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POLS 283: African Politics and Literature (HC): Background

Political Science 283: African Politics and Literature (Wing) Spring 2020

Background on Politics

Background on Literature

Background Information: Literature Reviews

Literature reviews are a particularly useful resource when doing research.  They address the issues involved in a particular question and the debates among scholars.  They map out the intellectual terrain succinctly and give you the major landmarks in terms of key authors and significant titles for greater understanding.

Check here for literature reviews devoted in whole or part to issues related to your topic:

Annual Review of Political Science  Icon  Icon  Icon  

Examples from other Annual Review titles include include:

Voting in Ghana 2016

Chimamanda Adichie on the cover of Ms magazine, 2014 

(Source: Wikimedia Commons, public domain)

Columbia Guide Series