In This Review

The Shrinking Political Arena: Participation and Ethnicity in African Politics, with a Case Study of Uganda
The Shrinking Political Arena: Participation and Ethnicity in African Politics, with a Case Study of Uganda
By Nelson Kasfir
University of California Press, 1976, 323 pp.

The author goes to some length to demonstrate the obvious: that popular participation in African politics is on the wane. He advocates increased use of the civil services to marshal "low-level political involvement."