African Political Systems by Meyer Fortes

By Meyer Fortes

AFRICAN POLITICAL structures by way of Fortes, Meyer CONTENTS: EDITORS' notice. PREFACE. Professor A. R. Radcliffe-Brown, M.A. (Cantab.), Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology within the college of Oxford advent. Dr. M. Fortes and Professor E. E. Evans-Pntchard goals of this booklet. A consultant pattern of African. Societies. Political Philosophy and Comparative Politics. the 2 different types of Political approach Studied. Kinship in Political association. The effect of Demography. The impact of Mode of Livelihood. Composite Political platforms and the Conquest thought. The Territorial point. The stability of Forces within the Political procedure, The occurrence and serve as of Organised strength. ameliorations in line with ecu Rule. the magical Values linked to Political workplace. the matter of the boundaries of the Political workforce. the dominion OF THE ZULU OF SOUTH AFRICA. Max Gluckman. B.A. (How.) (Witwatersrand), D.Phil. (Oxon). Professor of Social Anthropology within the college of Manchester ancient advent. The Zulu King and the nation. prestige and Political energy. The Tribes in the state, Sanctions on Authority and the steadiness of the nation. the folks and their Leaders. The interval of ecu Rule. end. THE POLITICAL association OF THE NGWATO OF BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE. /. Schapera, M.A, (Cape town), Ph.D., D.Sc.(London), F.R.S.S.Af. Professor of Social Anthropology within the college of Cape toton Ethnic Composition and Territorial structure. the executive procedure. Powers and Authority of the executive. Rights and duties of Chieftainship. THE POLITICAL procedure OF THE BEMBA TRIBE NORTHEASTERN RHODESIA. Audrey I. Richards, M.A«(Cantab\ Ph.D.(London). Reader in Social Anthropology on the London university of Economics and Political technological know-how, collage of London 83Bantu Political association a few normal good points The Bemba Tribe: Tribal Composition Social Grouping Kinship neighborhood Grouping Rank different rules of Social Grouping financial history White management. Bases of Authority: The Dogma of Descent felony ideas of Descent and Succession. services and Prerogatives of Authority: The Headman the executive. The equipment of presidency: Administrative army Judicial Advisory, the mixing of the Tribe. Post-European alterations: New experts brought results of the 1929 Ordinances. the dominion OF ANKOLE IN UGANDA ok. Oberg, A.M., Ph.D.(Chicago)t Escola Livre de Sociologia e Politica, SSo Paulo, Brazil conventional and historic historical past. Political prestige, the King and the Royal Kraal. Tribute. The Cult of Bagyendanwa. Succession. end.

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He He may become a mere puppet of the pattern of reciprocal rights and duties which is destroyed. former Alternatively, he status, to colonial loses the support of his people because the some extent, may be bound him to them able to safeguard his by openly or covertly leading the opposition which his people inevitably feel towards alien rule. Very often he is in the equivocal position of having to reconcile his contradictory roles as representative of his people against the colonial government and of the latter against his people.

It is clear that abuse of political power political functionaries to perform their administrative obligations as well as their religious duties, lest the common good suffer injury. When, finally, it is stated as an observable descriptive fact that we are dealing here with institutions that serve to affirm and promote political solidarity we must ask why they do so. Why is an all-embracing administrative machinery or a wide-flung lineage system insufficient by itself to achieve this ? We cannot attempt to deal at length with all these questions.

The solution of this problem would seem to lie in a more detailed investigation of the nature of political values and of the symbols in which they are expressed. Bonds of utilitarian interest between individuals and between groups are not as strong as the bonds implied in common attachment to mystical symbols. It is precisely the greater solidarity, based on these bonds, which generally gives political groups their dominance over social groups of other kinds. THE KINGDOM OF THE ZULU OF SOUTH AFRICA* By Max Gluckman /.

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