Land, Liberation and Compromise in Southern Africa

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This book offers an analysis of the origins of the crisis in Zimbabwe and why it has had such a profound impact on both the land issue and democratic politics in the Southern African region. The analysis contributes to the present debates around Mugabe, neo-imperialism and the stability in the region.

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Overview

This book offers an analysis of the origins of the crisis in Zimbabwe and why it has had such a profound impact on both the land issue and democratic politics in the Southern African region. The analysis contributes to the present debates around Mugabe, neo-imperialism and the stability in the region.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230230842
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 12/8/2009
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

CHRIS ALDEN is a reader in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. He has conducted extensive field research across the Southern African region and has published widely on the international politics and conflict in Southern Africa as well as work on Asia-Africa relations.

WARD ANSEEUW is a research fellow at the Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), University of Pretoria, South Africa. He has conducted research for the last 10 years in Southern Africa and the African continent, more particularly on the issues of agricultural restructuring, land conflicts, agrarian and land reforms. He has published extensively on these issues in scientific jourbanals and with renowned publishers.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
• Introduction
• Understanding Land, Politics and Change in Southern Africa

Sowing the Whirlwind Zimbabwe and Southern Africa
• Darkness at Noon South Africa
• A Distant Thunder Namibia
• Compromise and Liberation?
• Bibliography

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