Africa and the International System: The Politics of State Survival / Edition 1by Christopher Clapham
The author examines how awkward, how ambiguous, how unsatisfactory, and often how tragic the encounter has been between African and Western conceptions of statehood.See more details below
The author examines how awkward, how ambiguous, how unsatisfactory, and often how tragic the encounter has been between African and Western conceptions of statehood.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in International Relations Series, #50
- Edition description:
- New Edition
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements; List of acronyms and abbreviations; Part I. African States and Global Politics: 1. Fragile states and the international system; 2. The creation of an African international order; 3. Domestic statehood and foreign policy; Part II. Patterns of Alliance: 4. The foreign policies of post-colonialism; 5. The politics of solidarity; 6. The resort to the superpowers; Part III. Struggling with Decay: 7. The international politics of economic failure; 8. The externalisation of political accountability; 9. The international politics of insurgency; 10. The privatisation of diplomacy; 11. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
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