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Journal article
2016
Taylor & Francis Group

The past half-decade has seen a resurgence of dam building in Africa, a controversial development after decades of critique exposing the environmental, economic, and social costs of such projects. Dams have been imagined as symbols of modernity and as keys to national economic development, giving them such status that potential negatives get overlooked. This paper ...

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Journal article
2013
Adonis & Abbey

Although Morocco is no longer a member state of the African Union (AU), the country continues to maintain and wishes to eventually extend its diplomatic relations with a large number of African states, confirming a strong linkage to the continent throughout its history (Bencheikh 2013). This link recalls the issue of the Moroccan membership to the AU recently spons...

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Journal article
2013
Taylor & Francis

In histories of the South African Highveld, the persistence of extra-colonial authority after the South African War (1899–1902) often appears as a vestigial remnant, and even more so when the kings and chiefs in question were deposed by the Boers or the British. However, many of those polities reinvented themselves around the very centres of power that were eject...

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Publications & Research :: Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank, Washington, D.C.
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