The African State at a Critical Juncture : Between Disintegration and Reconfiguration / Edition 1

The African State at a Critical Juncture : Between Disintegration and Reconfiguration / Edition 1

by Leonardo A. Villalon, Phillip E. (Eds.) Huxtable
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555876285

ISBN-13: 9781555876289

Pub. Date: 10/01/1997

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555876289
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Map
1The African State at the End of the Twentieth Century: Parameters of the Critical Juncture3
2The African State in the Global Economic Context27
3State Inversion and Nonstate Politics45
4Somalia: The Structure of Dissolution57
5Rwanda: Chaos from Above75
6Sierra Leone: Weak States and the New Sovereignty Game93
7Zaire: The Bankruptcy of the Extractive State109
8"Empirical Statehood" and Reconfigurations of Political Order129
9Senegal: The Crisis of Democracy and the Emergence of an Islamic Opposition143
10Kenya: The Women's Movement and Democratic Change167
11Ghana: Structural Adjustment and State (Re)Formation185
12Cote d'Ivoire: The Crisis of Distributive Politics213
13Uganda: The Catholic Church and State Reconstruction233
14Zimbabwe: Women, Cultural Crisis, and the Reconfiguration of the One-Party State255
15The African State Toward the Twenty-First Century: Legacies of the Critical Juncture279
List of Acronyms295
References297
The Contributors323
Index327
About the Book334

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