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State and society in independent north Africa.

L. Carl Brown

State and society in independent north Africa.

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Published by Middle East Institute in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, North
    • Subjects:
    • Africa, North -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesThe James Terry Duce memorial series,, v.1
      ContributionsConference on Middle Eastern Affairs (18th : 1964 : Washington, D.C.).
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC545 .B7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 332 p.
      Number of Pages332
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5989683M
      LC Control Number66020316
      OCLC/WorldCa843940

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State and society in independent north Africa. by L. Carl Brown Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings Congresses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brown, L. Carl (Leon Carl), State and society in independent north Africa. Ever since independence, revolts and riots in North Africa have structured relations between society and the state.

While the state has always managed to restore order, the unexpected outbreak of the Arab Spring revolts has presented a real challenge to state stability.

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book contemporary North Africa, as expressed through the politics, culture and history of nationhood. From Morocco to Libya, from bankers to refugees, from colonialism to globalisation, a range of individual studies examines how North Africans have imagined and made their world in.

66 State-Society Relations in Africa harmful to development, the literature now suggests that both state and civil society are needed: a strong civil society provides a base of legiti-macy and a capacity for activity on which the state can build, but civil society also needs the state for provision of certain services.3 Yet such.

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However, the return of the state was now premised upon a whole series of proposals about. The material in this book also encompasses North Africa, referring to the northernmost tier of African countries that border the Mediterranean Sea: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya.

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Uncontrolled population growth has proved to be one of the most important barriers to economic development in post-independent West Africa. It has contributed to massive migration to the urban areas. Cities like Lagos, Accra, Abidjan, Freetown, Dakar and.

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