Neopatrimonialism in Africa and Beyond

Neopatrimonialism in Africa and Beyond

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ISBN-13: 9780415640107
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/23/2012
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Daniel C. Bach is a CNRS Director of research at the Emile Durkheim Centre at the University of Bordeaux, France. He is also a professor at Sciences Po Bordeaux.

Mamoudou Gazibo is Professor in the Department of Political Science of the University of Montreal, Canada.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Mamoudou Gazibo Part 1. Concepts and their relevance 2. Weber’s patrimonial domination and its interpretations Hinnerk Bruhns 3. Patrimonialism and neopatrimonialism: comparative receptions and transcriptions Daniel Bach 4. The model of the political entrepreneur Daniel Compagnon 5. Charles Njonjo: the portrait of a 'big man' in Kenya Jean-François Médard 6. Can neopatrimonialism dissolve into democracy? Mamoudou Gazibo 7. Neopatrimonialism and its reinterpretations by development economics Alice Sindzingre Part 2. New orientations and debates in Africa 8. The path from neopatrimonialism: democracy and clientelism in Africa today Nicolas van de Walle 9. Rebellion and warlordism: the spectre of neopatrimonialism Morten Bøås and Kathleen M. Jennings 10. The origins and meaning of Nigeria’s "Godfatherism" Phenomenon Chris Albin-Lackey 11. Monitoring the neopatrimonial state on a day-to-day basis: politicians, customs officials and traders in Niger Mahaman Tijani Alou Part 3. Regional transcriptions and interpretations 12. Oligarchy and caciquismo in the Philippines Dominique Caouette 13. Jeitinho and other related phenomena in contemporary Brazil Yves-André Fauré 14. Neopatrimonialism, patronage and factionalism in post-soviet Uzbekistan Alisher Ikhamov 15. Berlusconismo as a case of "Hybrid neopatrimonialism" Mauro Barisione 16. Clientelism and patrimonialism in international relations: the case of France’s African policy Daniel Bourmaud 17. Conclusion, Neopatrimonial and developmental: the emerging states' syndrome Daniel C. Bach

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