PO 341A - North African Politics

This course will examine the politics and intra-regional relations of the Maghreb states: Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. It will focus on post-independence state building, the role of political parties, the rise of Islamism, the rise of identity politics, the role of civil society actors as well as the changing faces of authoritarianism in the region. It will also look at inter-state politics and the impact of the Western Sahara conflict on regional relations and cooperation. 

Course Information

Discipline(s):

Political Science

Term(s) Offered:

Fall

Credits:

3

Language of instruction:

English

Contact Hours:

45

Prerequisites:

None

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