African Politics of Survival Extraversion and Informality in the Contemporary World

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Endo, Mitsugi.
Other Authors: Neocosmos, Michael.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford : Langaa RPCIG, 2021.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • 3. Somalia as a Collapsed State
  • 4. How Does a Collapsed State Work?
  • 5 Analytical Perspective on the Working Collapsed State
  • 6. State Building as Extraversion in Somalia
  • 7. Concluding Remarks
  • Endnotes
  • Acknowledgement
  • References
  • Chapter 5
  • When African Potentials Fail to Work: The Background to Recent Land Conflicts in Africa
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Flexibility and Negotiability in the African Land Tenure System
  • 3. Population Growth and Strong Demand for Land
  • 4. Land Law Reforms
  • 5. Reasons for Land Conflicts
  • 6. Conclusion
  • Endnotes
  • Acknowledgement
  • Chapter 3
  • Competing Local Knowledges of an Indigenous Plant: The Social Construction of Legitimate Rooibos Use in Post-Apartheid South Africa
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Interaction of Local Knowledges
  • 3. Configuration of Local Knowledges Regarding Rooibos Use in Post-Apartheid South Africa
  • 4. Concluding Remarks: Images of Local Knowledge in a Global Market
  • Endonotes
  • Acknowledgement
  • References
  • Chapter 4
  • The Working Collapsed State as a Resilient Reaction in the Contemporary World: The Case of Somalia
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Conceptualising the Collapsed State
  • Chapter 2
  • Overcoming the Dichotomy between Africa and the West: Norms and Measures for Arms Transfers to Non-State Actors (NSAs)
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Modern State Formation, 'Standards of Civilisation' and NSAs
  • 3. Interwar Period: 'Standards of Civilisation' Continued
  • 4. Post-WWII: From Positive to Negative Sovereignty
  • 5. Post-Cold War: Three Approaches to Arms Transfer
  • 6. Post-Cold War International Agreements
  • 7. Diversification and Fragmentation of International Norms
  • 8. Conclusion
  • Endnotes
  • Acknowledgement
  • References
  • Chapter 1
  • A Legitimate Proxy? The United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire from the Perspective of African Regional Organisations
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Political Trajectory of Côte d'Ivoire Leading up to Intervention by the UN PKO
  • 3. How Was This Intervention Possible?
  • 4. The Response of African Regional Organisations to the Post-Election Crisis in Côte d'Ivoire
  • 5. The Legitimacy Underpinning the UN PKO Military Operation
  • 6. Was the United Nations a 'Proxy' for the Nations of Africa?
  • 7. Conclusion
  • Endnotes
  • Acknowledgement
  • References
  • Cover
  • Title page
  • Copyright page
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Contents
  • Series Preface. African Potentials for Convivial World-Making
  • 1. The Idea of 'African Potentials'
  • 2. African Forum: A Unique Intellectual Collaboration between Japan and Africa
  • 3. What are African Potentials?
  • 4. The African Potentials Series
  • Acknowledgement
  • Introduction. African Politics of Survival: Extraversion and Informality in the Contemporary World
  • Acknowledgement
  • References