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Under the Same Shade - Popular Perceptions of Political Change and the Challenges of Consolidating Multiparty Democracy in Tanzania


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Title: Under the Same Shade - Popular Perceptions of Political Change and the Challenges of Consolidating Multiparty Democracy in Tanzania
Authors: Ruotsalainen, Petri J
E-mail: petri.ruotsalainen@globalstudies.gu.se
Issue Date: 6-Nov-2009
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: School of Global Studies, Peace and Development Research ; Institutionen för globala studier, freds- och utvecklingsforskning
Date of Defence: 2009-12-02
Disputation: Onsdagen den 2 december 2009, kl. 14.15, Sal 326, Annedalsseminariet, Campus Linné, Seminariegatan 1
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Democracy transition, consolidation of democracy, popular perceptions, customary leadership, political change, elections, peace, unity, harmony, Tanzania
Abstract: This thesis deals with the question of how people in rural areas have perceived the change of political system from one-party to multi-party during the 1990s in Tanzania. Tanzania has to this date performed three general elections but still the ruling party CCM has a strong grip over politics in the country. With landslide victories in the Presidential elections 1995, 2000 and 2005 the party has reinforced its position in the Parliament. With over eighty percent of the seats in the Parliament, t... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-7955-6
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/21268
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