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African nation-state in crisis

Martin, Guy

African nation-state in crisis

alternative frameworks for regional governance

by Martin, Guy

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Published by Centre for Southern African Studies, School of Government in Bellville, South Africa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Regionalism -- Africa.,
    • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-,
    • Africa -- Economic integration.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 14-17).

      StatementGuy Martin.
      SeriesSouthern African perspectives ;, no. 76
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ1873.5.R43 M37 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination17 p. ;
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6895287M
      ISBN 101868084469
      LC Control Number00695245
      OCLC/WorldCa44524996

      Basil Davidson is among the most widely read and respected of Africa's historians, and is, as Roland Oliver, author of The Cambridge History of Africa, has observed, "the one best trusted in Black Africa itself." Now, in this often brilliant, unfailingly provocative work, he traces the roots of Africa's independence movement and puts the continent's present-day political instability into 5/5(1). The crisis of the American hegemony makes a unipolar world unthinkable and the power vacuum is filled by the ultra-free-trading ideology, according to which the global market will self-rule. Instead of extending Keynes to world scale, they pretend to restore the pre-Keynesian world.

      The Black Man's Burden book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Davidson asks can the crisis of the nation-state in Africa be best understood comparatively with the crisis of the nation-state and ethnic conflict in Eastern Europe? This is an important contribution for two reasons. He is an Honorary Fellow of /5.   (). Historical dispossession and the crisis of the nation‐state in Africa. Review of African Political Economy: Vol. 22, No. 65, pp. Cited by: 1.

      The African nation-state is in a period of profound transformation, according to African experts interviewed for episode 8 of Carnegie Corporation’s Peacebuilders podcast series. The word encyclopedic seems somehow inadequate for a book whose subject spans 2, years on a continent as large and diverse as Africa, a continent where--by some estimates--Christianity is expanding at a rate roughly double that at which it is declining in the Western world. But it is probably the best word available to convey the scope and style of Isichei's book, which is informative and Cited by:


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First editions

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The Crisis of the Nation-state in Africa Basil Davidson & Barry Munslow This discussion on the crisis of the nation-state in Africa is an edited transcript of a conversation recorded at Basil Davidson's home in Somerset. He is currently writing a book, provisionally entitled 'The Nation-State Dead-End: Africa and Europe After Imperialism' which.

This discussion on the crisis of the nation‐state in Africa is an edited transcript of a conversation recorded at Basil Davidson's home in Somerset.

He is currently writing a book, provisionally entitled ‘The Nation‐State Dead‐End: Africa and Europe After Imperialism’ which is expected to be completed in Cited by: As a result, the phenomenon of nationalism as a derivative of the nation-state is the platform on which struggles for identity become visible.

The appropriation of the construct of the nation-state, used to regulate European models of society proves problematic when implemented in African and Asian realities of multi ethnic, racial, religious.

At the Second World War’s end, it was clear that business as usual in colonized Africa would not resume. Du Bois’s The World and Africa, published inrecognized the depth of the crisis that the war had brought to Europe, and hence to Europe’s domination over much of the Bois believed that Africa’s past provided lessons for its future, for international.

But there is still a book to be written about the role African nation-state in crisis book conflict in African state formation. Almost all nations—not just western, not just African—have been through periods of civil conflict and state failure before emerging into the societies they are today.

Author: Nicholas Westcott. Yet another collection of essays speculating on the future of the nation-state, this volume is less focused and coherent than most. The editor asks in the introduction whether the facts bear out the common belief in a crisis of the nation-state. The answer that emerges from the heterogeneous cases explored in subsequent chapters is muddled.

The nation-state is obviously in trouble in Russia. This book examines the place of women within ethnic and national communities in nine different societies, and the ways in which the state intervenes in their lives.

Contributions from a group of scholars examine the situations in their religious, economic and historical context. In The Postcolonial State in Africa, Crawford Young offers an informed and authoritative comparative overview of fifty years of African independence, drawing on his decades of research and first-hand experience on the African continent.

&#;&#; &#;Young identifies three cycles of hope and disappointment common to many of the African states (including those in North Africa) over the Cited by: The postcolonial countries of Africa turned to nationalism as a liberating force, but as Davidson observes in this profound inquiry, the modern African nation-state has meant harsh dictatorships, mass.

Historical Dispossession and the Crisis of the Nation-State in Africa Shubi Ishemo Two recent books by Basil Davidson constitute 'a summary and perspective' on his work on Africa, the whole being arguably unrivalled as a contribution to the cause of liberation and the reclamation of an African voice in history.

At the Second World War's end, it was clear that business as usual in colonized Africa would not resume. Du Bois's The World and Africa, published inrecognized the depth of the crisis that the war had brought to Europe, and hence to Europe's domination over much of the Bois believed that Africa's past provided lessons for its future, for international statecraft, and Cited by:   Political, defense, and security policymakers should read The Crisis of the African State as indicative of the problems confronting weak states that govern ethnically diverse populations in Africa.

These challenges possess the potential to activate populations politically in ways they have not been mobilized previously. Emeka Nwosu’s Nigeria and Crisis of the Nation State is a book for all seasons for politicians, political science and philosophy students, journalists and all Nigerian patriots with a genuine.

This book explores the instability of the African postcolonial state and demonstrates that such a fundamental crisis can be solved only through discourses and practices that are designed beyond the Westphalian model of the modern state and out of the neo-patrimonialistic system of African governance.

Any reader who seeks to understand today's Africa would find "Perspectives on Nation - State Formation in Contemporary Africa" of special interest. By examining the early history to the colonial period and since independence, the author's analysis helps us understand the nation-building process/5.

1 day ago: The African Republic of Mombombu updated the World Factbook entry. 1 day 1 hour ago: Great francium ceased to exist. 1 day 8 hours ago: The Sultanate of Ettaine departed this region for The Old Forest.

2 days 11 hours ago: The African Republic of Mombombu updated the World Factbook entry. 2 days 13 hours ago: Sawab ceased to exist. Democracy and Governance in Africa Africa's continuing reliance on foreign aid has increased the opportunities for bilateral and multilateral aid agencies to influence policy making in the region.

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Nothing advertises the crisis of our nation-state system so well, in fact, as its 65 million refugees – a “new normal” far greater than the “old emergency” (in ) of 40 million.

The. This book, widely read in France, is written by a brilliant former French policy planner and current ambassador to the European Union. It argues that the territorial nation-state is giving way: from without, to a welter of overlapping, transnational networks fueled by information technology; from within, to subnational ethnic communities.

The challenges facing the nation-state in contemporary Africa are increasingly attracting the attention of scholars interested to understand how the decomposition and recomposition of popular political identities on the continent are affecting the post-colonial (secular) unitary project.

The studies presented in this volume show that the challenges to the post-colonial nation-state project in. Understanding Venezuela: A Case Study on the Nation-State A REVIEW BY JOHN LOMBARDI The Rise of Nationalism in Venezuela By Jonathan Eastwood Gainesville: University Press of Florida, pages Nationalism and the idea of the nation-state fascinate us all.African viewpoint: The nation state Their question was when, not whether, Nigeria would break up as a political entity in the aftermath of the leadership crisis of the past two months.

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