Intervention and Transnationalism in Africa: Global-Local by Thomas Callaghy,Ronald Kassimir,Robert Latham

By Thomas Callaghy,Ronald Kassimir,Robert Latham

because the proposal of globalization emerges as a key proposal in social sciences within the twenty-first century, knowing how exterior forces and phenomena form the politics of geographical regions and groups is primary. This 2001 quantity calls recognition to 'transboundary formations' - intersections of cross-border, nationwide and native forces that produce, smash or rework neighborhood order and political authority, considerably impacting on traditional people's lives. It analyzes the intervention of exterior forces in political existence, either deepening and broadening the concept that of overseas 'intervention' and the complicated contexts in which it unfolds. whereas transboundary formations can emerge anyplace, they've got a specific salience in sub-Saharan Africa the place the bounds to kingdom energy lead them to in particular pervasive and consequential. together with conceptual contributions and theoretically-informed case reports, the quantity considers global-local connections, taking a clean viewpoint on modern Africa's political constraints and probabilities, with vital implications for different elements of the world.

Show description

Read or Download Intervention and Transnationalism in Africa: Global-Local Networks of Power PDF

Similar practical politics books

Global Political Marketing (Routledge Research in Political Communication)

There's expanding information of becoming similarities in political advertising and marketing practices all over the world. worldwide political advertising is a finished research of why, how and with what impact events use political advertising and marketing in a variety of political structures - presidential, parliamentary, and multi-party, and tested and rising democracies.

Speaking with the People's Voice: How Presidents Invoke Public Opinion (Presidential Rhetoric and Political Communication)

The position of public opinion in American democracy has been a imperative challenge of students who usually research how public opinion affects coverage makers and the way politicians, specifically presidents, attempt to form public opinion. yet in conversing with the People’s Voice: How Presidents Invoke Public Opinion, Jeffrey P.

The Crisis of Theory: E.P. Thompson, the new left and postwar British politics

The challenge of concept tells the tale of the political and highbrow adventures of E. P. Thompson, certainly one of Britain's leading twentieth-century thinkers. Drawing on outstanding new unpublished records, Scott Hamilton exhibits that each one of Thompson's paintings, from his acclaimed histories to his voluminous political writings to his little-noticed poetry, was once encouraged by way of an identical passionate and idiosyncratic imaginative and prescient of the realm.

Popular Resistance in Palestine: A History of Hope and Empowerment

The Western media paint Palestinian resistance opposed to Israeli profession as completely violent: armed resistance, suicide bombings, and rocket assaults. in fact those tools are the exception to what's a calm and inventive resistance flow. during this attention-grabbing e-book, Dr Mazin Qumsiyeh synthesises facts from hundreds of thousands of unique assets to supply the main finished examine of civil resistance in Palestine.

Extra info for Intervention and Transnationalism in Africa: Global-Local Networks of Power

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.79 of 5 – based on 10 votes