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Book/Printed Material Reinventing African chieftaincy in the age of AIDS, gender, governance, and development

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Title

  • Reinventing African chieftaincy in the age of AIDS, gender, governance, and development

Summary

  • "This collection of essays examines the relatively new, and frequently overlooked, political phenomenon in post-colonial Africa of chieftaincy "re-inventing" itself. The traditional authority of chiefs has been one of Africa's missing voices who are now bringing new resources to the challenges that AIDS, gender, governance, and development pose to the peoples of Africa. This publication presents new research in Ghana, Botswana and South Africa, providing the broadest geographic African coverage on the topic of African chieftaincy. The nineteen authors, many of them emerging scholars from Africa, are all 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/apartheid periods to the present. They also examine the realities of male and female traditional leaders in re-inventing their legitimacy and their political offices in the age of great social and political unrest, health issues and governance and development challenges."--GOOGLE Books.

Names

  • Ray, Donald Iain, 1949- ed.
  • Quinlan, Tim, ed.
  • Sharma, Keshav, ed.
  • Clarke, Tacita A. O., ed.

Created / Published

  • Calgary : University of Calgary Press, [2011]
  • ©2011

Headings

  • -  Chiefdoms--Ghana
  • -  Chiefdoms--South Africa
  • -  Chiefdoms--Botswana
  • -  Tribal government--Ghana
  • -  Tribal government--South Africa
  • -  Tribal government--Botswana
  • -  Ghana--Politics and government
  • -  South Africa--Politics and government
  • -  Botswana--Politics and government
  • -  Ghana--Social conditions
  • -  South Africa--Social conditions--1994
  • -  Botswana--Social conditions

Notes

  • -  Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • -  Description based on print version record; resource not viewed.

Medium

  • 1 electronic resource (xv, 698 pages )

Call Number/Physical Location

  • GN645

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2019667373

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  • Unrestricted online access

Online Format

  • image
  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Ray, Donald Iain, Ed. Reinventing African chieftaincy in the age of AIDS, gender, governance, and development. editeds by Quinlan, Tim, Sharma, Keshav, and Clarke, Tacita A. O [Calgary: University of Calgary Press, ©, 2011] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2019667373/.

APA citation style:

Ray, D. I., Quinlan, T., Sharma, K. & Clarke, T. A. O., eds. (2011) Reinventing African chieftaincy in the age of AIDS, gender, governance, and development. [Calgary: University of Calgary Press, ©] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2019667373/.

MLA citation style:

Ray, Donald Iain, Ed. Reinventing African chieftaincy in the age of AIDS, gender, governance, and development. ed by Quinlan, Tim, Sharma, Keshav, and Clarke, Tacita A. O [Calgary: University of Calgary Press, ©, 2011] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2019667373/>.