By Mike McGovern
Guinea is wealthy in assets, yet its everyone is a few of the poorest on the earth. Its political state of affairs is polarized via fiercely aggressive ethnic teams. guns stream freely via its lands and throughout its borders. And, ultimately, it truly is nonetheless getting better from the oppressive regime of Sékou Touré. McGovern argues that whereas Touré’s reign used to be rarely peaceable, it used to be successful—often via hugely coercive and violent measures—at constructing a suite of sturdy nationwide tendencies, that have stored the country at peace. Exploring the ambivalences of up to date Guineans towards the afterlife of Touré’s reign in addition to their abiding feel of socialist team spirit, McGovern sketches the paradoxes that undergird political stability.
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A Socialist Peace?: Explaining the Absence of War in an African Country by Mike McGovern