hand, and climate change and environmental stress on the other. Students will have the opportunity to complete a case study on a human security or sustainable development topic of interest to them. This topic will also serve as a prerequisite for Field Experience in Sierra Leone, GOVT 401/ENST 311 and can count towards the major in environmental studies.



Topic for Spring 2015: Politics of the City
This seminar focuses on the political dynamics of cities using a multi-disciplinary perspective. Topics include: the influence of a city’s spatial organization on its political dynamics; the causes of the rise and decline of cities; the dynamics of urban inequality; innovations in urban governance; and the rise of “global cities.”



Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Advanced Course


Term

Winter Term 2015

Instructors

Claudena Skran

Course

GOVT 446

Grade Mode

Standard

Title

TOP: AFRICA HUMN SECU/SUST DEV

Final Exam

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015 11:30 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.

CRN

1106

Status

Active

Class Time

12:30-02:20 TR BRIG 206

Start-End Date

Jan 05, 2015-Mar 18, 2015

Campus

Appleton Main Campus

Units

6

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