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Regime Change and Succession Politics in Africa : Five Decades of Misrule

By: Amutabi, Maurice Nyamanga.
Contributor(s): Nasong’o, Shadrack Wanjala.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge African Studies: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (292 p.).ISBN: 9781136165832.Subject(s): Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960- | Africa - Politics and government - 1960- | Democratization - Africa | Democratization -- Africa | Dictatorship - Africa | Dictatorship -- Africa | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / General | Regime change - Africa | Regime change -- Africa | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Regime Change and Succession Politics in Africa : Five Decades of MisruleDDC classification: 321.09096 | 330.96 LOC classification: JQ1879.A15 R426 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Regime Change and Succession Politics in Africa; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Figures, Maps, and Tables; List of Abbreviations; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Regime Change and Succession Politics in Africa: Introduction; 2 Political Leadership and Development in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania; 3 Ethnicity and Regime Change in Ethiopia; 4 Beyond Dictatorship in the Democratic Republic of Congo; 5 The Trajectory of Iniquitous Dictatorship in Zimbabwe: Implications for Democratization in Southern Africa and Beyond
6 Regime Dynamics and Democratic Consolidation in Lesotho7 Democratic Governance and Human Security in Africa: Discourse on the Fourth Republic in Nigeria; 8 Democratization and the Politics of Self-Succession in Nigeria; 9 Politics of Change: The Notion of 'Giving' and Feminist Struggles in Uganda; 10 The Quest for Gender Parity in Southern African Politics; 11 Regime Change, Succession Politics, and the Language Question; 12 The Power of Language and the Politics of Regime Change in Africa
13 Political Imagination and the Battle of Discourses in Africa: Notes on Africa, I Will Fleece You (1992), Tears of the Sun (2003), and Beyond the Gates (2006)14 'Monopoly Politikos': An Account of a De Facto One-Party State and Lack of Regime Change in Botswana; Bibliography; Contributors; Index
Summary: Bringing together scholars from a wide array of disciplines - including anthropology, economics, history, sociology, and political science - this volume addresses the problems of the regime change and state failure in Africa in the context of the global economy, but from a specifically African perspective, arguing that the underdevelopment of the African economy is linked to the underdevelopment of the continents' nation states.
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Cover; Regime Change and Succession Politics in Africa; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Figures, Maps, and Tables; List of Abbreviations; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Regime Change and Succession Politics in Africa: Introduction; 2 Political Leadership and Development in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania; 3 Ethnicity and Regime Change in Ethiopia; 4 Beyond Dictatorship in the Democratic Republic of Congo; 5 The Trajectory of Iniquitous Dictatorship in Zimbabwe: Implications for Democratization in Southern Africa and Beyond

6 Regime Dynamics and Democratic Consolidation in Lesotho7 Democratic Governance and Human Security in Africa: Discourse on the Fourth Republic in Nigeria; 8 Democratization and the Politics of Self-Succession in Nigeria; 9 Politics of Change: The Notion of 'Giving' and Feminist Struggles in Uganda; 10 The Quest for Gender Parity in Southern African Politics; 11 Regime Change, Succession Politics, and the Language Question; 12 The Power of Language and the Politics of Regime Change in Africa

13 Political Imagination and the Battle of Discourses in Africa: Notes on Africa, I Will Fleece You (1992), Tears of the Sun (2003), and Beyond the Gates (2006)14 'Monopoly Politikos': An Account of a De Facto One-Party State and Lack of Regime Change in Botswana; Bibliography; Contributors; Index

Bringing together scholars from a wide array of disciplines - including anthropology, economics, history, sociology, and political science - this volume addresses the problems of the regime change and state failure in Africa in the context of the global economy, but from a specifically African perspective, arguing that the underdevelopment of the African economy is linked to the underdevelopment of the continents' nation states.

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<p>Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi is Associate Professor of Social Sciences at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya.</p> <p>Shadrack Wanjala Nasong'o is Associate Professor of International Studies at Rhodes College in Memphis.</p>

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