Leonard Wantchekon

Professor, Department of Politics
Ph.D, Economics
Northwestern University
230 Corwin Hall
Leonard Wantchekon


POL 366, AFS 366
Politics in Africa

A comparative approach to African political systems. The meanings of the concepts of modernization, national integration, and development are explored. Topics include the inheritances of colonial rule, independence and the new tasks, political patterns in the post-independence period, prospects for political change, and African interstate relations.