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Product Description: How do political systems in Africa work? Is the "real" business of politics taking place outside the scope of standard political analysis, in an "informal" or more personalised setting? How are the prospects for reform and renewal in African societies affected by the emerging elites? Is "modernisation" in Africa different? Are there within African countries social, political and cultural factors which aspire to the continuation of patrimony and conspire against economic development?Relations of power between rulers and the ruled continue to inform the role of the state and the expectations of the newly emphasized civil society...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780852558195 | Intl African Inst, June 1, 1999, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: Are there social, political and cultural factors in Africa which aspire to the continuation of patrimony and conspire against economic development?
9780253335258 | Indiana Univ Pr, April 1, 1999, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: How do political systems in Africa work?

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9780852558140 | James Currey Ltd, April 1, 2000, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: How do political systems in Africa work?
9780253212870 | Indiana Univ Pr, April 1, 1999, cover price $25.95

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Product Description: This text compares field research from the capital cities of three African states to analyze how the decline of state-funded education and the appearance of private education is altering the composition of civil society. Specifically, urban elites have created an entire network of schools for their own use - under conditions of rapidly shrinking educational opportunity for the general population...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781840149333 | Ashgate Pub Ltd, February 1, 1999, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: This text compares field research from the capital cities of three African states to analyze how the decline of state-funded education and the appearance of private education is altering the composition of civil society.

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Product Description: This work critically reviews the conventional uses of the concept of civil society in promoting democratization in Africa and suggests omissions and modifications are needed for more accurate analyses. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Nelson Kasfir (editor)

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9780714649085 | Routledge, August 1, 1998, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: This work critically reviews the conventional uses of the concept of civil society in promoting democratization in Africa and suggests omissions and modifications are needed for more accurate analyses.

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Product Description: One of four essays, published separately, but also available together in one hardback edition, which survey classical liberalism and civil society. This book examines ethnicity, liberty and the role of the state, covering optimal ethnic integration/separation, the demand for federalism and more...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781858985473 | Edward Elgar Pub, March 1, 1998, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: One of four essays, published separately, but also available together in one hardback edition, which survey classical liberalism and civil society.

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9781555876449 | Lynne Rienner Pub, October 1, 1996, cover price $48.00

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9781555878412 | Lynne Rienner Pub, December 1, 1996, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: This text examines the potential value of the concept of civil society for enhancing the current understanding of state-society relations in Africa. The authors review the meanings of civil society in political philosophy, as well as alternative approaches to employing the concept in African settings...read more
By Naomi Chazan (editor), John W. Harbeson (editor) and Donald Rothchild (editor)

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9781555873608 | Lynne Rienner Pub, June 1, 1994, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: This text examines the potential value of the concept of civil society for enhancing the current understanding of state-society relations in Africa.

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9781555876418 | Lynne Rienner Pub, February 1, 1996, cover price $22.50 | About this edition: This text examines the potential value of the concept of civil society for enhancing the current understanding of state-society relations in Africa.

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