Political Economy Issues in Tanzania the Nyerere Years 1965-1985

Author: Townsend, Meta
Year:1998
Pages:336
ISBN:0-7734-4233-2
978-0-7734-4233-7
Price:219.95
Develops a version of the concept of "corporatism" to explain the state policies and directives aimed at increasing agricultural productivity and limiting local participation. Examines interest group participation and influence at national and local levels.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:
I. Introduction: Literature Review
II. Ujamaa Policy and Villagization Policy
III. Central Government Administration
IV. Decentralization and Local Administration
V. The Corporatist Approach to Understanding Tanzania's Political Economy
VI. The Role of Government in Regulating Tanzania's Economy: Nyerere's Agricultural Policy and Provisions
VII. A Study of the Coffee and Sisal Sectors
VIII. Summary, Conclusions, Recommendations