restricted access   Volume 55, Number 1, Fall 2008

Table of Contents

From: Africa Today

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A Millennium Democratic Goal for Ethiopia: Some Conceptual Issues

pp. 3-32

Cultural Resistance and Resilience amid Imported TV Programming in Nigeria

pp. 35-58

Special Seats for Women in the National Legislature: The Case of Tanzania

pp. 61-86

Coping With Social Deprivation through Self-Governing Institutions in Oil Communities of Nigeria

pp. 89-107

From Miracle to Nightmare: An Institutional Analysis of Development Failures in Côte d'Ivoire

pp. 109-126

Book Reviews

Reconstructing the Nation in Africa: The Politics of Nationalism in Ghana (review)

pp. 127-130

Votes, Money and Violence: Political Parties and Elections in Sub-Saharan Africa (review)

pp. 130-131

The African City: A History (review)

pp. 131-133

Democracy and Elections in Africa (review)

pp. 134-136

Borders and Healers: Brokering Therapeutic Resources in Southeast Africa (review)

pp. 136-138

African Gift of the Spirit: Pentecostalism and the Rise of a Zimbabwean Transnational Religious Movement (review)

pp. 138-141

Pastoral Livestock Marketing in Eastern and Southern Africa: Research and Policy Challenges (review)

pp. 141-143

Female Circumcision: The Interplay of Religion, Culture and Gender in Kenya (review)

pp. 143-146

Books Received

Books Received

p. 147



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