Welcome to the website of the research project “The Developmental State Strikes Back?”


Created by the researchers of the project “The Developmental State Strikes Back?”, supported by the Swiss National Science Fund, this blog brings together political scientists, sociologists, anthropologists and historians working on the return of the developmental state in Africa. Its main ambition is to present the research in progress, as well as to disseminate the work of its members. It also proposes to report the scientific advances on the theme by relaying and commenting the contributions of other research groups. Finally, it provides resources such as online archives, scientific watch and thematic bibliography.

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