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Author MacLean, Lauren M.
Title Informal institutions and citizenship in rural Africa : risk and reciprocity in Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire / Lauren M. MacLean.
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Author MacLean, Lauren M.
Series Cambridge studies in comparative politics
Cambridge studies in comparative politics.
Subject Villages -- Ghana.
Borderlands -- Ghana.
Villages -- Côte d'Ivoire.
Borderlands -- Côte d'Ivoire.
Ghana -- Rural conditions.
Côte d'Ivoire -- Rural conditions.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 292 pages) : illustrations, map.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-285) and index.
Contents 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 the unintended consequences for reciprocity -- The empire of the young: contrasting legacies of state agricultural policy for local capitalism and reciprocity -- Transformations of the informal institutions of reciprocity and the implications for citizenship.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780521192965
9780511729843 (electronic bk.)
0511729847 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9786612619977
OCLC # 663076724
Additional Format Print version: 9780521192965 (DLC) 2009047385

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