Inflation, Balance of Payments, the Exchange Rate, the BusinessCycle, Employment and Unemployment, Agriculture and Marketing,the Means of Production and National Income, Population and NationalIncome, Public Enterprise, International Trade, IndustrialDevelopment, Public Finance and Development Planning,Politics/Deficits and Debt, International Financial Policy,Macroeconomic Policies and the Global Environment, MacroeconomicPolicies and Development, the key concepts and macroeconomicpolicies to be addressed include: land reform, land tenure, Agriculturalproduction, Agricultural management, Food, Clothing and HousingQuality, Quantity and Distribution, public policy and economic theory,political communication, power, the nation-state, nation-building,reconstruction, imperialism, colonialism, neo-colonialism, delinking,liberation, enslavement, mal-development, socio-economic and socio-political change, resistance, and the methods of violent and nonviolent
political participation („legitimate political action‟
- voting, particularizedcontacting, and civil disobedience, war, terrorism and state terrorism),the political ideologies of liberalism, neo-liberalism, Ujamaa,Privatization, conservatism, Marxism, Capitalism, nationalism,Black/Afrikan Nationalism, Black/Afrikan Consciousness, Afrikantraditional political economic egalitarianism, feminism, macroeconomicimplications of environmentalism and programmatic Pan-Afrikanism,Afrikan Identity, the Macroeconomics of Afrikan Citizenship and AfrikanNationality; the organization and policies of major political systems;institutions of governance; executives, legislatures, and courts; theinternational dimensions of local and national Tanzanian political andeconomic public policies.The method of analysis utilized will, from an Afrikan perspective, firstlocate the student as a centered active participant, a major factor of
Afrikan political and economic “…agency and accountability…” andsecond, “…locate the imaginative structure...” of the political arenasand key concepts in their “…attitude, direction, and language…” byanalyzing “…text, institution, personality, interaction, or event.” These
themes provide frameworks to interpret and analyze current events,locate them as either central or peripheral to the Tanzanian andAfrikan experience and evaluate their impact on the nature of domesticand international macroeconomic policy and its effect on Tanzania,East and continental Afrika and the Afrikan Diaspora. To do so thestudent must assume a principal role as a representative and servantof Afrikan people and their advancement.
Parallel goals of this course include developing effectiveKiswahili and English reading, writing, active listening and