The Resource Africa : dilemmas of development and change, edited by Peter Lewis

Africa : dilemmas of development and change, edited by Peter Lewis

Label
Africa : dilemmas of development and change
Title
Africa
Title remainder
dilemmas of development and change
Statement of responsibility
edited by Peter Lewis
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the decades since independence, the countries of sub-Saharan Africa have faced three central dilemmas of development. The first has been the challenge of state building. In the wake of colonial rule, governments have encountered the problems of establishing legitimate authority and constructing capable states. A second dilemma has been that of nation building and state-society relations. African countries have confronted the difficulties of managing ethnic diversity, forging national identities, and negotiating relations between citizens and rulers. The third challenge encompasses problems of economic development as the region has grappled with a legacy of poverty, slow growth, and external dependence. This collection provides an overview of the leading themes and issues in these three critical areas of Africa's postindependent development. Providing a broad historical perspective on Africa's political and economic development and an overview of current problems and prospects, this collection will be especially useful for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and development professionals
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
HC800
LC item number
.A55333 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lewis, Peter
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Afrique
  • Afrique
  • Afrique
  • Afrika
  • Africa
  • Politieke situatie
  • Afrique
  • Afrique
  • Afrique
  • Soziale Situation
  • Wirtschaftliche Lage
  • Economic history
  • Politics and government
  • Social conditions
Label
Africa : dilemmas of development and change, edited by Peter Lewis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disengagement from the state in Africa: reflections on the experience of Ghana and Guinea
  • Victor Azarya and Naomi Chazan
  • Political transition and the dilemma of civil society in Africa
  • Peter Lewis
  • Nature of class domination in Africa
  • Richard L. Sklar
  • Making of a rentier class: wealth accumulation and political control in Senegal
  • Catherine Boone
  • Reconfiguring state-ethnic relations in Africa: liberalization and the search for new routines of interaction
  • Donald Rothchild
  • Personal rule: theory and practice in Africa
  • Gender, political participation, and the transfromation of associational life in Uganda and Tanzania
  • Aili Mari Tripp
  • Africa: the second wind of change
  • Larry Diamond
  • Neopatrimonial regimes and political transitions in Africa
  • Michael Bratton and Nicolas van de Walle
  • Democratization: understanding the relationship between regime change and the culture of politics
  • Pearl T. Robinson
  • Africa: an interim balance sheet
  • Crawford Young
  • Robert H. Jackson and Carl G. Rosberg
  • Trends in development economics and their relevance to Africa
  • Tony Killick
  • Between Scylla and Charybdis: the foreign economic relations of sub-Saharan African states
  • Thomas M. Callaghy
  • Adjustment with growth: a fragile consensus
  • John Ravenhill
  • Structural adjustment of politics in Africa
  • Jeffrey Herbst
  • Class, state, and prebendal politics in Nigeria
  • Richard A. Joseph
  • Patrons, clients, and factions: new dimensions of conflict analysis in Africa
  • Richard Sandbrook
  • Colonialism and the two publics in Africa: a theoretical statement
  • Peter P. Ekeh
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 456 pages
Isbn
9780813327549
Lccn
98013688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38550996
  • (OCoLC)ocm38550996
Label
Africa : dilemmas of development and change, edited by Peter Lewis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disengagement from the state in Africa: reflections on the experience of Ghana and Guinea
  • Victor Azarya and Naomi Chazan
  • Political transition and the dilemma of civil society in Africa
  • Peter Lewis
  • Nature of class domination in Africa
  • Richard L. Sklar
  • Making of a rentier class: wealth accumulation and political control in Senegal
  • Catherine Boone
  • Reconfiguring state-ethnic relations in Africa: liberalization and the search for new routines of interaction
  • Donald Rothchild
  • Personal rule: theory and practice in Africa
  • Gender, political participation, and the transfromation of associational life in Uganda and Tanzania
  • Aili Mari Tripp
  • Africa: the second wind of change
  • Larry Diamond
  • Neopatrimonial regimes and political transitions in Africa
  • Michael Bratton and Nicolas van de Walle
  • Democratization: understanding the relationship between regime change and the culture of politics
  • Pearl T. Robinson
  • Africa: an interim balance sheet
  • Crawford Young
  • Robert H. Jackson and Carl G. Rosberg
  • Trends in development economics and their relevance to Africa
  • Tony Killick
  • Between Scylla and Charybdis: the foreign economic relations of sub-Saharan African states
  • Thomas M. Callaghy
  • Adjustment with growth: a fragile consensus
  • John Ravenhill
  • Structural adjustment of politics in Africa
  • Jeffrey Herbst
  • Class, state, and prebendal politics in Nigeria
  • Richard A. Joseph
  • Patrons, clients, and factions: new dimensions of conflict analysis in Africa
  • Richard Sandbrook
  • Colonialism and the two publics in Africa: a theoretical statement
  • Peter P. Ekeh
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 456 pages
Isbn
9780813327549
Lccn
98013688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38550996
  • (OCoLC)ocm38550996

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