Ethnicity, Development and the Dynamics of Political Domination in Southern Matabeleland

  title={Ethnicity, Development and the Dynamics of Political Domination in Southern Matabeleland},
  author={Clifford Mabhena},
  journal={IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science},
  • Clifford Mabhena
  • Published 2014
  • Political Science
  • IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science
This article argues that the hegemony of the Shona people in Zimbabwe has been largely influenced by ethnicity and the quest to dominate Matabeleland politically, socially and economically. Development marginalisation of Matabeleland region, I argue has been influenced by ethnicity and politics of revenge. The study used ethnography to collect data and hence in-depth interviews were used as data collection tools. The results of the study indicate that Matabeleland has been largely dominated by… Expand
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