INTR 7043: The Politics of Economic Co-operation in Africa (Prof R Alence)
This unit focuses on challenges of foreign economic policy facing sub-Saharan Africa, with an emphasis on the politics of international economic co-operation. Themes include relations with international financial institutions, foreign economic policymaking, the record of regional economic co-operation and integration, prospects for extraregional ''partnership'' (eg, NEPAD). The unit also includes a session on theories of the strategic and institutional foundations of international co-operation. In addition to a final exam, students are required to read intensively, participate actively in class discussions and produce a research paper on an approved topic.
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