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The Resource The rise of a party-state in Kenya : from "Harambee" to "Nyayo!", Jennifer A. Widner

The rise of a party-state in Kenya : from "Harambee" to "Nyayo!", Jennifer A. Widner

Label
The rise of a party-state in Kenya : from "Harambee" to "Nyayo!"
Title
The rise of a party-state in Kenya
Title remainder
from "Harambee" to "Nyayo!"
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer A. Widner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Widner, Jennifer A
Dewey number
967.6204
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DT433.584
LC item number
.W53 1992eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kenya African National Union
  • Kenya
  • Kenya
  • Kenya African National Union
  • Kenya African National Union
  • Regions & Countries
  • History & Archaeology
  • HISTORY
  • Politics and government
  • Kenya
  • Politieke partijen
  • Kenia
Label
The rise of a party-state in Kenya : from "Harambee" to "Nyayo!", Jennifer A. Widner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-269) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of acronyms, abbreviations, and foreign terms -- Abbreviated chronology of events -- 1. Creating political order -- Single-party dominance -- Rise of the party-state in Africa -- Argument -- Kenyan case -- Overview -- 2. Single-party dominance, 1964-1969 -- "civil society": class, ethnicity, and clientelism -- Competition for resources -- Players -- Political strategy and KANU as a catchall party -- Harambee and the basis for compromise -- Restriction of opposition -- Provincial administration and the civil service -- Party-government relations in post-independence Kenya -- 3. Struggle in the Rift Valley, 1970-1975 -- Source of competition -- Organizing an opposition -- Rise of a populist coalition -- Calls for redistribution -- Gema and the bid to rejuvenate KANU -- President's strategy -- Battle for political space -- Resolution -- Conclusions -- 4. Transition period, 1976-1980 -- Gema and the change-the-constitution movement -- Ethnic arithmetic and the party elections of 1977 -- Distributional coalitions and the 1979 general election -- KANU at the end of the transition period -- 5. From "Harambee!" to "Nyayo!" 1980-1985 -- Moi's accession to the presidency -- Faction and the proscription of ethnic welfare societies -- New KANU monopoly -- Njonjo affair -- Nyayo: following in the footsteps -- Party-state in 1985 -- 6. Party, state, and civil society, 1985-1990 -- Consolidation of changes in party-state relations -- Changing patterns of participation -- "Civil society" and opposition success -- Testing the limits -- 7. Kenyan party-state in comparative perspective -- Argument in review -- KANU in comparative perspective -- Kenyan holdout -- Single-party rule, "civil society," and patterns of governance. Appendix: the uses of evidence
Control code
45729223
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 283 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520076242
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)45729223
Label
The rise of a party-state in Kenya : from "Harambee" to "Nyayo!", Jennifer A. Widner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-269) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of acronyms, abbreviations, and foreign terms -- Abbreviated chronology of events -- 1. Creating political order -- Single-party dominance -- Rise of the party-state in Africa -- Argument -- Kenyan case -- Overview -- 2. Single-party dominance, 1964-1969 -- "civil society": class, ethnicity, and clientelism -- Competition for resources -- Players -- Political strategy and KANU as a catchall party -- Harambee and the basis for compromise -- Restriction of opposition -- Provincial administration and the civil service -- Party-government relations in post-independence Kenya -- 3. Struggle in the Rift Valley, 1970-1975 -- Source of competition -- Organizing an opposition -- Rise of a populist coalition -- Calls for redistribution -- Gema and the bid to rejuvenate KANU -- President's strategy -- Battle for political space -- Resolution -- Conclusions -- 4. Transition period, 1976-1980 -- Gema and the change-the-constitution movement -- Ethnic arithmetic and the party elections of 1977 -- Distributional coalitions and the 1979 general election -- KANU at the end of the transition period -- 5. From "Harambee!" to "Nyayo!" 1980-1985 -- Moi's accession to the presidency -- Faction and the proscription of ethnic welfare societies -- New KANU monopoly -- Njonjo affair -- Nyayo: following in the footsteps -- Party-state in 1985 -- 6. Party, state, and civil society, 1985-1990 -- Consolidation of changes in party-state relations -- Changing patterns of participation -- "Civil society" and opposition success -- Testing the limits -- 7. Kenyan party-state in comparative perspective -- Argument in review -- KANU in comparative perspective -- Kenyan holdout -- Single-party rule, "civil society," and patterns of governance. Appendix: the uses of evidence
Control code
45729223
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 283 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520076242
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)45729223

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