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Politics and Society in Contemporary Africa By Naomi Chazan

Politics and Society in Contemporary Africa
by Naomi Chazan

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Africa has undergone significant political, economic and social change since 1988. Now revised and updated, this book includes current economic, social and political data, as well as new sections on the dismantling of apartheid, civil society, democratization and economic reform.
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Politics and Society in Contemporary Africa by Naomi Chazan

Africa has undergone significant political, economic, and social change since the first edition of this book was published in early 1988. Now revised and updated throughout, this new edition includes current economic, social, and political data, as well as entirely new sections on the dismantling of apartheid, civil society, democratization and multiparty politics, economic reform and structural adjustment, and the prospects for African development in the twenty-first century. Review comments on the first edition: 'Required reading for any course on politics and society of the African continent' West Africa 'The best available textbook on the subject...this volume stands unchallenged in its comprehensiveness and sophistication.' Choice

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Table of Contents


Introduction - The Diversity of African Politics - PART 1: THE STRUCTURES OF POLITICS - State Institutions and the Organization of the Public Arena - Social Groupings and Civil Society - Ethnicity, Class, and the State - PART 2: POLITICAL PROCESS AND POLITICAL CHANGE - Regimes in Independent Africa - High Politics: The Procedures and Practices of Government - Deep Politics: Political Response, Protest, and Conflict - Political Transitions - Democratization and Patterns of Change - PART 3: POLITICAL ECONOMY - Policy Choices and Economic Reform in a Constraining Environment - Africa and the World Economy - PART 4: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS - Inter-African Relations - African in the Changing World PART 5: POLITICAL FUTURES - South Africa: The End of Apartheid - Africa Towards the Year 2000

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GOR003622759
Politics and Society in Contemporary Africa by Naomi Chazan
Naomi Chazan
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
1992-10-07
464
0333578147
9780333578148
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