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Freedom and Unfreedom in Rural Development: Julius Nyerere, Ujamaa Vijijini, and Villagization
ResumeCet article analyse le role du president Julius Nyerere dans la campagne de “villagification” de la Tanzanie rurale. J’y demontre que Nyerere a joue un role de premier plan en orientant leExpand
Bearing risk is hard to do: crop price risk transfer for poor farmers and low-income countries
This article takes the food crisis that began in 2007 as an occasion to draw attention to the deleterious impact of agricultural market volatility on poor farmers and food importing low-incomeExpand
Colonial Legacies and Postcolonial Authoritarianism in Tanzania: Connects and Disconnects
Abstract: Through an examination of the Tanzanian experience, this article takes up a challenge forcefully posed by Mahmood Mamdani's Citizen and Subject to examine connections between late colonialExpand
High on Modernity? Explaining the Failings of Tanzanian Villagisation1
The conceptual fluidity and analytical multi-valence of Seeing Like a State’s key concept, high modernism, make it well nigh impossible to put it in a box. To nonetheless delineate its contours, IExpand
The Maasai's New Clothes: A Developmentalist Modernity and Its Exclusions
"Operation Dress-Up," a late 1960s campaign initiated by the Tanzanian state to induce the Maasai to abandon their traditional mode of dress, opens a window on a specific articulation in itsExpand
The Tanzania National Archives
This note aims to provide an overview of the Tanzania National Archives (TNA) system and the records it houses. The system comprises a headquarters in Dar es Salaam and six regional branch officesExpand
Response to Catherine Boone’s review of Government of Development: Peasants and Politicians in Postcolonial Tanzania
  • L. Schneider
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • Perspectives on Politics
  • 17 September 2014
Tanzania’s rural villagization program (1969–1976) constitutes the single most-studied programmatic “rural development policy” in all of postcolonial Africa. Almost 9 of Tanzania’s 13 millionExpand
The Maasai's New Clothes: A Developmentalist Modernity and Its Exclusions
"Operation Dress-Up, " a late 1960s campaign initiated by the Tanzanian state to induce the Maasai to abandon their traditional mode of dress, opens a window on a specific articulation in itsExpand
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