Contemporary West African States / Edition 1

Contemporary West African States / Edition 1

by Donal Cruise O'Brien
     
 

A provocative contribution to the debate on the nature of the state and political processes in Africa.See more details below

Overview

A provocative contribution to the debate on the nature of the state and political processes in Africa.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521368933
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Series:
African Studies Series, #65
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors; Preface; 1. Introduction Donal B. Cruise O'Brien and Richard Rathbone; 2. Burkino Faso: between feeble and state and total state, the swing continues Rene Otayek; 3. Cameroon Jean-Francois Bayart; 4. Chad: the narrow escape of an African state, 1965–1987 Robert Buijtenhuijs; 5. Cote d'Ivoire: analysing the crisis Yves A. Faure; 6. Ghana: the political economy of personal rule Richard Jeffries; 7. Liberia Christopher Clapham; 8. Nigeria: power for profit: class, corporatism, and factionalism in the military Shehu Othman; 9. Senegal Christian Coulon and Donal B. Cruise O'Brien; 10. Sierra Leone: state, consolidation, fragmentation and decay Fred M. Hayward; 11. Conclusion John Dunn.

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