Africa Quiz For Exam

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  • 1. 
    Early african nations and groups are refered to as a tribe despite the number of them or scope which they exist - tribes were colonial inventions
    • A. 

      Onwudaniwe

    • B. 

      Reno

    • C. 

      Davidson

    • D. 

      Thiongo

  • 2. 
    Believes in the one party system.  He believes that the favouring of injustice over disorder in terms of division of tribal and ethnic groups during civil war is better then groups being separated under a multi-party democracy.  It is better to be separated under authoritative regimes.Groups must come together to achieve political, economical and social process.
    • A. 

      Nyerere

    • B. 

      Zolberg

    • C. 

      Jackson and Rosberg

    • D. 

      Chabal

  • 3. 
    Links corruption to political stability.  He write that Mobutu bankrupted his country for personal gain.  Before multi-party competition and elections can be beneficial, the political system must be institutionalized and turnovers are generally unheard of in Africa.  The patron provides security for inferior (client) who is a patron over another client.
    • A. 

      Goldsmith

    • B. 

      Wrong

    • C. 

      Herbst

    • D. 

      Rice

  • 4. 
    Afro-pessimistIn the past there has been a move towards democratic regimes in Africa
    • A. 

      Nzouankeu

    • B. 

      Lumumba

    • C. 

      Kasfir

    • D. 

      Onwudiwe

  • 5. 
    Talks about the origins of the hutu and the tutsi.. also talks about the migration hypothesis
    • A. 

      Umetsi

    • B. 

      Vincent

    • C. 

      Acker

    • D. 

      Mamdani

  • 6. 
    Afro-pessimist.  Beleives that Africa has been left behind by other regions and that AFrica needs to stop blaming colonialism for all their problems
    • A. 

      Sandbrook

    • B. 

      Rieff

    • C. 

      Saul

    • D. 

      Clapham

  • 7. 
    He sees a silver lining in South Africa, so much that could have gone wrong, there are things going right.  They're able to have powerful elections, at least these things have gone wrong are up front on a continent that has struggled so much with democracy you have a transparent systemHe also believes that the very competitive nature of Europe forced European states to survive.
    • A. 

      Nzouankeu

    • B. 

      Makuchi

    • C. 

      Herbst

    • D. 

      Mandela

  • 8. 
    Writes about the LRA and outlines 5 causes of conflict:1.  Domestic politics2.  The militarization of society3.  De-institutionalization of politics4.  The North-South divide5.  Social factors
    • A. 

      Caplan

    • B. 

      Acker

    • C. 

      Reno

    • D. 

      Wrong

  • 9. 
    Talks about how African youth use style to oppose politics instead of violence
    • A. 

      Wrong

    • B. 

      Lumumba

    • C. 

      Rice

    • D. 

      Onwudiwe

  • 10. 
    He believes that there are problems with administration in Africa and believes that a one-party system will NOT work.  He also writes that democracy needs to be seen by a universal standard, and not just a western standard
    • A. 

      Nyerere

    • B. 

      Nzouankeu

    • C. 

      Posner

    • D. 

      Lewis

  • 11. 
    Talks about Mobutu and how he stole money because of his weakness to remain head of one of Africa's largest states.  He also talks about the Office of Ill-Gotten Gains
    • A. 

      Kiai

    • B. 

      Herbst

    • C. 

      Wrong

    • D. 

      Makuchi

  • 12. 
    Talks about the idea of reforming apartheid as being extremely difficult for South Africa's white minority to contemplate because it wasn't just abolishing racial segregation like in the US but re-working the whole system
    • A. 

      Saul

    • B. 

      Nyerere

    • C. 

      Sparks

    • D. 

      Mandela

  • 13. 
    The more parties in Africa, the more ethnic conflict.  If there were more parties it would highlight differences and it is dogmatic to have a permanently fixed division.
    • A. 

      Nyerere

    • B. 

      Rodney

    • C. 

      Nzouankeu

    • D. 

      Onishi

  • 14. 
    Believes that there needs to be a link between women and civil society to advocate the needs of women because they aren't heard politically.
    • A. 

      Kiai

    • B. 

      Vincent

    • C. 

      Jackson and Roseburg

    • D. 

      Zolberg

  • 15. 
    Europe robbed Africa the ability to develop, and Colonialism should not be encouraged.
    • A. 

      Makuchi

    • B. 

      Rodney

    • C. 

      Lumumba

    • D. 

      Nyerere

  • 16. 
    He questions why there was so much unity in the struggle against apartheid and not much after.  He says that the ANC government forgot their roots and abandoned its ideas.
    • A. 

      Mandela

    • B. 

      Sparks

    • C. 

      Kasfir

    • D. 

      Saul

  • 17. 
    "Slow Poison" - a story about aids
    • A. 

      Rice

    • B. 

      Sandbrook

    • C. 

      Makuchi

    • D. 

      Saul

  • 18. 
    Talks about apartheid in prison
    • A. 

      Mandela

    • B. 

      Reno

    • C. 

      Davidson

    • D. 

      Lumumba

  • 19. 
    Made a speech in 2008 about the conflict in Kenya.  He said that we must look beyond the forms and facades of democracy.  Means more than having the pictures of judges hanging on walls and holding elections, it needs to be more about what happens between elections
    • A. 

      Caplan

    • B. 

      Kiai

    • C. 

      Posner

    • D. 

      Umutesi

  • 20. 
    He tells a story about the Tutsi rebels seeking out Hutus and how they flipped back and forth.
    • A. 

      Mamdani

    • B. 

      Acker

    • C. 

      Rice

    • D. 

      Umutesi

  • 21. 
    Believes that the emergence of a properly institutionalized civil society led by a political independent citizens separate from government structures is only possible where there is a strong and strongly differentiated state.
    • A. 

      Chapal

    • B. 

      Sandbrook

    • C. 

      Kasfir

    • D. 

      Reno

  • 22. 
    Shadow state - relationship between economic and political oranizations
    • A. 

      Onishi

    • B. 

      Reno

    • C. 

      Wrong

    • D. 

      Mamdani

  • 23. 
    History looks over the policies of the IMF and the World Bank like the SAPs that rigid fundamentalist policies did so much damage to African economies.  They are not responding to their mistakes
    • A. 

      Posner

    • B. 

      De Sardan

    • C. 

      Lewis

    • D. 

      Chabal

  • 24. 
    Talks about how other countries are going into starving African countries and growing food for their own country.  
    • A. 

      Rice

    • B. 

      Onishi

    • C. 

      Jackson and Rosberg

    • D. 

      Caplan

  • 25. 
    6 theories on the corruption in Africa1.  Corruption as deviating from tradition - western point of view2.  Common routine element of functioning - everyone in Africa has a routine experience with dealing with corruption as a part of the social landscape3.  Corruption culture4.  Stigmentation in the practice of corruption5.  Different types of corruptions are associated with different regimes 6.  Relativism can be looked at from 2 perspectives.
    • A. 

      Chabal

    • B. 

      Vincent

    • C. 

      Sandbrook

    • D. 

      De Sardan