Beyond state crisis? : postcolonial Africa and post-Soviet Eurasia in comparative perspective (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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Beyond state crisis? : postcolonial Africa and post-Soviet Eurasia in comparative perspective

Author: Mark R Beissinger; Crawford Young
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Woodrow Wilson Center Press ; Baltimore : Distributed by Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The contributors not only study state breakdown but compare the consequences of post-communism with those of post-colonialism.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beyond state crisis?
Washington, D.C. : Woodrow Wilson Center Press ; Baltimore : Distributed by Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606169188
Online version:
Beyond state crisis?
Washington, D.C. : Woodrow Wilson Center Press ; Baltimore : Distributed by Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606778061
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark R Beissinger; Crawford Young
ISBN: 1930365071 9781930365070 193036508X 9781930365087
OCLC Number: 48376060
Description: xv, 514 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Comparing state crises across two continents / Mark R. Beissinger and Crawford Young --
Convergence to crisis : pre-independence state legacies and post-independence state breakdown in Africa and Eurasia / Mark R. Beissinger and Crawford Young --
At the edge of the world : boundaries, territoriality, and sovereignty in Africa / Achille Mbembe --
Who is strong when the state is weak? Violent entrepreneurship in Russia's emerging markets / Vadim Volkov --
Mafiya troubles, warlord crises / William Reno --
Weak state and private armies / Charles H. Fairbanks, Jr. --
Civil wars and state-building in Africa and Eurasia / David Holloway and Stephen John Stedman --
Effects of state crisis on African interstate relations (and comparisons with Post-Soviet Eurasia) / Donald Rothchild --
Russia : unconsolidated democracy, creeping authoritarianism, or unresolved stagnation? / Lilia Shevotsa --
War, state-making, and democracy in Africa / Richard Joseph --
East goes south : international aid and the production of convergence in Africa and Eurasia / Peter J. Stavrakis --
Economic reform and the discourse of democracy in Africa : resolving the contradictions / Peter M. Lewis --
Ethnicity and state-building : accommodating ethnic differences in post-Soviet Eurasia / Gail W. Lapidus --
Beyond cultural domination : institutionalizing equity in the African state / Francis M. Deng --
Women and political change in post-Soviet Eurasia and postcolonial Africa / Aili Mari Tripp --
Putting the state back together in post-Soviet Georgia / Ghia Nodia --
After the fall : state rehabilitation in Uganda / Crawford Young --
Effective state in postcolonial Africa and post-Soviet Eurasia : hopeless chimera or possible dream? / Mark R. Beissinger and Crawford Young.
Responsibility: edited by Mark R. Beissinger and Crawford Young.
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This volume is one of the few comparative studies of the two regions. As such, it reaches for broader and more theoretical generalizations across distinct geographical and cultural ines, rendering Read more...

 
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