The Resource Chieftaincy, the state, and democracy : political legitimacy in post-apartheid South Africa, J. Michael Williams, (electronic resource/)

Chieftaincy, the state, and democracy : political legitimacy in post-apartheid South Africa, J. Michael Williams, (electronic resource/)

Label
Chieftaincy, the state, and democracy : political legitimacy in post-apartheid South Africa
Title
Chieftaincy, the state, and democracy
Title remainder
political legitimacy in post-apartheid South Africa
Statement of responsibility
J. Michael Williams
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As South Africa consolidates its democracy, chieftaincy has remained a controversial and influential institution that has adapted to recent changes. J. Michael Williams examines the chieftaincy and how it has sought to assert its power since the end of apartheid. By taking local-level politics seriously and looking closely at how chiefs negotiate the new political order, Williams takes a position between those who see the chieftaincy as an indigenous democratic form deserving recognition and protection, a
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
321/.10968
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN656
LC item number
.W55 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Chieftaincy, the state, and democracy : political legitimacy in post-apartheid South Africa, J. Michael Williams, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=315650
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction: The Chieftaincy, the State, and the Desire to Dominate; 2. The Binding Together of the People: The Historical Development of the Chieftaincy and the Principle of Unity; 3. The Making of a Mixed Polity: The Accommodation and Transformation of the Chieftaincy; 4. The Contested Nature of Politics, Democracy, and Rights in Rural South Africa; 5. The Chieftaincy and the Establishment of Local Government: Multiple Boundaries and the Ambiguities of Representation; 6. The Chieftaincy and Development: Expanding the Parameters of Tradition
Control code
ocn607554424
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
253991
Label
Chieftaincy, the state, and democracy : political legitimacy in post-apartheid South Africa, J. Michael Williams, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=315650
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction: The Chieftaincy, the State, and the Desire to Dominate; 2. The Binding Together of the People: The Historical Development of the Chieftaincy and the Principle of Unity; 3. The Making of a Mixed Polity: The Accommodation and Transformation of the Chieftaincy; 4. The Contested Nature of Politics, Democracy, and Rights in Rural South Africa; 5. The Chieftaincy and the Establishment of Local Government: Multiple Boundaries and the Ambiguities of Representation; 6. The Chieftaincy and Development: Expanding the Parameters of Tradition
Control code
ocn607554424
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
253991

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