The Resource Political History of Guinea since World War Two

Political History of Guinea since World War Two

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Political History of Guinea since World War Two
Title
Political History of Guinea since World War Two
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Language
eng
Summary
Political History of Guinea since World War Two provides an in-depth study of the political evolution of Guinea from World War Two to the present. Based on primary-source information, it examines with rare depth and breadth the eventful history of this nation-state, whose trajectory has impacted in no small ways Francophone Africa and the rest of the continent. Interviews with some of the most knowledgeable and most credible actors and/or witnesses of Guinea's political history and archival research, including the papers of key individuals never opened to the public before, constitute the foun
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
966.5205
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DT543.8 .C34 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Society and Politics in Africa
Series volume
Volume 23
Label
Political History of Guinea since World War Two
Publication
Note
Associational Life and the Rise of Civil Society 347
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Tables xi; List of Illustrations xiii; Preface xvii; Acknowledgments xxi; List of Abbreviations xxiii; Introduction 1; Part I. The Multi-Stratum Context of Decolonization 11; Chapter 1. The Global Context 15; The United States, the NATO Factor and the Colonial Question 15; The Soviet Union, the Asia Factor and the Colonial Question 22; The United Nations and the Question of Decolonization 29; Chapter 2. The Pan-African Context 34; Global Pan-Africanism: The Conceptualization of "Black Liberation"? 35
  • Chapter 9. The Economic and Social Policies of the Conté Regime 290The Politics of Economic Liberalization in the Age of Structural Adjustment Programs 291; Socioeconomic Ramifications of the Economic Liberalization 299; Education Reform and the Challenge of Youth Unemployment 308; Women's Liberation in a New Context 314; Chapter 10. Political Liberalization and the Democratization Agenda 322; Political Liberalization: Path to Democratic Self-Determination? 324; Political Pluralism and Deficit of Democracy 329; Media Liberalization 335; The Armed Forces in Conté's Civilianized Regime 340
  • Global Foreign Policy and the Cold War Factor 202Chapter 7. From the PDG to the CMRN 222; A Cursory Assessment of the Legacy of the PDG Regime 223; The State of Guinean Society in 1984 231; Touré's Death and Guinea's First Regime Change: The End of an Era? 236; Part III. Guinea under the Regime of Lansana Conté and during Its Aftermath: 1984-2012. 261; Chapter 8. The Conté Regime: Military Rule and Transformation of the State 263; The CMRN: A "Dutiful Liberator"? 266; Power Struggle and Ethnic Politics 273; The Path to Personal Rule and Kleptocracy 283
  • Making the Leap from Decolonization to National Sovereignty 112Statecraft and the Making of Single-Party Rule 118; Power Struggle and Radicalization of the PDG Regime 130; Chapter 5. Doctrinal Paradigms and Domestic Policy of the Touré Regime 143; The PDG Socialist Political Economy 144; Education Reform and the Socialist Cultural Revolution 152; Women's Liberation and Youth Empowerment 160; The PDG Revolution, the "Perennial Plot" and the Human Rights Question 170; Chapter 6. The Foreign Policy of the Touré Regime 183; Africa-Centered Foreign Policy 184
  • Pan-Africanism in French Africa: False Dilemma between Unity and Independence 47Chapter 3. The Context of French Guinea 64; The Political Evolution of French Guinea since WWII: The Birth of Party Politics and Labor Unionism 65; Implementation of the Defferre Law and Acceleration of History 80; The Abolition of Canton Chieftaincy and the Changing of Power Politics 89; From Competition to Cooperation toward Liberation 94; Part II. Guinea under Sékou Touré's Regime: 1958-1984 107; Chapter 4. National Sovereignty, Statecraft and the Making of Single-Party Rule 109
Control code
ocn870950139
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1 online resource (xxx, 531 pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781433122439
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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587354
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)870950139
  • pebcs1306561035

Library Locations

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