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Warlord politics and African states

Author: William Reno
Publisher: Boulder : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1999.
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Focusing on the examples of Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Zaire, this text demonstrates how African rulers hold on to power while severed from foreign aid and subjected to collapsing economies  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Reno
ISBN: 1555878830 9781555878832
OCLC Number: 44892677
Description: xii, 257 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The distinctive political logic of weak states --
Africa's weakest states after the Cold War --
The organization of warlord politics in Liberia --
Sierra Leone's transition to warlord politics --
Sovereignty and the fragmentation of the Democratic Republic of Congo --
"Reform" and the rejection of liberalism in Nigeria --
Warlords in the global system of states.
Other Titles: Warlord politics & African states
Responsibility: William Reno.

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