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Index of Names and Places

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This index presents a list of names and places that occur in the book States at Work: Dynamics of African Bureaucracies. The book contributes to the academic debates on processes of state-building in Africa and, among development practitioners, on the role of the state in development, by underpinning these debates with an empirical grounding than is often the case in the existing literature. It analyses the 'real' workings of states and public bureaucracies in African countries. The book defines the public services of the Global South, and in Africa, as a legitimate and productive object of anthropological enquiry.

Keywords: Africa; anthropology; bureaucracy



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