L’Etat en Afrique: La politique du ventre (L’Espace du politique) (French Edition) [ Jean-François Bayart] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Politics of the Belly, a translation of the French term politique du ventre, is a Cameroonian expression popularised by Jean-François Bayart in his book . Jean-Francois Bayart has written an enormously stimulating book, which is both The subtitle of the book-La Politique du Ventre-gives us a clue as to where the .

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Those with access to planes transported people while those with less access took advantage in more petty ways, such as by stealing and selling kerosene intended for the defence of the state. Curtin, Disease and Empire.


Bayart argues that kin, ethnic and family connections have always been an aspect of African politics, and what a westerner might call nepotism or favouritism is merely part of the African political experience. Guyer, Traditions of invention in Equatorial Africa. Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The State et sq. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. A number of spin-off ideas, such as the “politics of the womb”, have been proposed by academics on the back of the Bayart thesis.

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Politics of the Belly

La Politique du Ventre to describe African politics and, in particular, the relationship between clientelismcorruption and power.

Christin in Le Monde, 30 oct. The Politics of the Belly, Harlow, Longman, Bayart’s confidence in his politics of the belly model, Young writes, obviates the need to actually examine any institution, ideology or personality. On sait que, pour des auteurs comme M. Nigeria ‘s postcolonial experience is perhaps the most apt example of the politics of the belly.

Bayart, in his effort to historicise African rule, argues that material resources are used to acquire politically loyal followers. As a consequence of Bayart’s longue duree approach to Africa, critics have accused him of homogenising the African political experience and of rendering static the history of the continent. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.


Stern, Confronting Historical Paradigms. Thanks to his anti-Communist stance he was able to acquire large amounts of foreign aid which he used to enrich himself, friends, family and tribe. Ibrahim Babangida and Sani Abacha in particular have gained notoriety.

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For example, Bayart writes that to achieve a seat in the Ivorian legislature an aspiring MP would have to expend to equivalent value of 40, tonnes of cocoa in largesse to jeean in exchange for their votes. Ogot, Revolt of the Elders: