Cover

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Title Page, Copyright, Dedication

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pp. i-vi

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Acknowledgments

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pp. vii-viii

Much of the published work on Kenya has concentrated on the colonial period. Among the growing body of material and analysis on independent Kenya a good deal is still unpublished. I am grateful to

Contents

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p. ix

List of Tables

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pp. x-xii

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I. Introduction: Kenya and the Problem of Political Participation

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pp. 3-24

Kenya has been a country of great interest to students of African politics. Kenya and the Ivory Coast together have been to some observers signal "success stories" after independence. Kenya, like the Ivory Coast, has had...

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II. Describing Kenya: Administrative and Political Control

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pp. 25-65

I have noted that Kenya has become a controversial country and a symbol of progressive or regressive political and economic evolution and social and economic development, depending on one's point of view and...

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III. Describing Kenya: Party Politics

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pp. 66-130

Just as commentators on the Kenya scene have stressed the strength of the Civil Service and the provincial administration in particular, they have invariably noted the weakness of party and the...

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IV. Ethnicity and Class

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pp. 131-182

Communal solidarities have not been breached as yet in Kenya. Indeed, economic development and social change seem to have given greater salience to ethnic considerations through migration patterns and...

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V. Conclusion: Support for the Regime

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pp. 183-196

Kenya is not a society free from severe ethnic and economic tensions. Kenya's ruling institutions do not operate smoothly to deal with the country's...

Bibliography

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pp. 197-212

Index

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pp. 213-222