Language and Collective Mobilization
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Language and Collective Mobilization : The Story of Zanzibar

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Communal conflict defines politics in Africa. One of the earliest examples of such carnage occurred in Zanzibar, now part of Tanzania. Often considered to be quite tranquil, Zanzibar's recent electoral conflict, like its violent revolution, is a threat to this peace. Zanzibari cleavage remains a resource conflict, a contest over land and language. Such conflict, within and without Zanzibar, will not be fully understood under the rubric of 'racial' competition alone.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 222 pages
  • 147.32 x 226.06 x 30.48mm | 544.31g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0739122118
  • 9780739122112

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Nadra Hashim's book demonstrates that the most exciting research is being conducted across disciplinary boundaries. She has creatively applied a social psychological theory to provide a penetrating and highly readable account of modern Zanzibar, set in historical context. -- Fathali M. Moghaddam, Georgetown Universityshow more

About Nadra O. Hashim

Nadra O. Hashim is adjunct professor at DeVry University and an independent researcher.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 A Preface to Zanzibar Chapter 2 Introduction: The Five Phase Model Chapter 3 Chapter I: Stratification Chapter 4 Chapter II: Disarticulation Chapter 5 Chapter III: Repression Chapter 6 Chapter IV: Resistance & Revolution Chapter 7 Chapter V: Inversionshow more

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