Ecology, Civil Society and the Informal Economy in North West Tanzania

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Ashgate, Jan 1, 2001 - Social Science - 223 pages
Based on a decade of first-hand experience and secondary research, this richly detailed study follows daily life in four villages in Tanzania. It investigates their regional economy, civil society, democratization, AIDS, population growth, farming and households and environmental degradation and population. An essential text for all serious students and researchers interested in development.

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Foreword by Goran Hyden viii
Conceptualizing the Peasantry
Civil Society and Governance

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