Coups from Below by Jimmy D. Kandeh
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Coups from Below
By Jimmy D. Kandeh

Coups from Below

Armed Subalterns and State Power in West Africa

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Coups from Below by Jimmy D. Kandeh

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Coups from Below represents the first major effort at studying coups carried out by the lumpen section or the subalterns of the armed forces of African states. No previous study has attempted to examine coup making by those in the bottom ranks of the military as a distinct pattern of intervention in African studies. Kandeh examines this pattern as broadly symptomatic of state failure, especially the inability of political leaders to institutionalize power, eradicate mass poverty and promote socioeconomic development.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403967152
ISBN-10: 1403967156
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 23mm)
Pages: 265
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 27-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jimmy D. Kandeh

Jimmy Kandeh is Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Richmond.

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