The Left and Crisis in Africa
This essay is an attempt to assess some of the social forces and strategies that the Left have looked upon to provide a transformative medium in Africa. In dealing with this broad issue, the discussion centres on the following areas: - Liberation Movements; - Labour; - Social Movements - The State. The assessment looks critically at the shortcomings of these social forces, and concludes with the need for the Left in Africa to think more creatively about strategies for socialism on the continent.
Full Text LinksRaftopoulous, Brian (1989) The Left and Crisis in Africa, ZIDS Discussion Paper No. 1. Harare, Mt. Pleasant: ZIDS.
Institute of Development Studies (Zimbabwe)
University of Zimbabwe