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The Morphosyntax of Complement-Head Sequences: Clause Structure and Word Order Patterns in Kwa

Enoch Oladé Aboh

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195159905
eISBN:
9780199788125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159905.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book examines the syntax of the Niger-Conger language family, which includes most of the languages of sub-Saharan Africa. The book's author, who is a native speaker of Gungbe — one of the ... More


Niger

Matthias Basedau

in Elections in Africa: A Data Handbook

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296454
eISBN:
9780191600036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296452.003.0038
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

This chapter on elections and electoral systems in Niger follows the same format as all the other country chapters in the book. The first section is introductory and contains a historical overview, ... More


 Resurgence and the New Order in West Africa: Primal Pillar

Lamin Sanneh

in Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195189605
eISBN:
9780199868582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189605.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Synopsis: The chapter describes the creation of a new social order to replace the one based on slavery and the slave trade, with new structures of local leadership setting a new standard. The chapter ... More


Securing Futures: Youth, Generation, and Muslim Identities in Niger

Adeline Masquelier

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

Against the backdrop of intensified global flows, liberalization of national politics, and deepening economic crises, a state-controlled, ostensibly monolithic Islamic tradition has evolved into ... More


Morphosyntactic parameters and the internal classification of Benue‐Kwa (Niger‐Congo) *

Victor Manfredi

in Historical Syntax and Linguistic Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199560547
eISBN:
9780191721267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560547.003.0019
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

Niger‐Congo's Kwa and Benue‐Congo zones, jointly covering most of tropical Africa, run between isolating and agglutinative types. Historical phonology finds few innovations above the local cluster, ... More


International Law Enforcement

Karen J. Alter

in The New Terrain of International Law: Courts, Politics, Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154749
eISBN:
9781400848683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154749.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents four case studies covering all of the substantive domains in which international courts operate. The case studies show World Trade Organization (WTO) litigation pressuring the ... More


Premier-Presidentialism, President-Parliamentarism, and Democratic Performance: Indicative Case Studies

Robert Elgie

in Semi-Presidentialism: Sub-Types And Democratic Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199585984
eISBN:
9780191729003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585984.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents a set of indicative case studies that illustrate the consequences of the two forms of semi-presidentialism. For both, evidence from cases that appear to confirm the hypothesized ... More


Christian Life in the Age of Bishop Crowther

Adrian Hastings

in The Church in Africa, 1450-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263999
eISBN:
9780191600623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263996.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Bishop Samuel Crowther was the first African bishop ordained by the Church Missionary Society in 1943. This chapter discusses Christian life during this age. Aspects covered are ‘Black Europeans’ (a ... More


Sahelian frameworks

Anne Haour

in Rulers, Warriors, Traders, Clerics: The Central Sahel and the North Sea, 800-1500

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264119
eISBN:
9780191734694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264119.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter provides an overview of the current state of archaeological research in the central Sahel. Archaeological research on the central Sahel is still in its infancy while historical research ... More


Ṣūfī Mystics of the Niger Desert: Sidi Mahmud and the Hermits of Aïr

H. T. Norris

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198265382
eISBN:
9780191682889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265382.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book is a study of the evidence that exists to this day in the Niger Republic, and in the adjacent regions of Saharan and non-Saharan Africa, about the life of Sīdī Mahmūd al-Baghdādī, who, it ... More


The Power of the Between: An Anthropological Odyssey

Paul Stoller

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226775340
eISBN:
9780226775364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226775364.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

It is the anthropologist's fate to always be between things: countries, languages, cultures, even realities. But rather than lament this, the author celebrates the creative power of the between, ... More


Inside and Outside the Conspiracy

Luciano Canfora and Julian Stringer (eds)

in Julius Caesar: The People's Dictator

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619368
eISBN:
9780748670734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619368.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Caesar's career was marked by two conspiracies: in one of them, which failed, he was a participant ‘from a distance’, or was at least aware of it; of the other, which succeeded, he was the target. He ... More


Love in Africa

Jennifer Cole and Lynn M. Thomas (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226113524
eISBN:
9780226113555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113555.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In recent years, scholarly interest in love has flourished. Historians have addressed the rise of romantic love and marriage in Europe and the United States, while anthropologists have explored the ... More


Bargaining For Women'S Rights: Activism in an Aspiring Muslim Democracy

Alice J. Kang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816692170
eISBN:
9781452952307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692170.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Bargaining for Women’s Rights: Activism in an Aspiring Muslim Democracy asks why a Muslim-majority democracy, the Republic of Niger, adopted some gender equality reforms and rejected others. It ... More


Introduction: Women’s Rights in an African Muslim Democracy

Alice J. Kang

in Bargaining For Women'S Rights: Activism in an Aspiring Muslim Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816692170
eISBN:
9781452952307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692170.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Introduction identifies the central research question: how did Niger adopt women’s rights policies and reject others? It sketches out the main arguments about the role of women’s mobilization, ... More


A French Colonial Legacy: The Making of Niger’s Legal System

Alice J. Kang

in Bargaining For Women'S Rights: Activism in an Aspiring Muslim Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816692170
eISBN:
9781452952307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692170.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter One sketches out the impact of French colonial rule on the contemporary state of Niger. French colonial authorities established a state that relied on religious and traditional leaders and ... More


The Puzzle of Non-Adoption: Why Niger Has No Family Code

Alice J. Kang

in Bargaining For Women'S Rights: Activism in an Aspiring Muslim Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816692170
eISBN:
9781452952307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692170.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter Two examines how, to no avail, women’s activists tried to reform Niger’s family laws from independence in 1960 through 2011. The rise of a conservative religious movement and its issuing of a ... More


Bargaining for Women’s Representation: The Adoption of a Gender Quota

Alice J. Kang

in Bargaining For Women'S Rights: Activism in an Aspiring Muslim Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816692170
eISBN:
9781452952307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692170.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter Three explores how, through a combination of women’s mobilization, lack of countermobilization, and bargaining in the parliament, Niger adopted a gender quota law. Niger is the first ... More


Bringing Rights Home: How Niger Ratified CEDAW and Rejected the Maputo Protocol

Alice J. Kang

in Bargaining For Women'S Rights: Activism in an Aspiring Muslim Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816692170
eISBN:
9781452952307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692170.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter Four compares Niger’s responses to women’s rights treaties. Unified women’s mobilization, divided conservative religious mobilization, and the dissolution of parliament facilitated CEDAW’s ... More


“Mr. Park’s Book” and the Niger Problem

David Lambert

in Mastering the Niger: James MacQueen's African Geography and the Struggle over Atlantic Slavery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226078069
eISBN:
9780226078236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226078236.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the proposals MacQueen submitted to the British government for the establishment of a chartered West Africa Company in 1820 and the public case he made in his first major ... More


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