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Government and Politics in Africa (4TH 02 Edition)

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Praise for previous editions:

..". a wonderfully comprehensive yet succinct textbook on African politics." --Third World Quarterly

"[W]ritten with an economy of language and a breadth of knowledge rarely found in political science writings.... Tordoff's interpretations will be respected by scholars from diverse perspectives." --International Journal of African Historical Studies

The fourth edition of Government and Politics in Africa examines the experience of African states following the emergence of pro-democracy movements from the late 1980s to the present. This fully revised volume examines a wide range of issues and institutions, including multi-party elections and their democratic and authoritarian outcomes; privatization and the market economy; corruption, ethnic and clan rivalry, and religious fundamentalism; state collapse and civil war; the role of regional and Africa-wide organizations; debt relief, structural adjustment, and poverty alleviation; the spread of HIV/AIDS; the role and status of women; and Africa's marginalization in the global economy.

Synopsis:

Praise for previous editions:

... a wonderfullycomprehensive yet succinct textbook on African politics. — Third WorldQuarterly

W]ritten with an economy of language and abreadth of knowledge rarely found in political science writings.... Tordoff'sinterpretations will be respected by scholars from diverse perspectives. --International Journal of African Historical Studies

The fourthedition of Government and Politics in Africa examines the experience of Africanstates following the emergence of pro-democracy movements from the late 1980s to thepresent. This fully revised volume examines a wide range of issues and institutions, including multi-party elections and their democratic and authoritarian outcomes;privatization and the market economy; corruption, ethnic and clan rivalry, andreligious fundamentalism; state collapse and civil war; the role of regional andAfrica-wide organizations; debt relief, structural adjustment, and povertyalleviation; the spread of HIV/AIDS; the role and status of women; and Africa'smarginalization in the global economy.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-310) and index.

About the Author

William Tordoff is Emeritus Professor of Government at Manchester University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253215451
Author:
Tordoff, William
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Location:
Bloomington, Ind.
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
Politics and government
Subject:
Practical Politics
Subject:
Government (non-U.S.)
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
Political Process - General
Subject:
Government - Comparative
Subject:
Africa Politics and government 1960-
Subject:
Politics - General
Subject:
History & Theory
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
4th ed.
Series Volume:
v. 75, no. 1.
Publication Date:
20021101
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.7 x 6.5 x 0.74 in

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Product details 352 pages Indiana University Press - English 9780253215451 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Praise for previous editions:

... a wonderfullycomprehensive yet succinct textbook on African politics. — Third WorldQuarterly

W]ritten with an economy of language and abreadth of knowledge rarely found in political science writings.... Tordoff'sinterpretations will be respected by scholars from diverse perspectives. --International Journal of African Historical Studies

The fourthedition of Government and Politics in Africa examines the experience of Africanstates following the emergence of pro-democracy movements from the late 1980s to thepresent. This fully revised volume examines a wide range of issues and institutions, including multi-party elections and their democratic and authoritarian outcomes;privatization and the market economy; corruption, ethnic and clan rivalry, andreligious fundamentalism; state collapse and civil war; the role of regional andAfrica-wide organizations; debt relief, structural adjustment, and povertyalleviation; the spread of HIV/AIDS; the role and status of women; and Africa'smarginalization in the global economy.

"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-310) and index.
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