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Analyzing Pol Change/h

1st Edition

By James R Scarritt

Routledge

360 pages

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Description

This book addresses political instability and the role of the military in unstable politics, as well as to class formation, class conflict, and prolonged economic dependency in Africa. It uses a comprehensive theoretical approach based on systems-functionalist theories in solving these issues.

Table of Contents

1. Control and Facilitation: An Approach to the Analysis of Political Change 2. Religion and Politics in Independent Uganda: Movement Toward Secularization? 3. Forecast for Political Change in Ethiopia: An Urban Perspective 4. Green Revolution in Ethiopia: The Politics of Rural Development in a Blocked and Inequitable Society 5. The Diffusion and Invention of Legislative and Party Structures in Anglophone Africa 6. African Planning Failure: A Public Policy Analysis 7. The Significance of Sequential Ordering and Timing of Politically Induced Societal Changes in Anglophone African Party States: A Reconsideration 8. Revolutionary Change in Mozambique: Implications for the Emerging Postindependence Society 9. Prospects for Reactionary and Revolutionary Change in Zimbabwe 10. Conclusion: From Case Studies to Systematic Hypothesis Testing

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL053000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / African
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies