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Politics of identity and exclusion in Africa

Politics of identity and exclusion in Africa

from violent confrontation to peaceful cooperation.

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Published by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Political culture -- Africa -- Congresses.,
    • National characteristics, African -- Congresses.,
    • Africa -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects -- Congresses.,
    • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960- -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreCongresses.
      SeriesSeminar report / Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung ;, no. 11, Seminar report (Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung) ;, no. 11.
      ContributionsKonrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ1879.A15 P66 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination172 p.
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3622567M
      LC Control Number2002403465
      OCLC/WorldCa49585278

        Despite being told that we now live in a cosmopolitan world, more and more people have begun to assert their identities in ways that are deeply rooted in the local. These claims of autochthony—meaning “born from the soil”—seek to establish an irrefutable, primordial right to belong and are often employed in politically charged attempts to exclude outsiders. He has taught in universities in Zimbabwe, United Kingdom and South Africa and has published extensively on African history and politics. He is the author of Do ‘Zimbabweans’ Exist? Trajectories of Nationalism, National Identity Formation and Crisis in a Postcolonial State (Oxford & Bern: Peter Lang, ), co-editor of Redemptive or.

      Identity politics advocates a retreat into the protection of the self based on the celebration of group identity. It is a politics of defeat and demoralization, of pessimism and selfishness. By seizing as much as possible for one's self and group, it exposes its complete disregard for the whole from which it has separated - for the rest of the. Book Chapter “Exclusion, Identity and Armed Conflict: A Historical Survey of the Politics of Confrontation in Uganda with Specific Reference to the Independence Era,” in Politics of Identity and Exclusion in Africa: From Violent Confrontation to Peaceful Cooperation, published by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and Universiteit Van Pretoria.

      This book argues that the changing shape of the class structure (from a ‘big working class’ to a ‘big middle class’) since has forced the parties to change, which has both reduced class voting and increased class non-voting. The book develops this argument in three stages. The first shows that there has been enormous social continuity in class divisions. Post-Cold War Africa has witnessed enormous political transformation, particularly in terms of democratisation. Most polities in the continent have adopted the practice of secret balloting.


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