ROBERT MUGABE AND TOXICITY: HISTORY AND CONTEXT MATTER

@article{Tendi2011ROBERTMA,
  title={ROBERT MUGABE AND TOXICITY: HISTORY AND CONTEXT MATTER},
  author={Blessing-Miles Tendi},
  journal={Representation},
  year={2011},
  volume={47},
  pages={307 - 318}
}
Robert Mugabe is often presented in the international media as the epitome of the popular leader gone awry: the independence struggle hero who seemed initially a progressive egalitarian, but has gradually been corrupted through his attachment to power during a long and increasingly repressive spell in office. This article applies notions of ‘toxicity’ and ‘bad leadership’ to Mugabe, in an attempt to locate him within a comparative and historically-informed perspective. 

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