7. The Party and the State: Frelimo and Social Stratification in Post-Socialist Mozambique

  1. Tobias Hagmann2 and
  2. Didier Péclard3
  1. Jason Sumich

Published Online: 21 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444395587.ch7

Negotiating Statehood: Dynamics of Power and Domination in Africa

Negotiating Statehood: Dynamics of Power and Domination in Africa

How to Cite

Sumich, J. (2011) The Party and the State: Frelimo and Social Stratification in Post-Socialist Mozambique, in Negotiating Statehood: Dynamics of Power and Domination in Africa (eds T. Hagmann and D. Péclard), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444395587.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

    University of Basel, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. University of Fort Hare, 4 Hill Street, East London, 5201, South Africa

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:

  • party and state, Frelimo, social stratification;
  • post-socialist Mozambique;
  • ruling Frelimo party, Mozambique;
  • role of Frelimo, rekindling a movement;
  • new social groups;
  • multiparty system;
  • ideas of state failure or neo-patrimonialism;
  • poder popular (people power);
  • Frelimo's modernizing policies;
  • Mozambique, ‘failed state’ and ‘liberal’ one

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The State, the Party and Africa

  • The Brave New World

  • Rising from the Ashes

  • Conclusion

  • References