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Cameroon

Andreas Mehler

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:
10.1093/0198296452.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

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


Reaching a Larger World: Muslim Youth and Expanding Circuits of Operation

Simone AbdouMaliq

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/9780195369212.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter concerns specific practices of urban youth culture undertaken by youth who are Muslim to construct a particular horizon of youth—a temporal framework that resituates the position of ... More


Management of Wildlife and Habitat in Developing Countries

Gardner Brown

in The Environment and Emerging Development Issues: Volume 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240708
eISBN:
9780191718106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240708.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter attempts to explain why and in what circumstances a precipitous rate of decline in the stocks of natural capital is not, by itself, a cause for concern. Many problems related to optimal ... More


Enslavement and Everyday Life: Living with Slave Raiding in the North-Eastern Mandara Mountains of Cameroon

Scott MacEachern

in Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The northern Mandara Mountains of Cameroon have been a focus of slave raiding for the past five centuries, according to historical sources. Some captives from the area were enslaved locally, ... More


The “Catechist War” in Interwar French Cameroon

Kenneth J. Orosz

in In God’s Empire: French Missionaries and the Modern World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195396447
eISBN:
9780199979318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396447.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

This chapter considers the tensions between French mandate officials and Catholic missionaries of the Congrégation du Saint-Esprit (or Spiritans) in Cameroon. In particular, the so-called “catechist ... More


Spatial Inequality for Manufacturing Wages in Five African Countries

Ravi Kanbur and Anthony J. Venables

in Spatial Inequality and Development

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199278633
eISBN:
9780191602191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278636.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Uses data on individual earnings in manufacturing industry for five African countries in the early 1990s to test whether firms located in the capital city pay higher wages than firms located ... More


Separate Opinion of Judge Higgins Land and Maritime Boundary between Cameroon and Nigeria (Cameroon v Nigeria), Preliminary Objections, Judgment

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0087
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

On March 29, 1994, Cameroon instituted proceedings against Nigeria in respect of a dispute ‘relat[ing] essentially to the question of sovereignty over the Bakassi Peninsula’. Cameroon recalled in its ... More


The Legal Status of Customary Land Tenure Systems and the Protection of Communal Property in Cameroon

Walters Nsoh

in Legal Strategies for the Development and Protection of Communal Property

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266380
eISBN:
9780191879579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266380.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The ownership and utilisation of communal property are very much tied to the modern land tenure systems of most sub-Saharan African countries, which nevertheless still rely on the customary land ... More


Is it Possible to Reform a Customs Administration? The Role of the Customs Elite on the Reform Process in Cameroon

Thomas Cantens

in The Role of Elites in Economic Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199659036
eISBN:
9780191749032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659036.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

An ethnographic approach is applied to Cameroon customs to explore the role and capacity of bureaucratic elites to reform. Fighting against corruption has led to the extraction and circulation of ... More


Black German: An Afro-German Life in the Twentieth Century By Theodor Michael

Theodor Michael

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383117
eISBN:
9781786944283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383117.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is the first English translation of an important document in the history of the black presence in Germany and Europe: the autobiography of Theodor Michael. Theodor Michael is the last surviving ... More


Mothers on the Move: Reproducing Belonging Between Africa and Europe

Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226389745
eISBN:
9780226389912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389912.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Mothers on the Move tells the story of Cameroonian migrants in Germany through the lives of women who navigate belonging—in Europe and in Africa—through birthing and caring for children. It explores ... More


Cameroon

Michael Wright, David Clark, and Jennifer Hunt

in Hospice and Palliative Care in Africa: A Review of Developments and Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206803
eISBN:
9780191730474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206803.003.0022
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Cameroon (population 16.06 million people) is a country in Western Africa bordering the Bight of Biafra that covers an area of 475, 440 km2. In resource-poor areas, the blending of supportive care ... More


The Perils of Belonging: Autochthony, Citizenship, and Exclusion in Africa and Europe

Peter Geschiere

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226289649
eISBN:
9780226289663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226289663.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Despite being told that we now live in a cosmopolitan world, more and more people have begun to assert their identities in ways that are deeply rooted in the local. These claims of ... More


What Are We Trying to Preserve? Diversity, Change, and Ideology at the Edge of the Cameroonian Grassfields*

Pierpaolo Di Carlo and Jeff Good

in Endangered Languages: Beliefs and Ideologies in Language Documentation and Revitalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265765
eISBN:
9780191771958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265765.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

Losses associated with language endangerment need not be restricted to individual language systems but can also involve the disappearance of distinctive language ecologies. This chapter explores the ... More


The changing boundaries of resistance: the UPC and France in Cameroonian history and memory

Thomas Sharp

in Francophone Africa at fifty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719089305
eISBN:
9781526135858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089305.003.0013
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Thomas Sharp elaborates on the case of the Union des Populations du Cameroun (UPC), which became an underground guerilla movement in Cameroon after 1955. The UPC attempted in this period and well ... More


“Without my headscarf I feel naked”: “Veiling,” Laïcité, Politics, and Islamist Discourse in North Cameroon

José C. M. Van Santen

in Powers: Religion as a Social and Spiritual Force

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231560
eISBN:
9780823235537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231560.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the impact of Islamic discourse about the “veil” on the personal life of women in contemporary North Cameroon. Currently, there is a symbiotic ... More


Issues of State Responsibility before the International Court of Justice

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0080
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Issues of state responsibility have engaged the attention of both the Permanent Court of International Justice and the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Issues of state responsibility before the ... More


The International Court of Justice: Selected Issues of State Responsibility*

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0081
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Issues of state responsibility have engaged the attention of both the Permanent Court of International Justice and the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Issues of state responsibility before the ... More


Forging Belonging through Children in the Berlin-Cameroonian Diaspora

Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg

in Affective Circuits: African Migrations to Europe and the Pursuit of Social Regeneration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226405018
eISBN:
9780226405292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405292.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter explains how Cameroonian mothers in Berlin, Germany, respond to the challenges of migration by deploying their infants to connect or disconnect affective circuits that tie them to ... More


The Many Faces of Samuel Eto’o Fils: (Re)Solving an Irascible Persona

Benn L. Bongang

in More than Cricket and Football: International Sport and the Challenge of Celebrity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809889
eISBN:
9781496809926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809889.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Samuel Eto’o has been called a football prodigy, achieving recognition for his football acumen as a teenager. First playing in Spain and later through Europe, including a stint in Russia, Eto’o’s ... More


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