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Democratization and Public Accountability at the Grassroots in Tanzania: A Missing Link

Published: Apr 6th, 2017

by Matrona Kabyemela Abstract Democratization processes in most developing countries like Tanzania generate concern as to the extent to which they promote public accountability at the grassroots. Although there have… Read More

Commodifying Water in Coastal Tanzania: Natural Resource Management and Social Relations, 1926-1937

Published: May 6th, 2016

by Chau Johnson Kelly Abstract Based on a close read of colonial archives from Dar es Salaam, this article examines how the commodification and regulation of water led to friction… Read More

Employment Relationships and Organizing Strategies in the Informal Construction Sector

Published: Apr 3rd, 2014

by Jill Wells and Arthur Jason Abstract The expansion of self-employment, casual labor and outsourcing in the construction sector around the world and the growing involvement of intermediaries has led to an… Read More

The Great Lakes Crisis

Published: Mar 28th, 2014

Introduction by Michael Chege In the third week of October this year, the “Cobra” militia, commanded by the former president of Congo-Brazzaville, Dennis Sessou-Ngueso, took control of the national airport… Read More

Economic Reforms and Health Conditions of the Urban Poor in Tanzania

Published: Mar 28th, 2014

by Joe L. P. Lugalla, University of New Hampshire “Since the human being is the centre of all development, the human condition is the only final measure of development. Improving… Read More

Justice Administration Outside the Ordinary Courts of Law in Mainland Tanzania: The Case of Ward Tribunals in Babati District

Published: Mar 28th, 2014

by Yusufu Q. Lawi, Boston University Introduction Since colonial days, justice administration in what is now mainland Tanzania, has invariably involved arbitral procedures alongside the more court-based litigation process. The… Read More

The Organizational Structures for Community-Based Natural Resources Management in Southern Africa

Published: Mar 20th, 2014

by Bruce Campbell and Sheona Shackleton Abstract Throughout Southern Africa there has been a move to decentralize natural resource management (NRM). Decentralization has taken many forms, resulting in different organizational… Read More

Markets and Morality: American Relations with Tanzania

Published: Mar 13th, 2014

by Tony Waters Introduction Tanzania has never been high on the list of official US relationships in Africa.  And for America, this has probably not been a major problem; the… Read More

Determinants of Rural Labor Market Participation in Tanzania

Published: Mar 13th, 2014

by John K. Mduma and Peter Wobst Abstract Participation in rural off-farm activities (outside a household’s own farm) is one of the livelihood strategies among poor rural households in many… Read More

African Imaginations of Moral Economy: Notes on Indigenous Economic Concepts and Practices in Tanzania

Published: Feb 28th, 2014

by Tadasu Tsuruta Abstract In response to economic influences emanating from abroad, African people have always created unique socioeconomic relationships and ideas. Examining four well-known Swahili words, utani, chama, ujamaa, and ujanja, this paper… Read More