Merchant Capital and the Roots of State Power in Senegal, 1930-1985by Catherine Boone
Pub. Date: 09/01/1992
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
A 1993 study of the ways in which the exercise of state power in Africa has inhibited economic growth, focusing on Senegal. See more details below
A 1993 study of the ways in which the exercise of state power in Africa has inhibited economic growth, focusing on Senegal.
Table of Contents
List of tables and figures; Preface and acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Capital and contingencies of post-colonial politics; 2. The colonial market; 3. Consolidation of a regime: neo-colonialism in the 1960s; 4. Growth of Senegal's textile industry, 1960–75; 5. Reappropriation of the state: the 1970s; 6. Demise of the Dakar textile industry; 7 Conclusion: states, capital and capitalist states; Appendix: exchange rates; References; Index.
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