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An introduction to African politics, Alex Thomson

Label
An introduction to African politics
Title
An introduction to African politics
Statement of responsibility
Alex Thomson
Title variation
African politics
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomson, Alex
Dewey number
320.96
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Africa
Label
An introduction to African politics, Alex Thomson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previous edition: 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
mixed
Contents
  • Sovereignty II: neo-colonialism, structural adjustment and Africa's political economy ; Case study: Ghana's structural adjustment
  • Authority: the crises of accumulation, governance and state collapse ; Case study: Zaire, Mobutu¿s vampire state
  • Democracy: re-legitimising the african state? ; Case study: Zimbabwe's fall from democratic grace
  • Conclusions: the changing relationship between state, civil society and external interests in the post colonial era
  • Introduction: state, civil society and external interests
  • History: Africa's pre-colonial and colonial inheritance ; Case study: Kenya's historical inheritance
  • Ideology: nationalism, socialism, populism and state capitalism ; Case study: socialism and Ujamaa in Tanzania
  • Ethnicity and religion: 'tribes', gods and political identity ; Case study: ethnicity, religion and the nation-state in Nigeria
  • Social class: the search for class politics in Africa ; Case study: social class in Botswana
  • Legitimacy: neo-patrimonialism, personal rule and the centralisation of the African state ; Case study: personal rule in Côte D'Ivoire
  • Coercion: military intervention in African politics ; Case study: Uganda's 1971 military coup
  • Sovereignty I: external influences on African politics ; Case study: Somalia's international relations
Control code
ocn948783406
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Fourth edition
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 298 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315767420
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)948783406
Label
An introduction to African politics, Alex Thomson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previous edition: 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
mixed
Contents
  • Sovereignty II: neo-colonialism, structural adjustment and Africa's political economy ; Case study: Ghana's structural adjustment
  • Authority: the crises of accumulation, governance and state collapse ; Case study: Zaire, Mobutu¿s vampire state
  • Democracy: re-legitimising the african state? ; Case study: Zimbabwe's fall from democratic grace
  • Conclusions: the changing relationship between state, civil society and external interests in the post colonial era
  • Introduction: state, civil society and external interests
  • History: Africa's pre-colonial and colonial inheritance ; Case study: Kenya's historical inheritance
  • Ideology: nationalism, socialism, populism and state capitalism ; Case study: socialism and Ujamaa in Tanzania
  • Ethnicity and religion: 'tribes', gods and political identity ; Case study: ethnicity, religion and the nation-state in Nigeria
  • Social class: the search for class politics in Africa ; Case study: social class in Botswana
  • Legitimacy: neo-patrimonialism, personal rule and the centralisation of the African state ; Case study: personal rule in Côte D'Ivoire
  • Coercion: military intervention in African politics ; Case study: Uganda's 1971 military coup
  • Sovereignty I: external influences on African politics ; Case study: Somalia's international relations
Control code
ocn948783406
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Fourth edition
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 298 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315767420
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)948783406

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