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Author Galvan, Dennis Charles.

Title The state must be our master of fire : how peasants craft sustainable development in Senegal / Dennis C. Galvan.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store QA  11006    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 317 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Buying rope is now a young man's job -- The Serer of Siin -- Contested and enmeshing -- Land pawning as a response to the standardization of tenure -- Two romanticizations -- The king has come : now everything is ruined -- Culturally sustainable development.
Subject Land tenure -- Senegal -- Sine-Saloum -- History.
Serer (African people) -- Government relations.
Acculturation -- Senegal -- Case studies.
Sine-Saloum (Senegal) -- Social conditions.
Sine-Saloum (Senegal) -- Economic conditions.
ISBN 0520227786 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520235916 (pbk. : alk. paper)