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Globalizing Land and Food in Zimbabwe: Implications for Southern Africa

Published: Mar 14th, 2014

by Carol Thompson Abstract For political and economic crises as severe as Zimbabwe, domestic causes are central, but the conflict in Zimbabwe is not simply internal; it is regional and… Read More

Press and Politics in Zimbabwe

Published: Mar 14th, 2014

by Stanford D. Musaka Abstract This paper provides a historical background to the development of the press in Zimbabwe and identifies the political, social and economic interventions that have shaped the editorial… Read More

Crisis in the State and the Family: Violence Against Women in Zimbabwe

Published: Mar 14th, 2014

by Mary Johnson Osirim Abstract Since the early 1990’s, Zimbabwe has been enmeshed in a major economic crisis that has seriously eroded the status of women in that country.  For… Read More

War Veterans: Continuities Between the Past and the Present

Published: Mar 14th, 2014

by Norma Kriger Abstract This article makes the case for strong parallels in the collaborative relationship between veterans and the party in the first seven years of independence and in… Read More

Opposition Politics in Independent Zimbabwe

Published: Mar 14th, 2014

by Liisa Laakso Abstract Zimbabwe has implemented a multi-party system on a universal franchise for more than two decades. This era has witnessed consolidation of power into the hands of… Read More

The Experience of Resettled Farmers in Zimbabwe

Published: Mar 13th, 2014

by Sophia Chiremba and William Masters Abstract This study assesses the relative productivity of smallholder farmers in zimbabwe’s land reform and resettlement programme.  We use a panel of survey data… Read More

Narratives on Land: State-Peasant Relations Over Fast Track Land Reform in Zimbabwe

Published: Mar 13th, 2014

by Bevlyne Sithole, Bruce Campbell, Dale Doré and Witness Kozanayi Abstract In the last few years, slogans have become more elaborate and fervent with regards to promises of delivering land to… Read More

Industry and the Urban Sector in Zimbabwe’s Political Economy

Published: Mar 13th, 2014

by Pdraig Carmody and Scott Taylor Abstract The land question and Zimbabwe’s current crisis of governance appear to be intimately related. However, an extensive survey of the population in the… Read More

Zimbabwe’s Triple Crisis: Primitive Accumulation, Nation-State Formation and Democratization in the Age of Neo-Liberal Globalization

Published: Mar 13th, 2014

by David Moore Abstract This paper utilizes classical and ‘modernization’ theoretical perspectives on primitive accumulation, nation-state formation and democratization to analyze the ‘conjunctural’ aspects of the current Zimbabwean crisis. Taking… Read More

The Dualities of Contemporary Zimbabwean Politics: Constitutionalism Versus the Law of Power and the Land, 1999-2002

Published: Mar 13th, 2014

by Susan Booysen Abstract This paper explores the dualities in the coexistence within Zimbabwean politics of constitutionalism and legality versus a complex combination of paralegal, supralegal, oppressive and brutal political… Read More