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11, 1974 (London: Merlin, 1974) 349-72; Issa Shivji, Class Struggles in Tanzania (London: Heinemann, 1976) and Colin Leys, Underdevelopment in Kenya (London: Heinemann, 1974). 18. For a discussion see Claude Ake, 'Explanatory Notes on the Political Economy of Africa', Journal of Modern African Studies 14( 1) 1 976, 1-16. 19. Colin Leys, 'Capital Accumulation, Class Formation and Dependency Richard A. Higgott 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 37 - the Significance of the Kenyan Case', Socialist Register, vol.
18. For a discussion see Claude Ake, 'Explanatory Notes on the Political Economy of Africa', Journal of Modern African Studies 14( 1) 1 976, 1-16. 19. Colin Leys, 'Capital Accumulation, Class Formation and Dependency Richard A. Higgott 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 37 - the Significance of the Kenyan Case', Socialist Register, vol. 15, 1978,241 66. See for example, Tony Smith, 'The Underdevelopment of Development Literature: The Case of Dependency Theory', World Politics 31(2) 1979, 24 7-88; Pat McGowan and David Smith, 'Economic Dependency in Black Africa: An Analysis of Competing Theories', International Organisation 32(1) 1978, 179-235, and Pat McGowan, 'Economic Development and Economic Performance in Black Africa', Journal of Modern African Studies 14(1) 1976, 25-40.
In pointing to the similarities between Latin America in the 1940s and Africa in the 1970s, Shaw cites the characterisation of O'Donnell; both periods are epitomised by: Richard A. Higgott 29 (i) the exclusion of a previously politically active popular sector; (ii) the reconstitution of mechanisms of capital accumulation in favor of large public and private organizations; (iii) the emergence of a new coalition whose principal members are state personnel (especially the military and civilian technocrats), international capital, and the segments of the local bourgeoisie which control the largest and most dynamic national businesses and (iv) the expansion of the state.
Africa Projected: From Recession to Renaissance by the Year 2000? by Timothy M. Shaw, Olajide Aluko