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Bottleneck: Moving, Building, and Belonging in an African City

Caroline Melly

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226488875
eISBN:
9780226489063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226489063.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Drawing on long-term ethnographic research, this book examines the emergence of mobility as an enduring and elusive collective value in contemporary Dakar, Senegal. It takes the concept of ... More


Economic Warfare

Peter Gill

in Famine and Foreigners: Ethiopia Since Live Aid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199569847
eISBN:
9780191808609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199569847.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the collaboration of Meles Zenawi and Joe Stiglitz in the battle for macro policy on foreign exchange markets and financial market liberalization. It outlines the economic ... More


Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian Revolution: Populism and Democracy in a Globalised Age

Barry Cannon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077715
eISBN:
9781781701959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077715.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The emergence of Hugo Chávez in Venezuela has revived analysis of one of Latin America's most enduring political traditions: populism. Yet Latin America has changed since the heyday of Perón and ... More


Banking and Capital Markets: The Evolution of Ghana’s Financial Sector and Future Prospects

Sam Mensah

in The Economy of Ghana Sixty Years after Independence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198753438
eISBN:
9780191815065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753438.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the evolution of Ghana’s financial sector using a simple dialectic in which major changes are viewed as the result of the conflict between untenable initial conditions and ... More


India and Jomtien

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the run-up to the World Conference on Education for All held at Jomtien (1990), the negotiation process and the outcomes of that Conference. It outlines the paradigmatic shifts ... More


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