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Party Youth Activists and Low-­Intensity Electoral Violence in Ghana: A Qualitative Study of Party Foot Soldiers’ Activism

Published: Jan 16th, 2015

by George Bob-Milliar Abstract Within the literature, there is growing concern about how competitive politics are contributing to electoral violence in Africa. The focus of scholars has been on large‑scale organized political violence,… Read More

Citizen or Client? An Analysis of Everyday Politics in Ghana

Published: Jan 16th, 2015

by Lauren M. MacLean  Abstract This paper reconsiders the abstract concepts of citizenship and clientelism based on the political attitudes and everyday practices of people living in Ghana. Drawing on survey… Read More

Becoming Local Citizens: Senegalese Female Migrants and Agrarian Clientelism in The Gambia

Published: Feb 20th, 2014

by Pamela Kea Abstract Drawing on ethnographic research with Senegalese female migrants in Brikama, The Gambia, this article examines local citizenship and agrarian clientelism. Emphasis is placed on female migrants… Read More