6. The People, the Power and the Public Service: Political Identification during Guinea's General Strikes in 2007

  1. Tobias Hagmann2 and
  2. Didier Péclard3
  1. Anita Schroven

Published Online: 21 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444395587.ch6

Negotiating Statehood: Dynamics of Power and Domination in Africa

Negotiating Statehood: Dynamics of Power and Domination in Africa

How to Cite

Schroven, A. (2011) The People, the Power and the Public Service: Political Identification during Guinea's General Strikes in 2007, in Negotiating Statehood: Dynamics of Power and Domination in Africa (eds T. Hagmann and D. Péclard), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444395587.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

    University of Basel, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Bielefeld, Germany

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:

  • people, power and public service;
  • regional-ethnic sentiments;
  • governance institutions;
  • political change;
  • pouvoir and people, state–people relations;
  • West African Rassemblement Démocratique Africain (RDA);
  • state building through public servants;
  • Forécariah, 2007 strikes;
  • feeling of responsibility of fonctionnaires;
  • negotiations of le pouvoir

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Post-Colonial State Building in Guinea

  • Forécariah During the 2007 Strikes

  • The Perpetual Construction of State

  • Conclusion

  • References