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Decade of Mozambique : Politics, Economy and Society 2004-2013 (Paperback) (Joseph Hanlon)

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This volume compiles chapters for 2004 through 2013 on Mozambique previously published as part of the Africa Yearbook. Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara. A scholar of economic development, Hanlon explains that Mozambique has remained one of the poorest countries in the world, but the discovery of huge gas fields could bring changes by the middle 2020s. During the period considered here, he says, donors increasingly objected to corruption while government was angered by donor impositions and took an increasingly autonomous line. The former liberation movement Frelimo remains the predominant party and has won all national elections, while two presidents have stepped down after two terms. A younger and better educated generation that remembers neither the liberation struggle nor the 1982-92 civil war is beginning to challenge the established leadership, he concludes. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 143
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Sociology / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Author: Joseph Hanlon
Language: English
Street Date: August 27, 2015
TCIN: 50341595
UPC: 9789004301122
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-1949
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