The Resource The African affairs reader : key texts in politics, development, and international relations, edited by Nic Cheeseman, Lindsay Whitfield, and Carl Death, (electronic resource)

The African affairs reader : key texts in politics, development, and international relations, edited by Nic Cheeseman, Lindsay Whitfield, and Carl Death, (electronic resource)

Label
The African affairs reader : key texts in politics, development, and international relations
Title
The African affairs reader
Title remainder
key texts in politics, development, and international relations
Statement of responsibility
edited by Nic Cheeseman, Lindsay Whitfield, and Carl Death
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Dewey number
016.916/008
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z3507
LC item number
.A37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
The African affairs reader : key texts in politics, development, and international relations, edited by Nic Cheeseman, Lindsay Whitfield, and Carl Death, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Part III: Elections, Democracy, and Representation
Antecedent source
unknown
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  • net
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; The African Affairs Reader: Key Texts in Politics, Development, and International Relations; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Notes on Contributors; 1: An Introduction to African Affairs and African Studies; The politics of knowledge; The study of Africa; Key themes in African studies; Part I: The African State; 2: An Introduction to the African State; The neopatrimonial state and the interaction of formal and informal institutions; Trajectories among African states and the distribution of power; Foucauldian approaches to everyday practices and the postcolonial state
  • Perspectives on the African state3: The End of the Post-Colonial State in Africa?: Reflections on Changing African Political Dynamics; Legacy of the African colonial state; Anatomy of the post-colonial state; Crisis of the post-colonial state; Reinventing the state; New patterns of civil conflict; Counter currents; Beyond the post-colonial state?; Acknowledgment; 4: Property and Constitutional Order: Land Tenure Reform and the Futureof the African State; Land and state building; Three land tenure reform scenarios; Strengthen communal or community rights
  • Promote capitalist farming-privatization through land registration and titlingSecure the use rights of farmers; Constitutional profiles of alternative land tenure regimes; Communal rights; Private property; User rights; Conclusion; Acknowledgment; 5: Does Organized Crime Exist in Africa?; Understanding crime in Africa; International linkages and global changes; State criminal enterprises and organized crime; The emergence of protection markets; Organized crime and state formation; Conclusion; Acknowledgment; Part II: The Political Economy of Development
  • 6: An Introduction to the Political Economy of DevelopmentDebating the causes of economic decline; The impacts of structural adjustment and good governance; African economic transformation in the twenty-first century; 7: The Politics of Ownership: Tanzanian Coffee Policy in the Age of Liberal Reformism; The restructuring of coffee markets in Tanzania; The politics of ownership in the Tanzanian coffee industry; Understanding coffee politics in Kagera Region; A comparative perspective; Conclusion; Acknowledgment
  • 8: Close Encounters: Chinese Business Networks as Industrial Catalysts in Sub-Saharan AfricaEthnic business networks and industrializationin comparative perspective; Chinese business networks and capitalism in Mauritius; Nnewi: the T̀aiwan of Africa;́ Conclusion; Acknowledgment; 9: Developmental Patrimonialism? The Case of Rwanda; Developmental patrimonialism in Africa; Rwanda and the African modal pattern; Management of economic rents: the Tri-Star dimension; Tri-Star as example of long-horizon rent deployment; Horizon and RIG; A developmental neo-patrimonialism?; Acknowledgment
Control code
co32445482
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ( 387 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780192513021
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b37003720
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ybp14501774

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