Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Decolonization as Disintegration

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
MyBook is a cheap paperback edition of the original book and will be sold at uniform, low price.

Buy this article

Price:
$30.00+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites

image of Journal of Asian and African Studies
For new content, see African and Asian Studies.

Decolonization in Francophone Africa today entails a double disengagement: 1) state disengagement from the classic colonial power (i.e. France) and 2) societal disengagement from the inheritor of the colonial apparatus (i.e. the sovereign African state). Under these conditions, decolonization, otherwise welcomed as a positive development for the African polity, is accompanied by negative consequences for the people so affected. The principal drawback is the disintegration of key sectors of the state apparatus and the consequent wholesale withdrawal of significant elements of the population from state-sponsored activities. This thesis is advanced in the context of Chad, which has been undergoing a painful transition from mono-militaristic to multi-party competitive politics.

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/156852195x00026
1995-01-01
2015-07-30

Affiliations: 1: Department of Political Science, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, U.S.A.

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Subscribe to email alerts
  • Get permissions
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Name:*
    Email:*
    Your details
    Name:*
    Email:*
    Department:*
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
     
     
     
    Other:
     
    Journal of Asian and African Studies — Recommend this title to your library

    Thank you

    Your recommendation has been sent to your librarian.

  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation