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Labor & Democracy In Namibia: 1971-1996 Paperback – August 15, 1998


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 239 pages
  • Publisher: Ohio University Press; 1 edition (August 15, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0821412175
  • ISBN-13: 978-0821412176
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6.2 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.1 ounces
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,108,278 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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The topic is highly relevant today, for if Namibia had had a strong and independent labour movement since independence, Namibian democracy would not be threatened by ruling party domination - Christopher Saunders in JOURNAL OF AFRICAN HISTORY Without doubt, however, this book contributes enormously to empiricism on the birth of the trade union movement in Namibia and on that basis is of value to academia. - Lawrence Flint in AFRICAN AFFAIRS Dr Bauer argues that a vibrant and autonomous trade union movement is crucial to the consolidation of new democracies, such as Namibia. In Namibia, however, the liberation struggle and the first years of independence have weakened the trade unions. - INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF SOCIAL HISTORY --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

About the Author

Gretchen Bauer teaches African and Comparative Politics in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Delaware.
--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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Gretchen Bauer is professor and chair in the department of political science and international relations at the University of Delaware where she teaches African and comparative politics. Her current research focuses on women's political participation in sub-Saharan Africa. She first visited sub-Saharan Africa as a peace corps volunteer in Kenya in the early 1980s. She has conducted extensive research in southern Africa and taught short courses in east and west Africa.