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Author Muiu, Mueni wa.

Title A new paradigm of the African state : fundi wa Afrika / Mueni wa Muiu and Guy Martin
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 271 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction: The Rationale for a New Theory of the African State -- Theories of the African State: Modernization, Dependency, and Statist -- Reconstructionist Theories of the African State -- Indigenous African Political Systems and Institutions -- The African Colonial and Post-Colonial State -- Genocide: African Natural Resources and the West -- Africa in the World Economy: Globalization and Re-Colonization -- The Congo State in Historical Perspective I: Indigenous Congolese Political Systems and Institutions -- The Congo State in Historical Perspective II: From the Congo Free State to the Democratic Republic of the Congo -- South Africa: Indigenous African Political Institutions and the Foreign Encounter -- South Africa: Indigenous African Political Institutions -- South Africa: Apartheid, the African National Congress (ANC), and Public Service Delivery by the ANC Government, 1948-2006 -- Fundi Wa Afrika: A New Paradigm of the African State -- Conclusion: Toward a Federation of African States
Summary Offers a historical, multidisciplinary perspective on African political systems and institutions, ranging from Antiquity (Egypt, Kush and Axum) to the present with particular focus on their destruction through successive exogenous processes including the Atlantic slave trade, imperialism, colonialism and neo-colonialism or globalization
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-266) and index
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Subject Africa -- Politics and government -- Philosophy.
Africa -- Politics and government.
Form Electronic book
Author Martin, Guy, 1945-
LC no. 2008021607
ISBN 0230607802
0230618316 (electronic bk.)
9780230618312 (electronic bk.)