By Peter Dwyer, Leo Zeilig

This groundbreaking research examines the profits, contradictions, and frustrations of twenty-first century prodemocracy struggles throughout Southern Africa.

Three major Africa students examine the social forces using the democratic transformation of postcolonial states throughout southern Africa. wide learn and interviews with civil society organizers in Zimbabwe, South Africa, Zambia, Malawi, Namibia, and Swaziland tell this research of the demanding situations confronted by means of non-governmental firms in bearing on either to the attendant inequality of globalization and to grassroots struggles for social justice.

About the Authors:
Peter Dwyer is a instruct in economics at Ruskin university in Oxford.
Leo Zeilig Lecturer on the Institute of Commonwealth reports, collage of London.

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