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Tanzania: A Political Economy

Andrew Coulson

Abstract

Tanzania in the 1970s was at the forefront of policy innovation. Near-universal primary education, access to health services and supplies of clean water subsequently became mainstream ambitions in Africa and elsewhere. But its policies towards agricultural and industrial production failed and left the country in a particularly weak position when it faced the demands of structural adjustment in the 1980s. This book, originally published in 1982, has been reissued with a new introduction which brings its themes up to the present, when income from gold mining and natural gas is making Tanzania on ... More

Keywords: Nyerere, gold mining, natural gas, Independence, health services

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199679966
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679966.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Coulson, author
School of Government and Society, University of Birmingham

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