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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Politics of Neoliberal Reforms in Africa : State and civil society in Cameroon.
Oxford : Langaa RPCIG, ©2011
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (348 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Map of the Republic of Cameroon; 1. Contesting neoliberal reforms in Africa; Introduction; The impact of neoliberalism on Africa; State and civil society opposition; Organisation of the book; Notes; 2. The introduction of neoliberal economic and political reforms in the Cameroonian post-colonial state; Introduction; The nature of the post-colonial state in Cameroon; The post-colonial state and structural adjustment; The post-colonial state and democratisation; Conclusion. 3. Opposition and social-democratic change in Cameroon: The Social Democratic FrontIntroduction; The birth and growth of the SDF; The Anglophone-Francophone divide within the SDF; The regime's repressive and divisive tactics and its international support; The SDF in disarray; Conclusion; Notes; 4. The neoliberalising Cameroonian state and private capital accumulation; Introduction; The post-colonial state and capital accumulation; Privatisation and capital concentration; Globalisation and new forms of domestic private capital accumulation; Conclusion; Notes. 5. Political liberalisation and Anglophone secessionist movements in CameroonIntroduction; The Anglophone problem; The Anglophone movements' struggle for secession; The SCNC leadership's pursuit of international recognition for its secessionist claims; The Anglophone leadership's sensitisation and mobilisation campaign; Prospects for Anglophone secessionist claims; Conclusion; Notes; 6. Good governance, privatisation and ethno-regional conflict in Cameroon; Introduction; Governance and privatisation in Cameroon; Privatisation of the CDC and ethno-regional opposition. Ethno-regional protest actions against CDC privatisationConclusion; Notes; 7. Good governance and border conflicts in Africa: The Bakassi dispute between Cameroon and Nigeria; Introduction; The development of the Bakassi dispute; The implications of the 2002 ICJ ruling and the 2006 Greentree Agreement; Regional resistance to the 2002 ICJ verdict and the 2006 Greentree Agreement; Conclusion; Notes; 8. China and Africa in the era of neoliberal globalisation with Cameroon as a case study; Introduction; The impact of renewed Chinese interest in Africa. Africa's response to China's new engagement with their continentChina-Cameroon relations; Chinese investment in Cameroon; Trade relations between Cameroon and China; Chinese aid to Cameroon; Conclusion; Notes; 9. Political liberalisation and the violent university students' revolt in Cameroon; Introduction; Political liberalisation and student organisation along ethno-regional lines; Political liberalisation and student revolt, 1990-96; Conclusion; Notes; 10. Solving transportation problems in African cities during neoliberal reforms: Innovative responses by the youth in Douala, Cameroon.|