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Political Mobilisation for Development in Guinea-Bissau
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences.
1972 (English)In: Journal of Modern African Studies, ISSN 0022-278X, E-ISSN 1469-7777, Vol. 10, no 1, 1-18 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In a recent theoretical essay I tried to demonstrate, among other things, the crucial importance of politics in any effort to overcome the underdevelopment of our own historical period; and I hope I have also shown how different kinds of political systems may be assumed to interact with various kinds of development strategies. The most hopeful combination is where a dynamic political interaction is established between the developmental needs and aspirations of the masses, and a consciously applied strategy of challenge to the social, political, and economic status quo of underdevelopment. It is surely an important task of political science to attempt to define the conditions under which such a mobilising interaction may be established and sustained. They are probably minimal conditions of development for any Third-World nation in the predominantly capitalist international system.

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1972. Vol. 10, no 1, 1-18 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-180785DOI: 10.1017/S0022278X00022060ISI: A1972M839600001OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-180785DiVA: diva2:551415
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