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State in Africa The Politics of the Belly

ISBN-10: 0745644376
ISBN-13: 9780745644370
Edition: 2nd 2009
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List price: $29.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 7/20/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 420
Size: 6.02" wide x 9.05" long x 1.38" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Preface to the Second English edition
Preface to the first English edition
Preface to the original French edition
Introduction: The Historicity of African Societies
The Genesis of the State
The Shadow Theatre of Ethnicity
The Unequal State: 'Little Men' and 'Big Men'
The Bourgeois Illusion
The Opportunity State
Scenarios in the Pursuit of Hegemony
Conservative Modernisation or Social Revolution? The Extreme Scenarios
The Reciprocal Assimilation of Elites: The Hypothesis of an Intermediate Scenario
The Formation of a Postcolonial Historic Bloc
Political Action
Entrepreneurs, Factions and Political Networks
The Politics of the Belly
Conclusion: Of Terroirs and Men

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