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2015
Taylor & Francis Group

This article discusses contemporary agrarian transformation in southern Ethiopia from the perspective of how policies of agricultural commercialisation engender new patterns of rural social differentiation and politicisation of the land issue in the rural setting. By presenting a case of biofuels production through contract farming in Wolaita, the paper sheds light...

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Taylor & Francis Group

Since independence Côte d'Ivoire has been an important feature of the debate on dependency in development theory, as Côte d'Ivoire was either a 'mirage' for the dependency school, or a 'miracle' according to mainstream development theorists. Against economicism and an instrumental view of these dynamics, Jean-François Bayart proposed a renewed understanding of depe...

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2012
Oxford University Press (OUP)

Modern Nigerian poetry in English has proved to be a significant medium of action against authoritarian leadership in Nigeria. In historicizing the socio-political condition of regimes, Nigerian poets have responded to circumstances distinct to their historical period. This article examines the work of the younger writers widely regarded as the third generation of ...

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Journal article
2016
Michigan State University Press

This article aims to historicize the current conjuncture in Ethiopia, which is characterized by rapid economic growth. It aims to do so by using a historical and political economy perspective to analyze the social-structural transformation that the Ethiopian revolution entailed, the nature and dynamics of the social structures that emerged as a result of the Ethiop...

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programme and meeting document
5 May 1960
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