1. Negotiating Statehood: Dynamics of Power and Domination in Africa

  1. Tobias Hagmann1 and
  2. Didier Péclard2
  1. Tobias Hagmann1 and
  2. Didier Péclard2

Published Online: 21 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444395587.ch1

Negotiating Statehood: Dynamics of Power and Domination in Africa

Negotiating Statehood: Dynamics of Power and Domination in Africa

How to Cite

Hagmann, T. and Péclard, D. (2011) Negotiating Statehood: Dynamics of Power and Domination in Africa, in Negotiating Statehood: Dynamics of Power and Domination in Africa (eds T. Hagmann and D. Péclard), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444395587.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, USA

  2. 2

    University of Basel, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, USA

  2. 2

    University of Basel, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 26 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444338683

Online ISBN: 9781444395587

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Keywords:

  • negotiating statehood;
  • power dynamics in Africa;
  • savage privatization policies;
  • states, in pathological categories;
  • state failure paradigm critics;
  • ‘negotiating statehood’ framework;
  • ‘state–society relations’;
  • state actors;
  • ‘negotiation arena’;
  • African state, hegemonic quest

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Negotiating Statehood: A Heuristic Framework

  • Actors, Resources and Repertoires

  • Negotiation Arenas and Tables

  • Objects of Negotiation

  • The Hegemonic Quest of the State in Africa

  • Conclusion

  • References