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State crises, globalisation, and national movements in north-east Africa [electronic resource] / edited by Asafa Jalata.

Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.
Series:
Routledge advances in international relations and politics ; 31.
Routledge advances in international relations and global politics ; 31
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (272 p.)
Subjects:
State, The.
Nationalism -- Africa, Northeast.
Globalization -- Political aspects -- Africa, Northeast.
Africa, Northeast -- Politics and government -- 1974-
Africa, Northeast -- Ethnic relations.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
By identifying the critical central contradictions that are built into the politics of the Horn of Africa, this book demonstrates that the crises of the Horn states stem from their political behaviour and structural forces, such as internal social forces, and global forces that have become involved on the sides of these states without requiring accountability, the rule of law, or the implementation of, at least, 'limited democracy'.The contributors provide a deep understanding of structural and conjunctural forces that have interacted in the processes of state power; the role of interv
Contents:
Front Cover; State Crises, Globalisation and National Movements in North-East Africa; Copyright Page; Contents; List of contributors; Foreword; Preface; 1. The process of state formation in the Horn of Africa in comparative perspective: Asafa Jalata; 2. The racialised and Islamicised Sudanese state and the question of Southern Sudan: Amir Idris; 3. Global capitalism and the Oromo liberation struggle: Theoretical notes on US policy towards the Ethiopian empire: William I. Robinson; 4. Two national liberation movements compared: Oromia and Southern Sudan: Asafa Jalata
5. The Oromo Gada system of government: An indigenous African democracy: Lemmu Baissa6. Contending democracies: US-sponsored 'democracy' encounters indigenous Oromo democratic forms: Bonnie K. Holcomb; 7. The Sidama nation and the solidarity of colonised nations in Ethiopia: Seyoum Yunkura Hameso; 8. Globalisation and Africa: reconstructing the failed Somali state and reviving national identity: Alice Bettis Hashim; 9. What next in the Horn of Africa?: Reconsidering the state and self-determination: Leenco Lata; Select bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Jalata, Asafa, 1954-
ISBN:
1-134-27626-5
1-280-05974-5
0-203-00626-7
OCLC:
56909342
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