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Contending political paradigms in Africa

rationality and the politics of democratization in Kenya and Zambia

by Shadrack Wanjala Nasong"o

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.,
  • Kenya.,
  • Zambia.
    • Subjects:
    • Democratization -- Africa.,
    • Democratization -- Kenya.,
    • Democratization -- Zambia.,
    • Comparative government.,
    • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementShadrack Wanjala Nasong"o.
      SeriesAfrican studies, African studies (Routledge (Firm))
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ1879.A15 N27 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3398245M
      ISBN 100415975883
      LC Control Number2005011570

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