The Resource Reinventing African chieftaincy in the age of AIDS, gender, governance, and development, edited by Donald I. Ray ... [et al.]

Reinventing African chieftaincy in the age of AIDS, gender, governance, and development, edited by Donald I. Ray ... [et al.]

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Reinventing African chieftaincy in the age of AIDS, gender, governance, and development
Title
Reinventing African chieftaincy in the age of AIDS, gender, governance, and development
Statement of responsibility
edited by Donald I. Ray ... [et al.]
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • This collection examines the relatively new, and frequently overlooked, political phenomenon in post-colonial Africa of chieftaincy "reinventing" itself. --
  • The essays present new research from Ghana, Botswana, and South Africa, providing the broadest geographic African coverage on the topic of African chieftaincy. The nineteen contributing authors, mans' of them emerging African scholars, are members of-the Traditional Authority Applied Research Network (TAARN). Their essays give critical insight into the transformation processes of chieftaincy from the end of the colonial and apartheid periods to the present. Additionally, they examine the realities of male and female traditional leaders in the process of creating anew their legitimacy and their political offices in an age of great social and political unrest, health Issues, and challenges in governance and development. --
  • This book is part of an open access pilot project making research freely available to African scholars. --
  • Donald I. Ray teaches comparative politics in the Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary. He has published extensively on the topics of African politics, state-chief relations in Africa (especially Ghana), the politics and policies of development, and political responses to change. He is International Coordinator of TAARN. --
  • Tim Quinlan is the research director of the Health Economics and AIDS Research Division (HEARD) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. --
  • Keshav Sharma is a professor in the Department of Political and Administrative Studies al the University of Botswana in South Africa. --
  • Tacita Clarke works in the Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary. --Book Jacket
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Also available in electronic formats.
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NLC
Dewey number
306.2096
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
GN
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ray, Donald Iain
Series statement
Africa: missing voices,
Series volume
8s
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chiefdoms
  • Chiefdoms
  • Chiefdoms
  • Tribal government
  • Tribal government
  • Tribal government
  • Gouvernement tribal
  • Gouvernement tribal
  • Botswana
  • Ghana
  • South Africa
  • Botswana
  • Chefferie (Anthropologie)
  • Chefferie (Anthropologie)
  • Chefferie (Anthropologie)
  • Gouvernement tribal
  • Ghana
  • Afrique du Sud
  • Botswana
  • Ghāna
  • Afrique du Sud
  • Botswana
Label
Reinventing African chieftaincy in the age of AIDS, gender, governance, and development, edited by Donald I. Ray ... [et al.]
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 698 p.
Isbn
9781552384985
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2202300-01umb_inst
  • 2340937
  • (Sirsi) i9781552384985
  • (OCoLC)650067491
Label
Reinventing African chieftaincy in the age of AIDS, gender, governance, and development, edited by Donald I. Ray ... [et al.]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 698 p.
Isbn
9781552384985
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2202300-01umb_inst
  • 2340937
  • (Sirsi) i9781552384985
  • (OCoLC)650067491

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