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dc.contributor.authorSharp, Robin*
dc.date.accessioned2011-03-28T14:31:23Zen
dc.date.available2011-03-28T14:31:23Zen
dc.date.issued1994-01-01
dc.identifier.isbn978-0-85598-283-6
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10546/125851
dc.descriptionTime has never stood still in Senegal, at the crossroads of African, Islamic, and European cultures. Today the whole country is in a state of change. Nearly half its people now live in towns - where free-market economic reforms have thrown many out of work. Young people are emigrating; traditional family patterns are starting to break down. Commercial farming and fishing are changing long-established ways of life. The economy has been hit by a 50 per cent devaluation of the currency. Nationalist groups want independence from the government in Dakar.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1 The land of the setting sun; 2 Travellers from an antique land; 3 From slavery to independence; 4 Nationhood: a false start; 5 Coping with crisis ... senegalaisement; 6 Magicians, missionaries, and marabouts; 7 The economy in a nutshell; 8 When aid is not the answer; 9 By the people, for the people; 10 Cash-cropping: a vicious circle; 11 Rice at a price; 12 'Our wealth is our animals'; 13 The harvest of the sea; 14 Village roots and city lights; 15 Night-time in the shanty-town; 16 The family first; 17 Schools without books, clinics without medicines; 18 Rumblings of discontent; 19 The wheels grind slower; 20 Relax for mbalax; 21 Sopi! Sopi! Sopi!; Notesen_US
dc.format.extent64en_US
dc.language.isoEnglishen_US
dc.publisherOxfam GBen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesOxfam Country Profilesen_US
dc.relation.urlhttps://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/senegal-a-state-of-change-125851
dc.subjectFood and livelihoods
dc.subjectGovernance and citizenship
dc.titleSenegal: A state of changeen_US
dc.typeBooken_US
oxfam.signoff.statusFor public use. Can be shared outside Oxfamen_US
oxfam.subject.countrySenegalen_US
oxfam.subject.keywordAgricultureen_US
dc.year.issuedate1994en_US
refterms.dateFOA2018-08-17T00:30:30Z


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