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Religion, ethnicity, and politics in Uganda

Dan M. Mudoola

Religion, ethnicity, and politics in Uganda

by Dan M. Mudoola

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Published by Fountain Publishers in Kampala, Uganda .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Uganda,
  • Uganda.
    • Subjects:
    • Religion and politics -- Uganda.,
    • Ethnicity -- Uganda.,
    • Uganda -- Politics and government -- 1962-1971.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementDan M. Mudoola.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT433.275 .M84 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 120 p. :
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1074976M
      ISBN 109970020137
      LC Control Number93980202

      1. Introduction 2. Religion, Secularization and Politics: A Postmodern Conspectus 3. Religious Fundamentalism and Politics 4. Religion and Politics: What is the Impact of September 11 5. Popular Religion and Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa 6. Religion, Ethnicity, and Civil War in Africa: the Cases of Uganda and Sudan 7. was problematic because in its belief system religion and politics could not be separated – meaning that the Muslim world was resistant to secularism and modernization (see pp. –13).File Size: 2MB.

      Uganda - Religion. The U.S. government estimates the total population at million (July estimate). According to government data, 85 percent is Christian, 12 percent Muslim, and 3 percent. Uganda has attracted much attention and political visibility for its significant economic recovery after a catastrophic decline. In her groundbreaking book, Aili Mari Tripp provides extensive data and analysis of patterns of political behavior and institutions by focusing on Cited by:

        You will also appreciate the role of religion, ethnicity and women in multiparty politics in Uganda. On behalf of the Vice Chancellor, Dr. Barnabas Nawangwe, Principal, College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) commended the author for a brilliant publication detailing major events that have influenced the political, legal. President Amin deported ab Asians in , and only a few returned to Uganda in the s to claim compensation for their expropriated land, buildings, factories, and estates. In the Asian population in Uganda was estimated at only ab MAJOR ETHNIC GROUPS OF UGANDA.


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