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Guinea‐Bissau

Ana Catarina Clemente‐Kersten

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:
10.1093/0198296452.003.0025
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

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


Semi-Presidentialism and Democratic Survival and Collapse — Country Narratives

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/9780199585984.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter compares the case of Guinea-Bissau, where democracy collapsed under president-parliamentarism, with the case of Mali, where it has survived under premier-presidentialism. The two cases ... More


From Conflict to Recovery?

Tony Addison

in From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261031
eISBN:
9780191698712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261031.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on five conflict-affected countries in Africa: Angola, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, and Mozambique. It discusses their history and political and economic transitions and ... More


Reconstruction, Reform, and State Capacity in Guinea-Bissau

Jens Kovsted and Finn Tarp

in From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261031
eISBN:
9780191698712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261031.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the political economy of conflict and reconstruction in Guinea-Bissau. It discusses the problems of the state and reviews its post-independence history. It discusses the 1998–9 ... More


Conclusion

Fernando Arenas

in Lusophone Africa: Beyond Independence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669837
eISBN:
9781452946948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669837.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter presents some final thoughts. As a group, Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, and São TomÉ and Príncipe represent an epitome of the African continent with splendid variations ... More


Bad Copies: The Colonial Aesthetic and the Manjaco-Portuguese Encounter

Eric Gable

in Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229488
eISBN:
9780520927292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229488.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the ways in which Africans and Portuguese in late colonial-era Guinea-Bissau copied each others' bodies to visualize themselves. It focuses on carved wooden figures that look ... More


The Awakening

Ozan O. Varol

in The Democratic Coup d'État

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190626013
eISBN:
9780190626051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190626013.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

All coups, democratic and nondemocratic alike, can beget future coups. A coup shatters the illusion of civilian control of the military. As a result countries that have recently undergone a coup are ... More


The Puzzle and the Project

Laura J. Shepherd

in Gender, UN Peacebuilding, and the Politics of Space: Locating Legitimacy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199982721
eISBN:
9780190699444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199982721.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines the motivation for undertaking the research presented here, and offers an account of the contexts for the peacebuilding-related activities in which the United Nations is ... More


Trafficking in drugs and small arms

Stephen Emerson and Hussein Solomon

in African security in the twenty-first century: Challenges and opportunities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122735
eISBN:
9781526136190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122735.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The carrying on of trade, both legal and illegal, between communities has been a fundamental feature of global economic relationships and an essential component of economic and social development. ... More


Life’s Trampoline: On Nullification and Cocaine Migration in Bissau

Henrik Vigh

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/9780226405292.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter looks at the way young men from Bissau, the capital of Guinea-Bissau, become caught up in the transnational flow of cocaine from Africa to Europe. It illuminates the way these young men ... More


The Surprisingly Dire Situation of Children’s Education in Rural West Africa: Results from the CREO Study in Guinea-Bissau (Comprehensive Review of Education Outcomes)

Peter Boone, Ila Fazzio, Kameshwari Jandhyala, Chitra Jayanty, Gangadhar Jayanty, Simon Johnson, Vimala Ramachandran, Filipa Silva, and Zhaoguo Zhan

in African Successes, Volume II: Human Capital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226316055
eISBN:
9780226316192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316192.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

We conducted a survey covering 20% of villages with 200-1000 population in rural Guinea-Bissau. We interviewed household heads, care-givers of children, and their teachers and schools. We analysed ... More


Lusophone Africa on Screen: After Utopia and before the End of Hope

Fernando Arenas

in Lusophone Africa: Beyond Independence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669837
eISBN:
9781452946948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669837.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the films produced in Angola, Cape Verde, Mozambique, and Guinea-Bissau in view of the emergence of the market economy model and multiparty politics in the late 1980s. It ... More


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