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Author Chabal, Patrick, 1951-

Title Africa works : disorder as political instrument / Patrick Chabal, Jean-Pascal Daloz.

Published [London] : International African Institute in association with James Currey, Oxford ; Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1999.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.20967 CHAB  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description xxi, 170 p. ; 23 cm.
Series African issues
African issues (International African Institute)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 164-166) and index.
Contents Introduction: The Question of Analysis -- I. The Informalization of Politics. 1. W(h)ither the State? 2. The Illusions of Civil Society. 3. Recycled Elites -- II. The 'Re-traditionalization' of Society. 4. Of Masks & Men: the Question of Identity. 5. The Taming of the Irrational: Witchcraft & Religion. 6. Crime & Enrichment: the Profits of Violence -- III. The Productivity of Economic 'Failure'. 7. The Ab(use) of Corruption. 8. The Bounties of Dependence. 9. The (In)significance of Development -- IV. A New Paradigm. 10. The Political Instrumentalization of Disorder.
Other author Daloz, Jean-Pascal.
Subject Elite (Social sciences) -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Civil society -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Political corruption -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Politics and government -- 1960-
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Economic conditions -- 1960-
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Social conditions -- 1960-
ISBN 0253335256 (cl : alk. paper)
0253212871 (pa : alk. paper)
0852558198 (James Currey : cl : alk. paper)
0852558147 (James Currey : pa : alk. paper)
0852558147 :(pbk.) : No price
0253212871 (US : cased)
0253335256 (US : pbk.)
0852558198