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The modern African state

quest for transformation

by Godfrey Mwakikagile

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in Huntington, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-,
    • Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1960-,
    • Africa -- Social conditions -- 1960-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementGodfrey Mwakikagile.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT30.5 .M89 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 251 p. ;c 24 cm.
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3945804M
      ISBN 101560729368
      LC Control Number2001030535

      It provides the African social science research community with a unique opportunity to reflect on some of the key issues facing the social sciences in particular, and Africa and the world at large. The theme of the scientific conference of the 13th CODESRIA General Assembly is: Africa and the Challenges of the Twenty-First Century. Premodern State Formation and Cross-Cultural Views. To understand where the modern state is coming from, and what differentiates it from other or earlier state forms, it is useful to look into processes of premodern state formation as well as into works that compare the western European process of modern state formation with other regions or highlight the influences the oriental world had on.

        The communal value of an African writer or the African experience (inner core) has been the main thematic focus of the writings of modern African authors. A progressive examination of African literature reveal that after the arrival of the Europeans on African shores in the 16th Century, slave trade boomed and literature became the only way of. Power, Authority and the State 7 also an important concept in political sociology. The meaning of power and authority has been summarised by Steven Lukes (). Lukes explains that, central to the idea of power is the notion of ‘bringing about consequences’, not unlike, for instance, the way in which your sociology teacher ensures that people.

      “The Politics of Custom is an incisive and original investigation of the stubbornly persistent role played by traditional authorities in modern Africa. Featuring a stellar cast of contributors and a superb synthetic introduction by the editors, this book is a major contribution that will appeal to a broad audience.”. tently. In addition to these two comparable books, there are several edited compilations of works by Afri-can social and political thinkers, notably J. Ayodele Langely, Ideologies of Liberation in Black Africa Documents on Modern African Political Thought from Colonial Times to File Size: KB.


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