My research centers on the affect globalization is having on multi-ethnic identity
formation and the multi-ethnic experience in London, otherwise known as the global city.
As globalization becomes more transnational socially, its influence reach
Looking at how Structural Adjustment plans have not worked in African Countries
And in Asian countries
Although SAP did not work in Africa, IMF did all they could to manipulate data to suggest that
neoliberal reforms w
Outline of Midterm Essays
1. Based framed the causes of African economy failure on African government and
their irrational economically, yet rational politically choices.
a. African leaders irrational choices were marked by the overtaxation
May 15, 2013
Politics in Africa Since1980 Final Exam
Politics in Africa Since the 1980s Darko Opoku
April 30th, 2013
How Senghors idea of African Socialism could have been and could still be the answer
to Africas development issue. However, Senghor did not do all that he could in office to
Ivory Coast Timeline
(1) 1960 independence from France. Flix Houphouet-Boigny becomes
President and remains in office until his death in 1993. I. Coast was very
stable, enjoying significant and sustained economic miracle.
(2) 1993 Henri Bdi succeeds Houph
(1) March 1957 independence from Britain; Gold Coast is renamed
Ghana. Dr. Kwame Nkrumah becomes first PM (later President)
(2) July 1960 Ghana becomes a Republic. Nkrumah soon declares
one-party state; opposition parties are outlaw
Department of African American Studies
Spring Semester 2013
AAST236 Politics and Society in Africa since the 1980s
Class Meets: Tue & Thu 11: 00 a.m.12: 20 p.m.
Location: King 241
Professor: Darko Opoku