Township Organization, Democracy and Women’s Rights in Zambia

  • Ann Schlyter
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)


All over Africa, social movements for democracy have challenged one-party systems. For its peaceful change from a one-party to a multi-party system, following the election on 31 October 1991, Zambia has been looked upon as a model. Lack of violence is a good reason for praise, but what is there more to be learnt from this process of democratization? What happened at the local level? How was the organization of urban communities affected?


Social Movement Community Organization Party Organization Local Party Squat Area 
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