6 edition of Chieftaincy and politics found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-325).
|Series||European university studies. Series XXXI, Political science,, vol. 422, Europäische Hochschulschriften., Bd. 422.|
|LC Classifications||DT515.45.T58 J52 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||325 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||325|
|LC Control Number||2001038576|
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. Nigeria. The book begins by examining the foundation of Ibadan as a war-camp in and the turbulent politics of the city and Yoruba region during the nineteenth century, characterised by intrigues, political suicides and civil unrests. It then goes on to investigate the institutionalisation of Ibadan chieftaincy during the early colonial period.
Olufemi Vaughan, 'Chieftaincy Politics and Social Relations in Nigeria’ Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, 29, 3, , pp. – Olufemi Vaughan, 'Communalism, Legitimation, and Party Politics at the Grassroots: The case of the Yoruba’ International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society, 7, 3, , pp. – (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary A study of a radical nationalist government's attempts to destroy chieftaincy in Ghana. It shows how chiefly resistance to their destruction forced the government to seek control over rural areas by redefining chieftaincy. It should provide a context for understanding Ghana's political topography.
Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document.. Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records Nzimiro, Ikenna, Title: Studies in Ibo political systems: chieftaincy and politics in four Niger states Published By: Original publisher Berkeley: University of California Press. xviii Cited by: In chapter three, Berry analyzes economic geography as a key factor behind the variable power of chiefs. Warning against too simple an attribution of the return of chiefship to the rise of neoliberalism, the author examines the cases of Ghana and South Africa with a view to accounting for the different means by which traditional rulers in those countries acquired and exercised their : Sara Berry.
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Kwame Nkrumah, who won independence for Ghana inwas the first African statesman to achieve world recognition. Nkrumah and his movement also brought about the end of independent chieftaincy—one of the most fundamental changes in the history of Ghana/5(3).
The paper provides detailed analysis on chieftaincy in Ghana and their involvement in partisan politics from to The Constitution of Ghana debars chiefs from taking an active part.
The Politics of Chieftaincy examines debates over authority and property in Accra, Ghana, during the peak decades of British colonial rule. Between andimperial policies marginalized educated elites, local authorities, and landowners in favor of Chieftaincy and politics book chiefs, whom the British authorities viewed as more loyal to the by: 5.
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POLITICS AND CHIEFTAINCY – REVISITED. By Kofi Nyame. Coronavirus disease (COVID) the acclaimed doyen of Ghana politics and a son of Akyem Abuakwa Royal Stool. Notwithstanding the numerous impediments the institution has faced ordinary people have always shown respect, love and appreciation for the institution without the usual coercion.
CHIEFTAINCY, POLITICS AND THE CHRISTIAN. By Kofi Nyame. The first book of Samuel (Chapter 8, particularly) in the Bible gives an ample teaching on the beginning of the institution among the Israelites.
For biblical support of the institution let us consider Romans, quoting from the King James Version (KJV), the Bible says: “Let every. The Politics of Chieftaincy Book Description: Established as the commercial and administrative capital of the Gold Coast Colony (now Ghana) in the late nineteenth century, the city of Accra experienced profound societal changes throughout the twentieth century.
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The Politics of Chieftaincy examines debates over authority and property in Accra, Ghana, during the peak decades of British colonial rule. Between andimperial policies marginalized educated elites, local authorities, and landowners in favor of Ga chiefs, whom the British authorities viewed as more loyal to the empire.
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, and those who view it as incompatible with by: Understanding how this mutual transformation unfolds and the implications this has on the legitimacy of the chieftaincy and the legitimacy of the state are the central aims of this book.
The starting point for this analysis is based on the current political reality that the chieftaincy remains an important political force at the local : The paper provides detailed analysis on chieftaincy in Ghana and their involvement in partisan politics from to The Constitution of Ghana debars chiefs from taking an active part Author: Kwame Boafo-Arthur.
As South Africa consolidates its democracy, chieftaincy has remained a controversial and influential institution that has adapted to recent changes.
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 Reviews: 1.
The Chieftaincy institution in the Tiv context has been analysed to establish its dynamic qualities. In its interaction with the modern state since the colonial era, it has been established that the institution has undergone tremendous changes – losing authority but still retaining relevance for the Tiv masses and elite who, before the colonial advent, had no : Mvendaga Jibo.
- Click to read all about coronavirus → This piece is set out primarily to react to the views expressed by Nii Lantey Okunka Bannerman on the question of monarchy and what he refers. Description. Tribal societies with social stratification under a single (or dual) leader emerged in the Neolithic  period out of earlier tribal structures with little stratification, and they remained prevalent throughout the Iron Age.
In the case of indigenous tribal societies existing within larger colonial and post-colonial states, tribal chiefs may represent their tribe. The author's close personal background and association with chieftaincy allows him to shed light on the mysterious practices and supernatural connections.
Kludze offers an authoritative and comprehensive study of chieftaincy in the context of the modern social, political, and legal institutions of Ghana. Category: Political Science. To Swim with Crocodiles: Land, Violence, and Belonging in South Africa, – offers a fresh perspective on the history of rural politics in South Africa, from the rise of the Zulu kingdom to the civil war at the dawn of democracy in KwaZulu-Natal.
The book shows how Africans in the Table Mountain region drew on the cultural inheritance of ukukhonza—a practice of affiliation that binds. Get this from a library. The politics of chieftaincy: authority and property in colonial Ghana, [Naaborko Sackeyfio-Lenoch].
The introduction situates Ghana within a global context, emphasizing its regional and international place in world history and politics, in culture and sports, and in the ongoing process of national development and its meanings for the country’s citizens and foreigners.The end of independent chieftaincy must be one of the most fundamental changes in the long history of Ghana, and one of the central achievements that Kwame Nkrumah and his movement brought about.
Nkrumah & the Chiefs examines a radical nationalist government's attempts to destroy chieftaincy in Ghana. Richard Rathbone's pioneering work shows how chiefly resistance forced the government to .Politics (from Greek πολιτικός, "of, for, or relating to citizens"), is a process by which groups of people make collective decisions.
The term is generally applied to the art or science of running governmental or state affairs. It also refers to behavior within civil governments.