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The Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire)

Hugues Kone

in Telecommunications in Africa

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102017
eISBN:
9780199854936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102017.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The Ivory Coast's electronic communications system is very strong. This is manifested through the early introduction of a telecommunications industry; the practical application of that industry; and ... More


Kennedy, Felix Houphouët-Boigny, William Tubman, and Conservative African Nationalism

Philip E. Muehlenbeck

in Betting on the Africans: John F. Kennedy's Courting of African Nationalist Leaders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195396096
eISBN:
9780199932672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396096.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

Chapter seven turns its focus to Kennedy’s relationship with conservative African nationalists William Tubman of Liberia and Felix Houphouët-Boigny of the Ivory Coast. It reveals that Kennedy was ... More


The Kennedy-de Gaulle Rivalry in Africa

Philip E. Muehlenbeck

in Betting on the Africans: John F. Kennedy's Courting of African Nationalist Leaders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195396096
eISBN:
9780199932672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396096.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

Much of the history of US-French competition overlooks the intense rivalry between Kennedy and Charles de Gaulle in Africa. Chapter eight sheds light on this rivalry. Africa was an essential ... More


African Trajectories

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226289649
eISBN:
9780226289663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226289663.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter concentrates on the Ivory Coast, where local violence against allogènes has recently taken on particularly shocking forms. The segmentary nature of the African continent, the paradox ... More


Case Evidence: Conflict Trajectories in Indonesia, Ivory Coast, and Syria

Jaroslav Tir and Johannes Karreth

in Incentivizing Peace: How International Organizations Can Help Prevent Civil Wars in Member Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190699512
eISBN:
9780190699550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699512.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Two low-level armed conflicts, Indonesia’s East Timor and Ivory Coast’s post-2010 election crises, provide detailed qualitative evidence of highly structured intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) ... More


Lower Guinea: Ivory Coast, Gold Coast, Slave Coast/Bight of Benin

Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

in Slavery and African Ethnicities in the Americas: Restoring the Links

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829738
eISBN:
9781469605180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876862_hall.9
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Lower Guinea coasts named by maritime traders as the Ivory Coast, the Gold Coast, and the Slave Coast on the Bight of Benin were major sources of enslaved Africans brought to the Americas. This ... More


Dreams of Black and White

in The Adventure of the Real: Jean Rouch and the Craft of Ethnographic Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226327143
eISBN:
9780226327167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226327167.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In November 1956, Jean Rouch moved to the French colony on the Ivory Coast to begin a new phase of his migration research. Over the next four years, Abidjan, the capital, would become the principal ... More


Cohesion and Misconduct: The French Army and the Mahé Affair

Pascal Vennesson

in Frontline: Combat and Cohesion in Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198719663
eISBN:
9780191788680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719663.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In complex peace operations, why and how does cohesion, a key factor that helps soldiers fight together and risk themselves for their comrades, lead them to unethical and unlawful behaviour? The ... More


Incentivizing Peace: How International Organizations Can Help Prevent Civil Wars in Member Countries

Jaroslav Tir and Johannes Karreth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190699512
eISBN:
9780190699550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699512.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Civil wars are one of the most pressing problems facing the world. Common approaches such as mediation, intervention, and peacekeeping have produced some results in managing ongoing civil wars, but ... More


Introductory Note: The International Criminal Court in 2012

Geert-Jan Alexander Knoops

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2013, Volume I

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199388660
eISBN:
9780190271886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388660.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the work of the ICC for the year 2012 on a case by case basis, as well as several important developments since its inception in 2002. An important achievement in 2012 was the ... More


The Implementation of the Proprio Motu Authority of the Prosecutor in Africa

Manisuli Ssenyonjo

in The International Criminal Court and Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198810568
eISBN:
9780191847837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810568.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter argues that some of the criticism against the use of proprio motu powers is justified, particularly in respect of selectivity, given that other situations outside Africa were not ... More


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