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Crisis of Legitimacy and Political Violence in Uganda, 1979 to 2016 (Hardcover) (Ogenga Otunnu)

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This book, the second of two parts, demonstrates that societies experiencing prolonged and severe crises of legitimacy are prone to intense and persistent political violence. The most significant factor accounting for the persistence of intense political violence in Uganda is the severe crisis of legitimacy of the state, its institutions, political incumbents and their challengers. This crisis of legitimacy, which is shaped by both internal and external forces, past and present, accounts for the remarkable continuity in the history of political violence since the construction of the state.
Number of Pages: 363
Genre: History, Political Science
Series Title: African Histories and Modernities
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Ogenga Otunnu
Language: English
Street Date: August 28, 2017
TCIN: 52916249
UPC: 9783319560465
Item Number (DPCI): 248-49-1461
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