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Send all articles, book reviews, notices, and other correspondence to: The Editor Democracy & Development: Journal of West African Affairs 2L Leroy House, 436 Essex Road, London N1 3QP, UK Tel: +44 (0)20 7359 7775, Fax: +44 (0)20 7359 2221 or: 2 Olabode Close, Ilupeju Estate, P.O. Box 15700, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria Tel: +234 (0)1 804 3221 / 473 0705, Fax: +234 (0)1 493 4420 E-mail:, Internet: Submitted articles and/or reviews should be typed double space and with a wide margin on the left. Articles should not be more than 8,000 words; reviews, 1,500 words. Articles can be submitted by email as MS Word attachment or as a MS Word document on a floppy disk by post. Include professional details about the author at the bottom of the first page. Democracy & Development’s house style is modelled on the Oxford English Dictionary and avoids ‘Americanisms’ like ‘organize’ (organise) and ‘democratization’ (democratisation). Italicise book and journal titles. Use single quotation marks. Notes should be presented as footnotes at the bottom of each respective page. References should appear on a separate page at the end of the article, and should be listed as follows: For books: Clark, A.F. 2000. ‘From Military Dictatorship to Democracy: The democratisation Process in Mali’, in Bingen, R.J. et al. (eds.) Democracy and Development in Mali. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press. For journals: Hentz, J. 2000. ‘The two faces of privatisation: political and economic logics in transitional South Africa’, in The Journal of Modern African Studies, vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 203-223.

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