Genealogies, institutions and trans-state networks
Africa is often seen as an emerging as a new 'frontier' for global trade and investment. Yet, intra-regional trade and the achievements of regional economic groupings are still presented as ‘disappointing’ for the continent. This book argues these representations stem from a narrow focus on...
To Be Published December 30th 2015 by Routledge
Neopatrimonialism, a system whereby rulers use state resources for personal benefit and to secure the loyalty of clients in the general population, is central to any teaching or conceptualisation of contemporary African politics. This book is a theoretical and comparative study of neopatrimonialism...
Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge