Political Transition: Politics and Cultures by Paul Gready

By Paul Gready

Textual content explores classes of political transition in a number of international locations together with East Germany, Northern eire, Argentina, Chile, and South Africa. Examines the effect at the politics and cultures of every society. contains references and index. Softcover, hardcover to be had from the writer. DLC: Political culture--Case reports.

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In other cases, selective memory can be integral to reconciliation processes that prise apart the myths of state from the actions of state that ruin people’s lives (as in South Africa). See Harneit-Sievers and Emezue 2000. ‘The Election Manifesto of ZANU/Patriotic Front, 1980’ in Goswin Baumhogger et al. (eds) 1984:1308. For discussions of Gukurahundi, see Brickhill 1995:163–73, Werbner 1995 and Alexander, McGregor and Ranger 2000. I thank Peter Garlake for raising this point with me during a conversation on 24 June 2000 in Harare.

2000. ‘From the People’s Hall to the Wailing Wall: A Study in Memory, Fear, and War’, Representations 69:96–126. Gready 01 chaps 18/11/03 13:56 Page 27 Part I The Politics of Memory Gready 01 chaps 18/11/03 13:56 Page 28 Gready 01 chaps 2 18/11/03 13:56 Page 29 Remembering and Forgetting ‘Zimbabwe’: Towards a Third Transition Christine Sylvester Commenting on Zimbabwe’s 1990 elections, Jonathan Moyo (1992), then a lecturer at the University of Zimbabwe, attributed a three-seat parliamentary loss for the ruling party ‘to the unpopularity of ZANU(PF) rather than to the popularity of the opposition’ (145).

However, as Austin Chakaodza (1993) points out, investment-geared ‘trade liberalisation policy introduced by the government was one of the major conditionalities demanded by the IMF-World Bank before granting Zimbabwe new borrowings’ (61). The demands then widened to include liberalising foreign currency allocations, reforming parastatals, ending protection for non-productive importsubstituting industries and increasing profit remittance abroad. All this activity eventuated in retrenchments, higher prices for consumer goods, and widespread user-pays fees in education and health.

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