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This collection of papers, presented November 22, 1999 at Howard University, presents a wide range of findings on the political-economic system of Washington, D.C. Prefaced by an introduction to the field of Political Economy for the general reader, the book presents chapters in chronological order, beginning with the communal system and concluding with today's post-industrial/service system which permeates the District. Each chapter concludes with a discussion of the classical and radical perspectives on the historical period.

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ISBN-13: 9780761817079
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 09/13/2000
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Abdul Karim Bangura is Assistant Professor in the Political Science Department of Bowie State University in Maryland.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Prologue Chapter 3 Acknowledgments Chapter 4 Communal Political Economy Chapter 5 Servant Labor Political Economy Chapter 6 Slave Political Economy Chapter 7 Industrial Political Economy Chapter 8 Post Industrial/Service Political Economy Chapter 9 A New Social Contract for Washington, D.C. Chapter 10 Facts in Brief Chapter 11 Time Line Chapter 12 Bibliography Chapter 13 About the Contributors

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