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The Paradox of Third-wave Democratization in Africa
Language: en
Pages: 187
Authors: Abdoulaye Saine
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Lexington Books

This book is concerned primarily with political and economic events in Africa and The Gambia, especially between the 1994 coup d'etat and 2008. Significantly, it proffers policy recommendations to position this small but potentially rich country to leverage economic globalization to benefit the poor. Readily comprehensible to specialists and laypersons
Culture and Customs of Gambia
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Abdoulaye S Saine Ph.D.
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-13 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Ideal for high school and undergraduate students, this addition to the Culture and Customs of Africa series examines the contemporary cultures and traditions of modern Gambia, from religious customs to literature to cuisine and much more. • A map of Gambia • Photographs depicting places in Gambia and people engaging
Historical Dictionary of The Gambia
Language: en
Pages: 614
Authors: David Perfect
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-27 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This fifth edition of Historical Dictionary of The Gambia contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.
Dictionary of African Biography
Language: en
Authors: David Perfect
Categories: History
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Personalist Rule in Africa and Other World Regions
Language: en
Pages: 348
Authors: Jeroen J.J. Van den Bosch
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-20 - Publisher: Routledge

This book presents an innovative model linking insights from democratization, development and conflict studies to explain personalist behavior and their violent transitions. Based on multiple case studies from Sub Saharan Africa, the author maps and predicts regime transitions, presenting examples of how states can avoid such vicious circles of conflict