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Articles by Paul Nugent
States and Social Contracts in Africa
NLR 63, May-June 2010, pp. 35-68in
Arguing for a renewed focus on political economy, Nugent surveys repertoires of state power and forms of social contract in Africa. Control of revenue, land and population as variables permuted by post-colonial regimes—and reordered by the pressures of structural adjustment.Read this article or download a PDF file
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