This paper examines the phenomenon of citizen's disengagement from the state in Africa in the post-colonial era. The paper observes that the declining capacity of the state for social provisioning provides the context for citizens' withdrawal from the public space occupied by the state.
Council for the Development of Social Science research in Africa (CODESRIA)
Africa (Western) / Nigeria
Africa (Western) / Niger
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