“Coups, Rivals, and the Modern State” by Beth S. Rabinowitz

Coups, Rivals, and the Modern State Why Rural Coalitions Matter in Sub-Saharan Africa

Description “State development in Africa is risky, even life-threatening. Heads of state must weigh the advantage of promoting political and economic development against the risk of fortifying dangerous political rivals. This book takes a novel approach to the study of neopatrimonial rule by placing security concerns at the center of state-building. Using quantitative evidence from … Continue reading “Coups, Rivals, and the Modern State” by Beth S. Rabinowitz

Dr. Kelly Dittmar to present at the Chancellor’s New Faculty Research Symposium on 10/30 

Six new faculty members, three of whom are from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden, will present their research on Monday, October 30th, at the Chancellor’s New Faculty Research Symposium.  All are welcome to attend this free event, which will take place from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room.  Lunch … Continue reading Dr. Kelly Dittmar to present at the Chancellor’s New Faculty Research Symposium on 10/30