Item description for On Private Indirect Government by Achille Mbembe...
Two hypothesis form the basis of this study. First, that development in African countries follows many models, on many time-scales; and secondly that private indirect government is taking the place of the state in controlling individual conduct. The author concludes that a new form of the organisation of power is emerging based on the control of the means of coercion - in effect, privatisation of public violence.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2002
ISBN 1904855245 ISBN13 9781904855248
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More About Achille Mbembe
Achille Mbembe lives in Cape Town, South Africa. He is the author of three books published in French, including "La naissance du maquis dans le Sud-Cameroun(1920-1960): Histoire des usages de la raison en colonie" (1996).