From Rhodesia to Zimbabwe - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080280691, 9781483190365

From Rhodesia to Zimbabwe

1st Edition

The Politics of Transition

Authors: Henry Wiseman Alastair M. Taylor
eBook ISBN: 9781483190365
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1981
Page Count: 192
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From Rhodesia to Zimbabwe: The Politics of Transition studies the last phase of the transfer of power from illegal white minority control to freely elected majority rule in Zimbabwe. This book is divided into five chapters; the first of which describes the transition from Lusaka to Lancaster, including subtopics on the issues and results of commonwealth and constitutional conferences. This text then describes the implementation of the Lancaster House Agreement and the Monitoring Force. A chapter discusses the significance of the accredited observers in transitional process and the elections. This text ends with the general observations on the transition process. This book will be interesting to historians, academicians, public administrators, and students of politics.

Table of Contents




Chapter 1 From Lusaka to Lancaster

Chapter 2 Implementation of the Lancaster House Agreement: Governance and the Governed

Chapter 3 The Monitoring Force

Chapter 4 The Observers

Chapter 5 Conclusions


A Opinion Survey

B List of Election Observers

Governmental and International Organizations

Nongovernmental Observers

C Parties Contesting Election and Election Results

D Deployment of the Monitoring Force

E Election Council

Agenda Items

Summary of Main Decisions Made by the Election Council

F 1980 Common Roll Election

G Complaints by Parties Placed before the Election Council

H Reports of Subcommittees of the Commonwealth Observer Group

I Modus Operandi of Commonwealth Committee on Southern Africa Zimbabwe Elections

J Intimidation Recorded on Intelligence Map of Governor

K Attachment to Cease-fire Agreement



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