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Politics in southern Africa : state and society in transition

Author: Gretchen Bauer; Scott D Taylor
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2005.
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"Making a case for the regional distinctiveness of southern Africa, this new text systematically examines politics and society in the region." "The authors first introduce the themes and concepts that guide their analysis. Then, in each of eight country studies, they trace the country's political history (beginning with the precolonial period) and analyze state structures, political and social actors, fundamentals  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gretchen Bauer; Scott D Taylor
ISBN: 1588263320 9781588263322 1588263088 9781588263087
OCLC Number: 56809698
Description: x, 404 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: Southern Africa as region --
Malawi: institutionalizing multipartyism --
Zambia: civil society resurgent --
Botswana: dominant party democracy --
Mozambique: reconstruction and democratization --
Angola: peace and the predatory state --
Zimbabwe: state and society in crisis --
Namibia: limits to liberation --
South Africa: contending with the contradictions --
The AIDS crisis in southern Africa --
Women and politics in southern Africa --
Southern Africa's international relations --
Meeting regional challenges.
Responsibility: Gretchen Bauer, Scott D. Taylor.
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"This is a superb textbook for the study of Southern Africa.... A fine and eminently useful work that even veteran scholars will learn from." - William Folz, Yale University; "A fine book, Read more...

 
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