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The African state in transition

Author: Zaki Ergas
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1987.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zaki Ergas
ISBN: 031200768X 9780312007683
OCLC Number: 15365918
Description: xviii, 340 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / Zaki Ergas --
Reflections on state-centrism as ideology in Africa / Harvey Glickman --
Class, political domination and the African state / Nelson Kasfir --
The managerial state in Africa : a conflict coalition perspective / Otwin Marenin --
The state as lame leviathan : the patrimonial administrative state in Africa / Thomas M. Callaghy --
Hegemony and state softness : some variations in elite responses / Donald Rothchild --
The dynamics of factionalism in contemporary Africa / René Lemarchand --
The crisis of the socialist state in Africa / Marina S. Ottaway --
The military and the state in Africa : problems of political transition / Claude E. Welch, Jr. --
Foreign exchange and the economic crisis in Africa / Carol Lancaster --
The politics of agricultural pricing in Sub-Saharan Africa / Robert H. Bates --
Basic human needs and the African state / Robert L. Curry, Jr. --
In search of development in Africa / Zaki Ergas.
Responsibility: edited by Zaki Ergas.

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