State Recognition and Democratization in Sub-Saharan Africa

A New Dawn for Traditional Authorities?

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ISBN: 978-1-349-36980-5 (Print) 978-0-230-60971-6 (Online)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Introduction: Traditional Authority and Democratization in Africa

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      Pages 1-28

      Introduction: Traditional Authority and Democratization in Africa

  3. Traditional Authorities and Decentralized Governance

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 29-29

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      Pages 31-51

      Bringing the Sultan Back In: Elders as Peacemakers in Ethiopia’s Somali Region

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      Pages 53-78

      The Ambivalent Role of Chiefs: Rural Decentralization Initiatives in Malawi

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      Pages 79-104

      Chiefs, Policing, and Vigilantes: “Cleaning Up” the Caprivi Borderland of Namibia

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      Pages 105-127

      Traditional Authority in Mozambique: The Legible Space between State and Community

  4. Traditional Authorities and State and Party Politics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 129-129

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      Pages 131-153

      Traditional Chieftaincy, Party Politics, and Political Violence in Burkina Faso

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      Pages 155-182

      From Pastoral to State Politics: Traditional Authorities in Northern Somalia

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      Pages 183-207

      Traditional Authority: Accountability and Governance in Zimbabwe

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      Pages 209-231

      “Now we are a Town”: Chiefs, Investors, and the State in Zambia’s Western Province

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 233-241