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International Political Economy Series

Twenty Years of Independence in Zimbabwe

From Liberation to Authoritarianism

Editors: Darnolf, S., Laakso, L. (Eds.)

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This collection offers comprehensive insights into pivotal areas of concern regarding developments in Zimbabwe since its independence. By disclosing the intra-elite competition, assessing the performance of Zimbabwe's economy and explaining how the country's natural resources have been managed, we can better understand the ruling ZANU-PF's increasing reliance on the so-called war veterans and the land reform issue for its political survival.

About the authors

DONALD CHIMANIKIRE Chair of International Relations and Social Studies Department, Institute of Development Studies, University of Zimbabwe DANIEL COMPAGNON Professor of Political Science, Sciences Po Bordeaux, France GODFREY KANYENZE Chief Economist, Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions NORMA KRIGER Visiting Professor, Goucher College, Baltimore, USA ANDERS NARMAN Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Economic Geography, Goteborg University, Sweden BRIAN RAFTOPOULOS Associate Professor at IDS, University of Zimbabwe HELGE RØNNING Professor of Media Studies, University of Oslo, Norway MARJA SPIERENBURG Amsterdam School for Social Science Research, The Netherlands CHRISTINE SYLVESTER Professor, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague

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'... their book provides valuable insights into what has led to the country's current parlous condition today.' - Derek Ingram, The Round Table


Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Research Debates in Zimbabwe: From Analysis to Practice

    Pages 1-14

    Laakso, Liisa

  • Indigenization, the State Bourgeoisie and Neo-authoritarian Politics

    Pages 15-33

    Raftopoulos, Brian (et al.)

  • The Performance of the Zimbabwean Economy, 1980–2000

    Pages 34-77

    Kanyenze, Godfrey

  • Natural Resource Management in the Communal Areas: From Centralization to Decentralization and Back Again

    Pages 78-103

    Spierenburg, Marja

  • Zimbabwe’s War Veterans and the Ruling Party: Continuities in Political Dynamics

    Pages 104-121

    Kriger, Norma

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Twenty Years of Independence in Zimbabwe
Book Subtitle
From Liberation to Authoritarianism
Editors
  • S. Darnolf
  • L. Laakso
Series Title
International Political Economy Series
Copyright
2003
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-4039-4812-0
DOI
10.1057/9781403948120
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-80453-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-42242-5
Series ISSN
2662-2483
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 245
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