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The culture of politics in modern Kenya

Author: Angelique Haugerud
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997, ©1993 [i.e. 1995]
Series: African studies series, 84.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Once the major success story of a troubled continuent, Kenya came in the early 1990s to be ragarded as its fallen star. This book challenges such images of reversal and the analytical polarities  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angelique Haugerud
ISBN: 0521595908 9780521595902 0521470595 9780521470599
OCLC Number: 38582688
Notes: "First published 1995"--T.p.verso.
Description: xvi, 266 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction; 1. Staging politics in Kenya; 2. Shattered silences: political culture and 'democracy' in the early 1990s; 3. Open secrets: everyday forms of domination before 1990; 4. Moral economy and the quest for wealth in central Kenya since the late nineteenth century; 5. The dove and the castor nut: Embu household economy in the 1980s; 6. Conclusions: 'the showpiece of an hour'.
Series Title: African studies series, 84.
Responsibility: Angelique Haugerud.

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'... a highly perceptive and interesting analysis, deconstruction is not too strong a term, of Kenya's politics ... well researched, documented and enlightening book.' African Affairs "This book is Read more...

 
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