Falola, Toyin

The Palgrave Handbook of African Politics, Governance and Development

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Contextualizing the Debates on Politics, Governance and Development
Samuel Ojo Oloruntoba, Toyin Falola

Part I. Theories and Concepts

2. Competing Theories and Concepts on Politics, Governance, and Development
Wanjala S. Nasong’o

3. Theory of the Crises of the State
Ogenga Otunnu

4. Post-colonialism: Theoretical Foundations and Relevance to African Politics
Godwin Onuoha

5. Decoloniality as a Combative Ontology in African Development
William Mpofu

6. Theories of Social Change and Development in Africa
Augustine Okechukwu Agugua

7. Theoretical Foundations of Nation-Building
Lawrence Ogbo Ugwuanyi

Part II. History and Contexts of Politics, Governance, Politics, and Development

8. Pre-colonial Political Institutions: Relevance for Contemporary Africa
Elizabeth A. Eldredge

9. Politics and Society in Pre-colonial Africa: Implications for Governance in Contemporary Times
Alinah K. Segobye

10. Settler and Non-settler Colonialism in Africa
Adelaja Odutola Odukoya

11. Nationalism in Africa: Concepts, Types and Phases
Maurice N. Amutabi

12. Nationalism and Political Independence in Africa
James Olusegun Adeyeri

Part III. The Military in Politics

13. Theories of Military in African Politics
G. S. Mmaduabuchi Okeke

14. Coups and Countercoups in Africa
Richard Obinna Iroanya

15. Military and Transition Politics
Rotimi Ajayi, Yusuf Ibrahim

16. Civil–Military Relations in Africa
Browne Onuoha

Part IV. Identity Politics, Conflict, and Development

17. Politics of Identity and the Crisis of Nation-Building in Africa
Ikenna Mike Alumona, Stephen Nnaemeka Azom

18. Migration and Xenophobia in Africa
Lanre Ikuteyijo, Peter Olayiwola

19. Identity Politics and Wars of Secession in Africa
Nicasius Achu Check

20. Ethnic Identity and Conflicts in Africa
Ferdinand O. Ottoh

21. Identities, Conflicts, and Africa’s Refugee Crises
Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso

22. Resource Control and Conflict in Africa
Victor Ojakorotu

Part V. Social Forces, Governance, and Development

23. Trade Unions and the Struggle for Democracy in Africa
Kolawole E. Omomowo

24. The Peasantry and Politics in Africa
Linnet Hamasi

25. Civil Society Organizations and Democratic Governance in Africa
Dele Seteolu, James Okuneye

26. Uncivil Society and Ethnic Militia in African Politics
Mumo Nzau

27. Migration and Urbanization in Africa
John Lekan Oyefara

Part VI. Democracy, Governance, and Development

28. Democracy and Political Development in Africa
Adeolu Durotoye

29. Political Parties and Democracy in Africa
Jo-Ansie Wyk

30. Institutions, Neopatrimonial Politics and Democratic Development
E. Remi Aiyede, A. Afeaye Igbafe

31. Gender and Governance
Damilola Agbalajobi

32. Political Participation and Political Citizenship
Oluyemi O. Fayomi, Grace T. Adebayo

33. Media and Politics in Africa
Sharon Adetutu Omotoso

34. Public Procurement and Development in Africa
Vincent Efebeh

Part VII. The Political Economy of Development

35. Challenges of Economic Development in Africa: The Dichotomy of a Debate and the Africanist View
Adewale Aderemi, Faeren Agaigbe

36. Resource Governance and the Crisis of Development
Cyril Obi

37. Illicit Financial Flows and the African Development Conundrum
Samuel Ojo Oloruntoba

38. Public Good and the Crises of Service Delivery in Africa
Olugbenga Olatunji

39. Rethinking Regional Integration for Development and Eradication of Poverty in Africa: The Missing Link
Christopher C. Nshimbi

40. The Resilient Informal Economy in the Milieu of African Development
Oluyemi O. Fayomi, Grace Adebayo, Uchechukwu Okorie

Part VIII. Africa in Global Politics

41. The Role of International Financial Institutions in Africa
Adeoye Akinola

42. Africa in the Global Trading System
Lere Amusan

43. Africa and Foreign Direct Investment
Scott D. Taylor

44. Africa and the BRICS: In Whose Interest?
Ian Taylor

45. Africa’s Development Narratives: From Growth to Wellbeing
Lorenzo Fioramonti

46. The Politics of Foreign Aid
Dikeledi A. Mokoena

47. From OAU to AU: Rethinking Supranational Governance in Africa
Babatunde Fagbayibo

48. Pan-Africanism is Africa’s Third Way: The Cultural Relevance of African Political Economy
Rita Kiki Edozie

Part IX. The Future of African Governance, Politics, and Development

49. Demography and the Future of Africa
Timothy A. Atoyebi, Oludare Anuodo

50. From Hard to Human Security: Rethinking the Security Architecture in Africa
Adewale Sunday Owolabi

51. Research, Innovation and Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa
Chika A. Ezeanya-Esiobu

52. Energy Security and the Future of Development in Africa
Lucky E. Asuelime, Blessing Simura

53. Climate Change, Food Security and Sustainable Development in Africa
Jennifer Turyatemba Tumushabe

54. The Political Economy of Corruption
Samuel Zalanga

55. Rethinking Governance and Development
Augustin Kwasi Fosu

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Governance and Government, African Politics, Political Leadership, Democracy, Regional Development, Comparative Politics

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