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Buur, Lars

State Recognition and Democratization in Sub-Saharan Africa

Buur, Lars - State Recognition and Democratization in Sub-Saharan Africa, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Traditional Authority and Democratization in Africa
Helene Maria Kyed, Lars Buur

Part I. Traditional Authorities and Decentralized Governance

2. Bringing the Sultan Back In: Elders as Peacemakers in Ethiopia’s Somali Region
Tobias Hagmann

3. The Ambivalent Role of Chiefs: Rural Decentralization Initiatives in Malawi
Asiyati Lorraine Chiweza

4. Chiefs, Policing, and Vigilantes: “Cleaning Up” the Caprivi Borderland of Namibia
Wolfgang Zeller

5. Traditional Authority in Mozambique: The Legible Space between State and Community
Lars Buur, Helene Maria Kyed

Part II. Traditional Authorities and State and Party Politics

6. Traditional Chieftaincy, Party Politics, and Political Violence in Burkina Faso
Sten Hagberg

7. From Pastoral to State Politics: Traditional Authorities in Northern Somalia
Markus V. Höhne

8. Traditional Authority: Accountability and Governance in Zimbabwe
Everisto Mapedza

9. “Now we are a Town”: Chiefs, Investors, and the State in Zambia’s Western Province
Wolfgang Zeller

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, African Politics, Development Policy, Political History, Democracy, Popular Science in Education, Political Science

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Governance, Security, and Development
Page amount
254 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230609716
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36980-5

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