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The Struggle over State Power in Zimbabwe: Law and Politics since 1950
 

The Struggle over State Power in Zimbabwe: Law and Politics since 1950 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Karekwaivanane, George

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The establishment of legal institutions was a key part of the process of state construction in Africa, and these institutions have played a crucial role in the projection of state authority across space. This is especially the case in colonial and postcolonial Zimbabwe. George Ka...rekwaivanane offers a unique long-term study of law and politics in Zimbabwe, which examines how the law was used in the constitution and contestation of state power across the late-colonial and postcolonial periods. Through this, he offers insight on recent debates about judicial independence, adherence to human rights, and the observation of the rule of law in contemporary Zimbabwean politics. The book sheds light on the prominent place that law has assumed in Zimbabwe's recent political struggles for those researching the history of the state and power in Southern Africa. It also carries forward important debates on the role of law in state-making, and will also appeal to those interested in African legal history.
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ISBN 9781316640333
Released NZ 26 Mar 2020
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Series African Studies
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ISBN-13 9781316640333
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Imprint Cambridge University Press
Released 26 Mar 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Karekwaivanane, George
Series African Studies
Category African History
Social & Cultural History
Imperialism
Number of Pages 292
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 347.6891
Weight 397g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Political questions and judicial power - History - Zimbabwe, Justice, Administration of - History - Zimbabwe, Political culture - Zimbabwe, HISTORY / Africa / General, Zimbabwe - Politics and government
NBS Text Regional History
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly

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