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Mike McGovern's A Socialist Peace?: Explaining the Absence of War in an PDF

By Mike McGovern

For the final 20 years, the West African country of Guinea has exhibited the entire stipulations that experience ended in civil wars in different international locations, and Guineans themselves on a regular basis discuss the inevitability of warfare. but the rustic has narrowly kept away from clash repeatedly. In A Socialist Peace?, Mike McGovern asks how this can be attainable, how a kingdom may well beat the percentages and avoid civil struggle.  

           

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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