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Dilemmas Of Development And Change, 1st Edition

By Peter Lewis


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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 n

Table of Contents

Introduction: Development and Change in Africa States And Leadership * Personal Rule: Theory and Practice in Africa * Class, State, and Prebendal Politics in Nigeria * Patrons, Clients, and Factions: New Dimensions of Conflict Analysis in Africa * State, Society, And Participation * Colonialism and the Two Publics in Africa: A Theoretical Statement * Disengagement from the State in Africa: Reflections on the Experience of Ghana and Guinea * Political Transition and the Dilemma of Civil Society in Africa * Class, Ethnicity, And Gender * The Nature of Class Domination in Africa. * The Making of a Rentier Class: Wealth Accumulation and Political Control in Senegal. * Reconfiguring State-Ethnic Relations in Africa: Liberalization and the Search for New Routines of Interaction * Gender, Political Participation, and the Transformation of Associational Life in Uganda and Tanzania * Democracy And Political Transition * Africa: The Second Wind of Change * Neopatrimonial Regimes and Political Transitions in Africa * Democratization: Understanding the Relationship Between Regime Change and the Culture of Politics * Africa: An Interim Balance Sheet Crawford Young * Political Economy: Crisis And Reform * Trends in Development Economics and Their Relevance to Africa * From Scylla to Charybdis: The Foreign Economic Relations of Sub-Saharan African States * Adjustment with Growth: A Fragile Consensus * The Structural Adjustment of Politics in Africa

About the Author

Peter Lewis teaches in the School of International Services at American University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies