Politics and Society in Contemporary Africa / Edition 3

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555876791
  • Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/1/1999
  • Edition description: 3RD
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 460
  • Product dimensions: 6.05 (w) x 9.08 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
Map of Africa
Introduction 1
1 The Diversity of African Politics: Trends and Approaches 5
2 State Institutions and the Organization of the Public Arena 37
3 Social Groupings 75
4 Ethnicity, Class, and the State 107
5 Regimes in Independent Africa 137
6 High Politics: The Procedures and Practices of Government 159
7 Deep Politics: Political Response, Protest, and Conflict 197
8 Political Transitions and Patterns of Change 221
9 Coping with Transformation: Approaches to Development 239
10 Coping with Change: Crisis and Attempted Reform 305
11 Inter-African Relations 361
12 Africa in World Politics 421
13 South Africa: The Possibilities and Limits of Transforming State and Society 465
14 Africa in the Twenty-First Century 491
App. 1: Acronyms 499
App. 2 Changes in Country Names 503
App. 3 Basic Political Data 505
Index 527
About the Book 545
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