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Micro-regionalism in West Africa

Micro-regionalism in West Africa

evidence from two case studies

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Published by Nordiska Afrikainstitutet in Uppsala .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Regionalism -- Africa, West -- Case studies,
  • Africa, West -- Economic integration,
  • Africa, West -- Economic conditions -- 1960-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 34).

    Statementedited by Fredrik Söderbaum and Ian Taylor.
    GenreCase studies
    SeriesDiscussion paper -- 34, Discussion paper (Nordiska Afrikainstitutet) -- 34.
    ContributionsSöderbaum, Fredrik., Taylor, Ian, 1969-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC1000 .M53 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. ;
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24021411M
    ISBN 109171065849
    ISBN 109789171065841
    LC Control Number2007398748

    Books shelved as west-africa: Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi A. Revolution in British West Africa" unleashed by the colonial powers on backward Africa (McPhee, ). This consensus between left and right continues to the present, with Lenin being replaced by Birnberg and Resnick (), Warren (), and Sender and Smith (), who argue that the empirical evidence is.

      The volume juxtaposes a set of ’dynamic’ entanglements - new and micro-regionalism, informal cross-border trade, intra-African and African FDI plus cross-border investments, infrastructure development, science and technology, regional value-chains, conflict management and regional security - with fluid interpretations of regional cturer: Routledge.   The books have been translated to Yoruba language, spoken in West Africa, Hausa language, spoken in Sub-Saharan Africa, and Igbo language, spoken in southeastern Nigeria.

      The proposed U.S. troop cuts in West Africa come amid a growing torrent of attacks by Islamic State and Qaeda affiliates — often working together in a rare reversal of their bitter rivalry in. This edited volume transcends conventional state-centric and formalistic notions of regionalism and theorizes, conceptualizes and analyzes the complexities and contradictions of regionalization processes in contemporary Africa. The collection not only unpacks and theorizes the African state-society complex with regard to new regionalism, but also explicitly integrates the often neglected.


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This collection complements and advances recent studies on regionalism in Africa and the implications that this has for the continent's development. The two case studies on cross-border micro-regionalism in the borderlands of Mali-Burkina Faso and Niger-Nigeria are part of the work of the West Africa Border Initiative (WABI).

WABI is a research institute that looks at cross-border developments. The two case studies on cross-border micro-regionalism in the borderlands of Mali-Burkina Faso and Niger-Nigeria are part of the work of the West Africa Border Initiative (WABI). WABI is a research institute that looks at cross-border developments in West Africa, particularly at the convergence between political will and regionalization on the.

Micro-Regionalism in West Africa by Fredrik Soderbaum,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Micro-regionalism in West Africa.

Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, (OCoLC) Online version: Micro-regionalism in West Africa. Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Fredrik Söderbaum; Ian Taylor.

PDF | On Jan 1,Fredrik Söderbaum and others published Micro-regionalism in West Africa: evidence from two case studies | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. Micro-regionalism in West Africa: evidence from two case studies.

In doing so, the reality of micro-regionalism in the Sahel is analysed and examined and the dynamics debated, contributing to our further knowledge about what ex-actly constitutes micro-regionalism in Africa.

Patrick Chabal and Jean-Pascal Daloz Africa Works:. A number of researchers note that micro-regionalism on the continent has reached a significant scale and presents unparalleled opportunities that are not present in other domains in Africa (Torre.

This collection focuses on the making and unmaking of cross-border micro-regions in Africa. Its main emphasis is that micro-regions are not givens, but are constructed and reconstructed through social practice, political economy and, in discourse, by a variety of states, corporations and non-state actors.

Thinking About Micro-regionalism in Africa This book seeks to complement but also to advance recent studies on re-gionalism in Africa and the implications that regionalism has for the conti-nent’s development.

One problem with the considerable number of studies on regionalism in Africa thus far is that many of these analyses are state-cen. Micro-regionalism in West Africa: evidence from two case studies / edited by Fredrik Söderbaum and Ian Taylor.

Format Book Published Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Description 34 p. ; 25 cm. Other contributors Söderbaum, Fredrik.

Taylor, Ian, Uniform series. Informal cross-border micro-regionalism in West Africa: the case of the parrot's beak / J. Andrew Grant --"At the gates of El Dorado": micro-dynamics in the transnational border area between Northern Morocco and Europe / Terhi Lehtinen --The road to the sea: the regional politics of Ethiopia's trade / Christopher Clapham --War in the Great.

Books shelved as regionalism: Regionalism and Globalization in East Asia: Politics, Security and Economic Development by Mark Beeson, A World of Regions.

In so doing, the book moves the discussion of new regionalism forward at the same time as it adds important insights to security and development. It is organized into three parts.

Part I theorizes, conceptualizes and analyzes the new regionalism in Africa from the point of view of the region (e.g. West, East, Central and Southern Africa).

In so doing, the book moves the discussion of new regionalism forward at the same time as it adds important insights to security and development. It is organized into three parts. Part I theorizes, conceptualizes and analyzes the new regionalism in Africa from the point of view of the region (e.g.

West, East, Central and Southern Africa). This collection focuses on the making and unmaking of cross-border micro-regions in Africa. Its main emphasis is that micro-regions are not givens, but are constructed and reconstructed through social practice, political economy and by a variety of states, corporations and non-state actors.

The region-builders are the focus—that is, those actors that build and make micro-regions and their. AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing news and information items daily from over African news organizations and our own reporters to an.

West Africa is west of an imagined north-south axis lying close to 10° east longitude. The Atlantic Ocean forms the western and southern borders of the West African region. The northern border is the Sahara Desert, with the Ranishanu Bend generally considered the northernmost part of the region.

The eastern border is less precise, with some placing it at the Benue Trough, and others on a line. By carefully extracting the threads of ancient Arab sources, oral traditions and archaeological studies, Michael Gomez weaves the early West African empires of Ghana, Mali and Songhay together and inextricably binds them to the rest of the world in a ground-breaking way.

At interplay throughout the book are the criss-crossing fibers of religion, slavery, caste, ethnicity, race, and gender, the. Such problem is most evidently seen in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), where homogeneity of the monocrop product of cocoa, limited intra-regional trade (annually % on average), export-biased infrastructure connecting productive centres to the coast not neighbouring areas, and member sates’ fear of Nigerian.

The use of horses in warfare in analysed but the non-military aspects of the West African horse culture are also discussed, principally the use of horses as tokens of status and wealth. The book includes a review of the decline of the West African horse culture in the 20th century, reflecting the passing of a political system based on warfare.1 day ago  Mali junta plans ‘transitional’ govt as West African bloc stands by Keita Rebel soldiers seized power on Tuesday, detaining President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, Prime Minister Boubou Cisse and other officials in a fresh setback for a country battling chronic instability and revolt.West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of United Nations defines Western Africa as the 16 countries of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo, as well as the United Kingdom Overseas Territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha.