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Informal institutions and citizenship in rural Africa

Lauren M. MacLean

Informal institutions and citizenship in rural Africa

risk and reciprocity in Ghana and Côte d"Ivoire

by Lauren M. MacLean

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-285) and index.

StatementLauren M. MacLean
SeriesCambridge studies in comparative politics, Cambridge studies in comparative politics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN832.A8 M33 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 292 p. :
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24489186M
ISBN 10052119296X
ISBN 109780521192965
LC Control Number2009047385
OCLC/WorldCa476832871

Book Reviews 86 africa today 57(1) MacLean, Lauren M. INFORMAL INSTITUTIONS AND CITIZEN-SHIP IN RURAL AFRICA: RISK AND RECIPROCITY IN GHANA AND COTE D’IVOIRE. New York: Cambridge University Press. xvi + pp. $ (cloth). Published in the series Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics, Informal.   Yet in many contexts, informal institutions, ranging from bureaucratic and legislative norms to clientelism and patrimonialism, shape even more strongly political behavior and outcomes. Scholars who fail to consider these informal rules of the game risk missing many of the most important incentives and constraints that underlie political by:

Winner of the Dogan Award from the Society of Comparative Research for the best book published in the field of comparative research. "Solidary Groups, Informal Accountability, and Local Public Goods Provision in Rural China," American Political Science . She has a book entitled Informal Institutions and Citizenship in Rural Africa: Risk and Reciprocity in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire and several articles published and forthcoming in Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Studies in Society and History, the International Journal of Public Administration, the Journal of Modern African Studies.

examples of successful formal rural financial institutions. Urban Rural Total Formal 56 Informal Other 25 Total Formal % % Informal % % Other % % Notes: The chi-square test of independence yields a p-value of Table 1: Source of borrowing In percent of total.   Beirut. By Samir Kassir. Palestine betrayed. By Efraim Karsh. Encyclopaedia of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, vols I–III. Edited by Cheryl A. Rubenberg. Sub‐Saharan Africa My Nigeria: five decades of independence. By Peter Cunliffe‐Jones. Informal institutions and citizenship in rural Africa: risk and reciprocity in Ghana and Côte d.


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Lauren MacLean's Informal Institutions and Citizenship in Rural Africa: Risk and Reciprocity in Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire, is crafted in eight chapters under three different but related parts addressing various aspects of the formation Informal institutions and citizenship in rural Africa book informal institutions and citizenship in four Akan villages two on each side of the Ghana-Cote d'Ivoire border.

Prior to European colonial rule, these Akan villages had very similar political and cultural institutions. By the late s, however, Lauren M. MacLean found puzzling differences in the informal institutions of reciprocity and indigenous notions of : $ Informal Institutions and Citizenship in Rural Africa: Risk and Reciprocity in Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire have resulted in the development of very different informal institutions to deal with varying patterns of risk and uncertainty.

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[Lauren M MacLean] -- "This is an excellent contribution to the study of African politics. By using village data from Ghana and the Ivory Coast, MacLean demonstrates convincingly how the informal institutions of. Published in the series Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics, Informal Institutions and Citizenship in Rural Africa: Risk and Reciprocity in Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire is a useful book.

With Professor Lauren M. MacLean of [End Page 86] the Political Science Department at Indiana University as its author, the book, as the publisher underscores, "challenges previous assumptions about.

The informal institutions of reciprocity: a quantitative puzzle and analysis --Local conflicts over the meaning of reciprocity: a qualitative analysis of change --The legacies of the colonial administrative state in constructing the citizen, family, and community roles --The construction and retrenchment of state social service provision and.

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edito da Cambridge University Press a maggio - EAN puoi. Informal Institutions and Citizenship in Rural Africa Risk and Reciprocity in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire This book challenges previous assumptions about institutions, social cap-ital, and the nature of the African state by investigating the history of political and economic change in villages on either side of the Ghana– Côte d’Ivoire border.

citizenship in Ghana, Cote dIvoire, and the U.S. Her first book, Informal Institutions and Citizenship in Rural Africa () was the winner of the APSA Sartori Book Award and finalist for the ASA.

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In her first book, Informal Institutions and Citizenship in Rural Africa: Risk and Reciprocity in Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire (Cambridge University Press, ; winner of the APSA Sartori Book Award; finalist for the ASA Herskovits Award), MacLean theorizes that divergent histories of state formation help explain variation in informal.

Furthermore, there are formal and informal institutions. Informal institutions do not rely on an external authority's monitoring and policing of the participants' behavior. These institutions include, for example, social norms of self-help among residents in rural communities (see Ellickson ).

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