Depoliticised ethnicity in Tanzania: a structural and historical narrative

@inproceedings{Malipula2014DepoliticisedEI,
  title={Depoliticised ethnicity in Tanzania: a structural and historical narrative},
  author={Mrisho Malipula},
  year={2014}
}
Much of the literature on ethnicity in Africa regards ethnicity as a central cleavage and associates its politicisation with civil war and deteriorating socio-economic conditions. Tanzanian society is not structured by this cleavage, making it an outlier among African states. Despite the negative impact of politicised ethnicity, little is known of the circumstances through which it germinates and comes to have negative consequences, or how it can be suppressed in Africa. The present article… Expand

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