The Shrinking Political Arena: Participation and Ethnicity in African Politics, with a Case Study of Uganda

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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. $23.50
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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."