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By Mike McGovern

For the final 20 years, the West African state of Guinea has exhibited all the stipulations that experience ended in civil wars in different nations, and Guineans themselves on a regular basis speak about the inevitability of struggle. but the rustic has narrowly shunned clash repeatedly. In A Socialist Peace?, Mike McGovern asks how this is often attainable, how a state may possibly beat the chances and circumvent civil warfare.  


Guinea is wealthy in assets, yet its everyone is a number of the poorest on this planet. Its political scenario is polarized through fiercely aggressive ethnic teams. guns movement freely via its lands and throughout its borders. And, eventually, it's nonetheless improving from the oppressive regime of Sékou Touré. McGovern argues that whereas Touré’s reign was once infrequently peaceable, it was once successful—often via hugely coercive and violent measures—at setting up a collection of sturdy nationwide inclinations, that have stored the kingdom at peace. Exploring the ambivalences of up to date Guineans towards the afterlife of Touré’s reign in addition to their abiding experience of socialist unity, McGovern sketches the paradoxes that undergird political stability.


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