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The African Colonial State in Comparative Perspective
"Bula Matari" and the contemporary African crisis on the state the nature and genesis of the colonial state constructing "Bula Matari" the colonial state institutionalized toward African independenceExpand
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The Rise and Decline of the Zairian State
Zaire, apparently strong and stable under President Mobutu in the early 1970s, was bankrupt and discredited by the end of that decade, beset by hyperinflation and mass corruption, the populace forcedExpand
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Pastoral politics in the northeast periphery in Uganda: AK-47 as change agent
Our aim in this article is to contribute to understanding the effects of firearms on the relationship between the state and pastoral communities in contemporary northeast Uganda. The Karamoja regionExpand
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The Postcolonial State in Africa: Fifty Years of Independence, 1960–2010
  • C. Young
  • Political Science
  • 20 November 2012
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 andExpand
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The rising tide of cultural pluralism : the nation-state at bay?
Crawford Young and a panel of contributors here assess the changing impact of cultural pluralism on political processes around the world, specifically in the former Soviet Union, China, the UnitedExpand
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Africa: An Interim Balance Sheet
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Ethnicity and politics in Africa
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The African Colonial State and Its Political Legacy
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