Bruce J. Berman

Domaine de recherche


Pays de résidence





Queen's University, Kingston, Canada

Adresse électronique


Department of Political Studies
Queen's University
K7L 3N6


phone: 613-545-6242
fax: 613-545-6848

Pays de spécialisation

Kenya ; Ghana.


Courses in development theory (graduate), African politics(undergraduate),
and the politics of science and technology


Ethnicity, Patronage and the African State: the politics of uncivil
nationalism, African Affairs, 97, 388, 1998, pp. 305-41.

The State, Computers and African Development: the Information
Non-Revolution,reprinted in D.M. Hester and P.J. Ford, eds. Computers and
Ethics in the Cyberage Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 2001, pp. 153-166.

African States, Bureaucratic Culture and Computer Fixes,(co-authored with
W. J. Tettey) Public Administration and Development, 29, 1, 2001, pp. 1-13.

Caught in the Contradictions: the State in Kenya, 1945-97, Critical
Political Studies: Essays in Honour of Colin Leys, ed. by A. Bakan and E.
Macdonald, Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, 2002, pp. 113-34.

The African Colonial State,Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century African
History, ed. by Paul Zaleza and Dickson Eyoh, London and New York:
Routledge, 2003, pp. 550-56.

Critical Perspectives on Development in Ghana, ed. with W.J. Tettey and
Korbla Puplampu, Boston: E.J. Brill Publishers 2003, pp. xxi, 451.

Ethnicity and Democracy in Africa (collected papers of March 2000 workshop)
edited with Dickson Eyoh and Will Kymlicka., Oxford: James Currey.
expected publication 2003.

"Custom, Modernity and the Search for Kihooto: Kenyatta, Malinowski and the
Making of Facing Mount Kenya," (with J.M. Lonsdale) in Robert Gordon and Helen
Tilley, eds., Anthropology, European Imperialism and the Ordering of Africa,
Manchester: Manchester University Press. expected publication 2003.


development theory ; African politics ; politics of technology.