The Resource Chieftaincy, the State, and Democracy : Political Legitimacy in Post-Apartheid South Africa, (electronic resource)

Chieftaincy, the State, and Democracy : Political Legitimacy in Post-Apartheid South Africa, (electronic resource)

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Chieftaincy, the State, and Democracy : Political Legitimacy in Post-Apartheid South Africa
Title
Chieftaincy, the State, and Democracy
Title remainder
Political Legitimacy in Post-Apartheid South Africa
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Subject
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
As South Africa consolidates its democracy, chieftaincy has remained a controversial and influential institution that has adapted to recent changes. J. Michael Williams examines the chieftaincy and how it has sought to assert its power since the end of apartheid. By taking local-level politics seriously and looking closely at how chiefs negotiate the new political order, Williams takes a position between those who see the chieftaincy as an indigenous democratic form deserving recognition and protection, a
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Williams, J. Michael
Dewey number
321/.10968
Language note
English
LC call number
GN656.W55 2010
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Herbst, Jeffrey
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  • Chiefdom's - South Africa
  • Democracy - South Africa
  • Local government - South Africa
  • Post-apartheid era - South Africa
  • South Africa - Politics and government - 1994-
  • South Africa - Social conditions - 1994-
  • Chiefdoms
  • Local government
  • Democracy
  • Post-apartheid era
Label
Chieftaincy, the State, and Democracy : Political Legitimacy in Post-Apartheid South Africa, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Abbreviations""; ""1. Introduction: The Chieftaincy, the State, and the Desire to Dominate""; ""2. The Binding Together of the People: The Historical Development of the Chieftaincy and the Principle of Unity""; ""3. The Making of a Mixed Polity: The Accommodation and Transformation of the Chieftaincy""; ""4. The Contested Nature of Politics, Democracy, and Rights in Rural South Africa""; ""5. The Chieftaincy and the Establishment of Local Government: Multiple Boundaries and the Ambiguities of Representation""
  • ""6. The Chieftaincy and Development: Expanding the Parameters of Tradition""""7. Legitimacy Lost? The Fall of a Chief and the Survival of a Chieftaincy""; ""8. Conclusion: The Chieftaincy and the Post-Apartheid State: Legitimacy and Democracy in a Mixed Polity""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
Extent
1 online resource (300 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9786612539916
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
System control number
  • (EBL)501437
  • (OCoLC)607554424
  • (SSID)ssj0000357738
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11278825
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000357738
  • (PQKBWorkID)10354257
  • (PQKB)10135894
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000014155
Label
Chieftaincy, the State, and Democracy : Political Legitimacy in Post-Apartheid South Africa, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Abbreviations""; ""1. Introduction: The Chieftaincy, the State, and the Desire to Dominate""; ""2. The Binding Together of the People: The Historical Development of the Chieftaincy and the Principle of Unity""; ""3. The Making of a Mixed Polity: The Accommodation and Transformation of the Chieftaincy""; ""4. The Contested Nature of Politics, Democracy, and Rights in Rural South Africa""; ""5. The Chieftaincy and the Establishment of Local Government: Multiple Boundaries and the Ambiguities of Representation""
  • ""6. The Chieftaincy and Development: Expanding the Parameters of Tradition""""7. Legitimacy Lost? The Fall of a Chief and the Survival of a Chieftaincy""; ""8. Conclusion: The Chieftaincy and the Post-Apartheid State: Legitimacy and Democracy in a Mixed Polity""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
Extent
1 online resource (300 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9786612539916
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
System control number
  • (EBL)501437
  • (OCoLC)607554424
  • (SSID)ssj0000357738
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11278825
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000357738
  • (PQKBWorkID)10354257
  • (PQKB)10135894
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000014155

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