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Arrigo Pallotti

Associate Professor

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Academic discipline: SPS/13 African History and Institutions




4) Società civile, ong, governance

Letture per presentazioni:

1) J. Hearn, African NGOs: The New Compradors?, in Development & Change, n. 6, vol. 38, 2007 + F. Manji & C. O'Coill, The Missionary Position: NGOs and Development in Africa, in International Affairs, n. 3, vol. 78, 2002. 940977

2) M. Bratton & C. Logan, Voters but not Citizens: Democratization and Development Aid, in R. Joseph & A. Gillies (eds), Smart Aid for African Development, Boulder, Lynne Rienner, 2009 + P. Lewis, Growth without Prosperity in Africa, in Journal of Democracy, n. 4, vol. 19, 2008. 939259

3) D. Bach, Patrimonialism and neopatrimonialism: comparative trajectories and readings, in Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, vol. 49, n. 3, 2011; M. Gazibo, Can neopatrimonialism dissolve into democracy?, in D. Bach, M. Gazibo (eds), Neopatrimonialism in Africa and beyond, New York, Routledge, 2012.

4) McEwan, C., Mawdsley, E., Banks, G. and Scheyvens, R., Enrolling the Private Sector in Community Development: Magic Bullet or Sleight of Hand?. Development and Change, vol. 48, n. 1, 2017.


6) Decentramento: i casi nazionali

Letture per presentazioni:

1) S. Kilonzo et Al., Improving Access to Maternal Health Care through Devolution in Western Kenya, in IDS Bulletin, vol. 48, n. 2, 2017. 888478

2) E. Maractho, Local government and primary education in Uganda, in IDS Bulletin, vol. 48, n. 2, 2017. 941722

3) O'Meally, S., The Contradictions of Pro-poor Participation and Empowerment: The World Bank in East Africa. Development and Change, vol. 45, n. 6, 2014. 926383

4) Nelson, F. and Agrawal, A., Patronage or Participation? Community-based Natural Resource Management Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa. Development and Change, vol. 39, n. 4, 2008. 886635


8) Democrazia e HIV/AIDS

Letture per presentazioni:

1) S. MacLean, A New Scramble for Africa: The Struggle in Sub-Saharan Africa to Set the Terms of Global Health, in Round Table, n. 402, vol. 98, 2009. 920393

2) Bidaurratzaga-Aurre, E., & Colom-Jaén, A., HIV/AIDS policies in Mozambique and the new aid architecture: Successes, shortcomings and the way forward, in The Journal of Modern African Studies, vol. 50, n. 2, 2012. 941753

3) L. Maclean, Neoliberal democratisation, colonial legacies and the rise of the non-state provision of social welfare in West Africa, in Review of African Political Economy, vol.44, n. 153, 2017. 893341


10) Terra: il dibattito

Letture per presentazioni:

1) P. Peters, Land Appropriation, Surplus People and a Battle over Visions of Agrarian Futures in Africa, in «Journal of Peasant Studies », vol. 40, n. 3, 2013, pp. 537-562. 885698

2) L. Alden Wily, Reconstructing the African Commons, Africa Today, n. 1, vol. 48, 2001. 882383

3) Lavers, T., Land Registration and Gender Equality in Ethiopia: How State–Society Relations Influence the Enforcement of Institutional Change. Journal of Agrarian Change, vol. 17, n. 1, 2017. 906354


13) Il Sudafrica: democrazia, povertà, sviluppo

Letture per presentazioni:

1) B. Freund, Post-apartheid South Africa under ANC rule, in Transformation, n.89, 2015, pp. 50-75. 917028

2) R. Hall, Who, what, where, how, why? The many disagreements about land redistribution in South Africa, in C. Walker, B. Cousins (eds), Land Divided, Land Restored, Auckland Park, Jacana, 127-144. 896928

3) C. Walker, Sketch Map to the Future: Restitution Unbound, in C. Walker, B. Cousins (eds), Land Divided, Land Restored, Auckland Park, Jacana, 232-249.

14) Mozambico, Namibia: democrazia, povertà, sviluppo

Letture per presentazioni:

1) A.M. Gentili, Democracy and Citizenship in Mozambique, in A. Triulzi & M. C. Ercolessi, State, Power and New Political Actors in Postcolonial Africa, Annali della Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, Milano, Feltrinelli, 2004. 1900085488

2) H. Melber, Post-liberation Democratic. Authoritarianism: The Case of. Namibia, in Politikon, vol. 42, n. 1, 2015. 840274

16) La crisi dello Zimbabwe

Letture per presentazioni:

1) R. Southall, Bond notes, borrowing, and heading for bust: Zimbabwe’s persistent crisis, in Canadian Journal of African Studies, vol. 51, n. 3, 2017, 389-405. 879493

2) I. Scoones, Zimbabwe's land reform: new political dynamics in the countryside, in Review of African Political Economy, vol. 42, n. 144, 2015, 190-205. 932990


17) La lotta al terrorismo in Africa

Letture per presentazioni:

1) D. Anderson, J. McKnigh, Kenya at war: Al-Shabaab and its enemies in Eastern Africa, in African Affairs, vol. 114, n. 454, 2015. 881085

2) W. Iyekekpolo, Boko Haram: Understanding the context, in Third World Quarterly, vol. 37, n. 12, 2016. 879454

19) Mali

Letture per presentazioni:

1) Bergamaschi, I., The Fall of a Donor Darling: The Role of Aid in Mali's Crisis, in Journal of Modern African Studies, vol. 52, n. 3, 2014, pp. 347-378

2) R. Marchal, Military (Mis)Adventures in Mali, in African Affairs, vol. 112, n. 448, 2013, pp. 486-497; B. Charbonneau, Intervention in Mali: building peace between peacekeeping and counterterrorism, in Journal of Contemporary African Studies, vol. 35, n. 4, 2017, 415-431. 935641

20) Repubblica Democratica del Congo

Letture per presentazioni:

1) Filip Reyntjens, Regulation, taxation and violence: the state, quasi-state governance and cross-border dynamics in the Great Lakes Region, in Review of African Political Economy, vol., 41, n. 142, 2014, pp. 530-544 + M. Dizolele, The Mirage of Democracy in the DRC, in Journal of Democracy, vol. 21, n. 3, 2010, pp. 143-157.

2) S. Marysse , Regress, War and Fragile Recovery: The Case of the DRCongo, in Filip Reyntjens, S. Marysse (eds), The Political Economy of the Great Lakes Region in Africa. The Pitfalls of Enforced Democracy and Globalization , Basingstoke, Macmillan, 2005 +
J. Verweijen, J. Brabant, Cows and guns. Cattle-related conflict and armed violence in Fizi and Itombwe, eastern DR Congo, J. of Modern African Studies, vol. 55, n. 1, 2017.

Published on: March 10 2020