5. Facing Up to the Centre: The Emergence of Regional Elite Associations in Angola's Political Transition Process

  1. Tobias Hagmann2 and
  2. Didier Péclard3
  1. Inge Ruigrok PhD, MSc

Published Online: 21 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444395587.ch5

Negotiating Statehood: Dynamics of Power and Domination in Africa

Negotiating Statehood: Dynamics of Power and Domination in Africa

How to Cite

Ruigrok, I. (2011) Facing Up to the Centre: The Emergence of Regional Elite Associations in Angola's Political Transition Process, in Negotiating Statehood: Dynamics of Power and Domination in Africa (eds T. Hagmann and D. Péclard), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444395587.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, USA

  2. 3

    University of Basel, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. Centro de Estudos Africanos (CEA/ISCTE), Lisbon, Portugal

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 26 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444338683

Online ISBN: 9781444395587

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Keywords:

  • regional elite associations;
  • Angola's political transition process;
  • Angolan nation;
  • Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola (MPLA);
  • factionalism within MPLA;
  • Savimbi's UNITA;
  • negotiating the local state;
  • Nyaneka-Humbi culture;
  • SNH and Anakujachi;
  • regional-ethnic sentiments

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Angolan State: Centralization and Regional Inequality

  • Negotiating the Local State: The Sub-National Reforms

  • Regional Elite Associations in Huíla Province

  • Representation: The Two Regional Elite Associations Compared

  • Conclusion

  • References