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Inhaltsangabe: Because of its wide coverage and acute analysis of issues, institutions, and interest groups, State Politics in Zimbabwe provides the best single source for understanding the politics of post-independence Zimbabwe. Jeffrey Herbst avoids the grand generalizations that characterize so much theorizing about African politics. Instead, and despite the tendency to depict African politics in a deinstitutionalized setting, he poses a series of questions of interest to political scientists and policy makers which focus on state institutions and yield testable propositions about state autonomy and allocation processes: Under what circumstances are interest groups able to influence government decisions to allocate resources? When are institutions or leaders relatively immune to popular pressures? What factors determine which part of the state will prevail in allocation decisions? How do the structure and relative influence of state institutions affect allocation?
These general questions are addressed through seven specific case studies of decision-making in Zimbabwe which focus on: 1) the new black government's efforts to resettle black farmers on formerly white-owned land; 2) who received that land ; 3) the setting of agricultural producer prices; 4) foreign investment policy; 5) the confrontation between the government and large mining transnationals; 6) the allocation of health care resources; and 7) the setting of wage levels.
Material from the case studies informs broader analyses of the politics of racial accommodation, the interplay of ideology and pragmatism, the role of the ruling party, and the leadership of Robert Mugabe.
About the Author: Jeffrey Herbst is Assistant Profesor of Political Science at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton.
Titel: State Politics in Zimbabwe (Perspectives on ...
Verlag: University of California Press
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Buchbeschreibung University of California Press, 1990. Buchzustand: Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP90336849
Buchbeschreibung University of California Press, 1990. Buchzustand: Very Good. 298 pp., Hardcover, previous owner's name to front free endpaper else very good in a very good dust jacket. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ZB1077357
Buchbeschreibung California U.P. 1990 1st US edition, 1990. 15+283 pages, map, tables, figures, bibliography : the most comprehensive account of post-independence politics in Zimbabwe including racial accommodation, the role of the ruling party & the state, Mugabe, land redistribution; hardback FINE FINE dw isbn 0520068181 south africa zimbabwe rhodesia mugabe zimbabwean politics independent rhodesian zimbabwe politics. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 14640
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Buchbeschreibung University of California Press, 1990. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers M0520068181