Martin Williams, “The gools standard of governance : Mining, decentralization, and state power in Senegal” in Politique africaine Volume 117, Issue 1, January 2010, pages 127 to 148

This article examines the political economy of governance in Senegal’s gold mining sector and decentralization programme. In both cases, the state has shifted developmental responsibility downward to local actors without transferring a commensurate level of resources and authority, and has sought to resolve this contradiction by relying on forms of local-to-global connection that radically alter the state’s relationship to its population. These reconfigurations of state power are intimately linked to the ideological and institutional changes associated with neoliberal globalization.

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mathieulonglade (2022, 18 mai). Martin Williams, “The gools standard of governance : Mining, decentralization, and state power in Senegal” in Politique africaine Volume 117, Issue 1, January 2010, pages 127 to 148. Politique africaine. Consulté le 22 juin 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/sy02

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