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The Resource States at work : dynamics of African bureaucracies, edited by Thomas Bierschenk, Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan

States at work : dynamics of African bureaucracies, edited by Thomas Bierschenk, Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan

Label
States at work : dynamics of African bureaucracies
Title
States at work
Title remainder
dynamics of African bureaucracies
Statement of responsibility
edited by Thomas Bierschenk, Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
States at Work explores the mundane practices of state-making in Africa by focussing on the daily functioning of public services and the practices of civil servants
Member of
Dewey number
351.6
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bierschenk, Thomas,
  • Olivier de Sardan, Jean-Pierre,
Series statement
Africa-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies
Series volume
volume 12
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public administration
  • Bureaucracy
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Economic development
  • State, The
Label
States at work : dynamics of African bureaucracies, edited by Thomas Bierschenk, Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Working in neopatrimonial settings : public sector staff perceptions in Tanzania and Uganda
  • Ole Therkildsen
  • "We make do and keep going!" Inventive practices and ordered informality in the functioning of the district courts in Niamey and Zinger (Niger)
  • Oumarou Hamani
  • "I take an oath to the state, not the government" : career trajectories and professional ethics of Ghanaian public servants
  • Carola Lentz
  • "We must run while others walk" : African civil servants, state ideologies and bureaucratic practices in Tanzania, from the 1950s to the 1970s
  • Andreas Eckert
  • Sedimentation, fragmentation and normative double-binds in (West) African public services
  • Thomas Bierschenk
  • Studying the dynamics of African bureaucracies : an introduction to states at work
  • The politics of reform: a case study of bureaucracy at the ministry of basic education in Cameroon
  • Helene Charton
  • Building state capacities? The case of the poverty reduction unit in Mali
  • Isaline Bergamaschi
  • A breeding ground for revenue reliability? Cameroonian veterinary agents and tax officials in the face of reform
  • Jose-Maria Munoz
  • Old-school bureaucrats and technocrats in Malawi : civil service reform in practice
  • Gerhard Anders
  • Teachers unions and the selective appropriation of public service reforms in Benin
  • Azizou Chabi Imorou
  • Thomas Bierschenk and Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan
  • The state that works : a 'pockets of effectiveness' perspective on Nigeria and beyond
  • Michael Roll
  • The delivery state in Africa : interface bureaucrats, professional cultures and the bureaucratic mode of governance
  • Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan
  • Ethnographies of public services in Africa : an emerging research paradigm
  • Thomas Bierschenk and Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan
  • Seeing like a state agent : the ethnography of reform in Senegal's forestry services
  • Giorgio Blundo
  • Factionalism and staff success in a Nigerian university : a departmental case study
  • Chris Willott
Control code
ocn870646864
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 440 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306447607
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870646864
Label
States at work : dynamics of African bureaucracies, edited by Thomas Bierschenk, Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Working in neopatrimonial settings : public sector staff perceptions in Tanzania and Uganda
  • Ole Therkildsen
  • "We make do and keep going!" Inventive practices and ordered informality in the functioning of the district courts in Niamey and Zinger (Niger)
  • Oumarou Hamani
  • "I take an oath to the state, not the government" : career trajectories and professional ethics of Ghanaian public servants
  • Carola Lentz
  • "We must run while others walk" : African civil servants, state ideologies and bureaucratic practices in Tanzania, from the 1950s to the 1970s
  • Andreas Eckert
  • Sedimentation, fragmentation and normative double-binds in (West) African public services
  • Thomas Bierschenk
  • Studying the dynamics of African bureaucracies : an introduction to states at work
  • The politics of reform: a case study of bureaucracy at the ministry of basic education in Cameroon
  • Helene Charton
  • Building state capacities? The case of the poverty reduction unit in Mali
  • Isaline Bergamaschi
  • A breeding ground for revenue reliability? Cameroonian veterinary agents and tax officials in the face of reform
  • Jose-Maria Munoz
  • Old-school bureaucrats and technocrats in Malawi : civil service reform in practice
  • Gerhard Anders
  • Teachers unions and the selective appropriation of public service reforms in Benin
  • Azizou Chabi Imorou
  • Thomas Bierschenk and Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan
  • The state that works : a 'pockets of effectiveness' perspective on Nigeria and beyond
  • Michael Roll
  • The delivery state in Africa : interface bureaucrats, professional cultures and the bureaucratic mode of governance
  • Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan
  • Ethnographies of public services in Africa : an emerging research paradigm
  • Thomas Bierschenk and Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan
  • Seeing like a state agent : the ethnography of reform in Senegal's forestry services
  • Giorgio Blundo
  • Factionalism and staff success in a Nigerian university : a departmental case study
  • Chris Willott
Control code
ocn870646864
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 440 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306447607
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870646864

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