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The politics of transition in Africa : state, democracy & economic development

Author: Giles Mohan; Tunde Zack-Williams
Publisher: Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press ; Oxford : James Currey Ltd., 2004.
Series: ROAPE African readers.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Africa World Press edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giles Mohan; Tunde Zack-Williams
ISBN: 1592211526 9781592211524 1592211534 9781592211531
OCLC Number: 56953372
Description: ix, 278 p. : map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Theories of the state, the state of the theories / Tunde Zack-Williams & Giles Mohan --
The unsteady state : Uganda, Obote & General Amin / John S. Saul --
The "overdeveloped" post-colonial state / Colin Leys --
Capitalist accumulation in the periphery : the Kenyan case re-examined / Rafael Kaplinsky --
Imperialism & capitalist transformation : critique of a Kenyan debate / Björn Beckman --
Imperialism & the "national bourgeoisie" / Björn Beckman --
Whose state? : state & capitalist development in Nigeria / Björn Beckman --
Political graft & the spoils system in Zambia / Morris Szeftel --
The contemporary African state : a "ruling class"? / Joshua B. Forrest --
Hunger & weapons : the entropy of militarization / Eiichi Shindo --
The military as revolutionary vanguard / Björn Beckman --
The military state & Ethiopia's path to "socialism" / John Markakis --
The Ethiopian military state & Soviet-US involvement in the Horn of Africa / James F. Petras & Morris H. Morley --
Keeping the fires burning : militarization & the politics of gender in South Africa / Jacklyn Cock --
Warlords & militarism in Chad / Roger Charlton & Roy May --
"Transition politics" & the challenge of gender in Nigeria / Hussaina Abdullah --
No shortcuts to democracy, the long march towards modernity / Jean Copans --
The effects of structural adjustment in Kandjadja, Guinea-Bissau / Lars Rudebeck --
Political power & social class in the neo-colonialist African state / Craig Charney --
The crisis of the nation-state in Africa / Basil Davidson & Barry Munslow --
State, peasantry & resettlement in Zimbabwe / Jocelyn Alexander --
Structural adjustment & the political question / Yusuf Bangura --
"Political conditionality" & democratisation / Carolyn Baylies --
The liberation of civil society / Björn Beckman --
New directions in the political economy of development / John Rapley --
Who needs civil society / Chris Allen.
Series Title: ROAPE African readers.
Responsibility: edited by Giles Mohan and Tunde Zack-Williams.

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