State Politics in Zimbabwe

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Univ of California Press, Jan 8, 2021 - 303 pages
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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
Prelude to Independence The Political Inheritance
13
Contributions to National Income 19241943
20
Structure and Growth of the Rhodesian Economy 19471979
23
CASE STUDIES
37
Commercial and Peasant Agricultural Production
38
Land and Production Indices at Independence
39
Newspaper Stories on Land Redistribution
51
Range of Significant Minerals Produced 19451984
145
Disruption and Recovery of Mineral Exports 19651978
146
Ethnic and Class Claims on Health Services
166
1980 and 1985 Election Results by Province
170
Rural Health Centres in 1980 and 1985
174
Population Roads and Health Services in Rural and District Council Areas
185
National Minimum Wage Policy
193
Employment by Sector 1975 and 1983
196

Conflict over Land Communal Farmers versus Squatters
63
Societal Demands and Government Choices
82
Maize Stocks Profits and Prices
90
Wheat Stocks Profits and Prices
93
Cotton Profits and Prices
95
Sorghum Stocks Profits and Prices
99
Groundnuts Profits and Prices
101
Zimbabwes Policies towards Foreign Investment
110
Estimates of Foreign Control by Sector 1986
114
Major Government Purchases of Companies since 1980
119
State Power versus the Multinationals
142
Statutory Minimum Wage Rates 19801988
202
Evolution of the Land Programme 43
203
Miners Income
204
Industrial and Commercial Workers Income
205
CONCLUSIONS
221
Understanding State Autonomy and the Locus
243
The Determinants of State Autonomy
256
Bibliography
262
Index compiled by Roger Stringer
273
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