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Title The African state at a critical juncture : between disintegration and reconfiguration / edited by Leonardo A. Villalon, Phillip A. Huxtable.

Imprint Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1998.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  320.96 Af83    ---  Available
Description viii, 334 p. : 1 map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. The Contemporary context of African politics. African state at the end of the twentieth century : parameters of the critical juncture / Leonardo A. Villalon -- African state in the global economic context / Julius E. Nyang'oro and Timothy M. Shaw -- pt. 2. Perspectives on state disintegration. State inversion and nonstate politics / Joshua Bernard Forrest -- Somalia : the structure of dissolution / Anna Simons -- Rwanda : chaos from above / Timothy Longman -- Sierra Leone : weak states and the new sovereignty game / William Reno -- Zaire : the bankruptcy of the extractive state / John F. Clark -- pt. 3. Patterns of state reconfiguration. "Empirical statehood" and reconfigurations of political order / Catherine Boone -- Senegal : the crisis of democracy and the emergence of an Islamic opposition / Leonardo A. Villalon and Ousmane Kane -- Kenya : the womens's movement and democratic change / Maria Nzomo -- Ghana : structural adjustment and state (re)formation / Daniel Green -- Cote d'Ivoire : the crisis of distributive politics / Dwayne Woods -- Uganda : the Catholic church and state reconstruction / Ronald Kassimir -- Zimbabwe : women, cultural crisis and the reconfiguration of the one-party state / Sita Ranchod-Nilsson -- African state towards the twenty-first century : legacies of the critical juncture / Phillip A. Huxtable.
Subject Nation-state.
Democracy -- Africa.
Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-
Added Author Villalon, Leonardo Alfonso, 1957-
Huxtable, Phillip A., 1955-
ISBN 1555876285 (pbk. : alk. paper)
155587617X (alk. paper)

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