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Periodical article Periodical article Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:State Failure in the Congo: Perceptions and Realities
Authors:Trefon, TheodoreISNI
Van Hoyweghen, S.ISNI
Smis, S.ISNI
Year:2002
Periodical:Review of African Political Economy
Volume:29
Issue:93-94
Period:September-December
Pages:379-655
Language:English
Geographic term:Congo (Democratic Republic of)
Subjects:political conditions
civil wars
peace treaties
economic conditions
State collapse
1990-1999
Politics and Government
Economics and Trade
External link:https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/crea20/29/93-94
Abstract:This special issue on State failure in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is introduced by the editors and contains the following contributions: The tunnel at the end of the light, by René Lemarchand; An intransitive transition, by Gauthier de Villers & Jean Omasombo Tshonda; Complex political emergencies, the international community & the Congo conflict, by Stefaan Smis & Wamu Oyatambwe; European Union Commission policy in the DRC, by Roland Kobia; Democracy & the money machine in Zaire, by Tom De Herdt; Conflict of interests or interests in conflict? Diamonds & war in the DRC, by Ingrid Samset; The political economy of sacrifice: 'Kinois' & the State, by Theodore Trefon; Citizenship, identity formation & conflict in South Kivu: the case of the Banyamulenge, by Koen Vlassenroot; Making a killing: criminality & coping in the Kivu war economy, by Stephen Jackson; Remembrance of sins past: unraveling the murder of Patrice Lumumba, by Edouard Bustin; 'Mobutu's disease': a social history of AIDS in Kinshasa, by Brooke Grundfest Schoepf; The crisis of the nation-State in Central Africa: a theoretical introduction, by Saskia Van Hoyweghen & Stefaan Smis; A new political order in the DRC: the challenge of 'multinationalism', by Mwayila Tshiyembe; A research note on Congo's nationalist paradox, by Pierre Englebert; Calvary of the women of eastern DRC, by Victoria Brittain; Footnotes to the mining story, by Erik Kennes; Congo: revisiting the looking glass, by Carole J.L. Collins; Laurent Désiré Kabila, by C. Kabuya-Lumuna Sando; Migradollars & poverty alleviation strategy issues in Congo, by Claude Sumata.
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