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Politics, Bureaucracy and Rural Development in Senegal

Politics, Bureaucracy and Rural Development in Senegal

By Edward J. Schumacher

University of California Press, 1975, 279 pp.

Testing the relevant theoretical perspectives against a seemingly inexhaustible knowledge of the Senegalese state and party, Schumacher persuasively asserts that the strength of machine party politics has been one factor inhibiting the government's implementation of its early socialist goals.