Waubonsee Community College

Cote d'Ivoire, a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Robert E. Handloff

Cote d'Ivoire, a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Robert E. Handloff
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-241) and index
federal national government publication
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Cote d'Ivoire
Nature of contents
Oclc number
Responsibility statement
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Robert E. Handloff
Series statement
Area handbook series,, 1057-5294DA pam, 550-69
Sub title
a country study
"Replaces the second edition of the original Area handbook for the Ivory Coast, which was reprinted in 1973 with an added summary of events covering the period January 1963 to December 1972"--Pref
Table Of Contents
Pre-European period -- Arrival of the Europeans -- French expansion in Côte d'Ivoire. Local resistance and establishment of protectorates ; Repression and conquest -- French rule until World War II. Evolution of colonial policy ; Colonial administration ; Economic development and social change -- Impact of World War II. Brazzaville conference ; French union ; Regional political cooperation -- Transformation of the democratic party of Côte d'Ivoire -- Reform and the French community -- Independence and the institutionalization of the one-party system -- Internal dissent and further consolidation of power. Changes in government and party structures ; Sources of popular discontent ; Consolidation of power in the 1960s and 1970s -- Economic and political issues of the late 1970s and 1980s. Growing economic problems ; Succession question ; Party decentralization ; Discontent on campus ; Other sources of discontent -- Physical setting. Location and size ; Physical features ; Rivers ; Climate -- Population. Distribution ; Composition -- Ethnic groups and languages. Ethnic diversity ; Language diversity ; Lineage patterns ; East Atlantic cultures ; West Atlantic cultures ; Mandé cultures ; Voltaic cultures ; Foreigners -- The role of religion. Local religion ; World religions ; Syncretic religions -- Social organization and social change. Urban society ; Elites ; The role of women ; Social attitudes -- Education. The education system ; Problems in education -- Health and welfare. Social programs ; Social problems -- Growth and structure of the economy -- Role of government. Public investment ; Budget ; Banking and finance -- Labor. Wages and income distribution ; Labor unions -- Agriculture. Land use ; Cocoa ; Coffee ; Timber ; Diversification crops ; Food crops ; Animal husbandry ; Fisheries -- Manufacturing -- Energy. Electricity ; Other energy sources -- Extractive industries. Petroleum ; Natural gas ; Other minerals -- Transportation and communications. Railroads ; Roads ; Ports and maritime shipping ; Air transport ; Telecommunications -- Foreign trade and commerce -- Balance of payments and foreign assistance. National debt ; Foreign assistance -- Future of the economy -- Formal power. The constitution ; Civil rights ; The executive ; The national assembly ; The economic and social council ; Judicial system ; Local government -- Actual power. The party ; Party organization ; Orientation toward the political system -- Interest groups and national politics. Political issues ; Interest groups -- Foreign relations. Foreign relations and the Council of the Entente ; Relations with Ghana, Burkina Faso ; Guinea ; and Mali ; Relations with other African states ; Relations with France ; Relations with the United States ; Relations with the Soviet Union and China ; Relations with Israel -- Armed forces. Early development ; Constitutional, legal, and administrative structure ; Defense mission and national policy structure ; Recruitment and conditions of service ; Training ; Foreign influences -- Role of the armed forces in society. The military in national perspective ; National service and veterans groups -- Internal security. Domestic security ; Human rights ; Internal security organization and forces ; Crime and punishment
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