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Issa G. Shivji is one of Africa’s leading experts on law and development issues. Shivji has served as advocate of the high court and the Court of Appeal of. Issa Shivji is one of the great public intellectuals of postcolonial Africa. He was a law student () at the University of Dar es Salaam. A Theoretical Framework by Issa G. Shivji (). The Concept of Human Rights in Africa (Codesria Book Series) by Issa G. Shivji ().

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He passed on on 12 August The land question in sub-Saharan Africa has been most intriguing. The banks were very much against this. I submit that it is partly because the Left has not fully learnt the Gramscian lesson that the Left has to win the While the peasantry is flushed out of land — not because of a rise in productivity, but precisely because of the lack of it and as a result of dispossession — there is insufficient concomitant industrial development to absorb it as proletarians.

As you say, there is growing cynicism in Tanzania. What iwsa the nature of the land question in Tanzania?


On hearing of his death, I wrote this more as a auto-critique rather than an obituary. Reflections on Leadership in Africa: The Joy of the Warrior. Most recently, he has been working on the political economy of economic reforms in Tanzania.

A Life of Critical Engagement: An Interview with Issa Shivji

First, there was the liberalization of import trade, specifically own currency imports. In the Shadow of the Welfare State.

Transformation of the Iss and the Working People in Tanzania more. Introduction to the edited book The State and the Working People in Tanzania CODESRIA, which has chapters showing the transformation of the Tanzanian state to authoritarianism establishing its ideological and organizational hegemony over the working people and predicting a shivij of mass politics.

African Social Studies London: Essays and Talks We also had an optional course, called Law and Development, given by Robert Seidman.

How do you now look at the role of leadership in shaping outcomes? All in all, the dominant form of accumulation is shviji the primitive kind, not of expanded reproduction. Lecture on the occasion of commemorating 17th year since the passing on of Mwalimu Julius Nyerere. Tourism and Socialist Development Dar es Salaam: Lessons of the Tanganyika-Zanzibar Union Shigji 01, It is a struggle to claim and reclaim on a continuous basis those progressive spaces. From Neoliberalism to pan-Africanism: Furthermore, the debate on democracy has been an on going process within our country albeit with ups and downs.


This is a welcome sign. Tanzania Down the Road to Neo-Liberalism. There is another interesting twist with respect to accumulation that I should mention at this stage.

A Life of Critical Engagement: An Interview with Issa Shivji

While mostly based in Tanzania, he has shvji visiting professor in various locations: His later life was a sorrowful tale of a dejected person who leaned on the bottle for support.

No doubt the economic crisis of s brought out the limits of the early period — not only economic limits but even political limits.

English Choose a language for shopping. Remember me on this computer. In other words, we are again beginning to ask more fundamental questions on development, the role of the State, the nature of the global political economy, and the processes and character of accumulation beyond the neoliberal fascination with markets and money. Compares Thailand’s policy on self-sufficiency with that of Tanzania’s on self-reliance. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.