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Oromo Democracy

An Indigenous African Political System

by Asmarom Legesse

  • 68 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Red Sea Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African studies,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Sociology,
  • Oromo (African people),
  • Social Science,
  • Social conditions,
  • Ethiopia,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Africa - General,
  • Democracy,
  • Politics and government

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9845481M
    ISBN 101569021392
    ISBN 109781569021392


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Oromo Oromo Democracy book an indigenous African political system. A major study of the political system of the Oromo of Ethiopia which reveals the many creative solutions that this African society has developed in establishing a democratic government.

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Mohammed Hassen is Associate Professor in the Department of History, Georgia State University. His books include The Oromo of Ethiopia: A History, to (Cambridge University Press, ).

He is a Contributing Editor of The Journal of Oromo Studies and The Horn of Africa s: 3. The central issue addressed in this book is the concept of Oromummaa as an Oromo cultural identity and oppressed nationalism looking at its impact on Oromo liberation and community organizations, the Oromo national movement, and political and societal unity.

His current book can be classified more specifically under the “Oromo Democracy Project” that he and his four other colleagues started in within the Oromo Studies tradition ().

More generally, the book belongs in the class of books on African anthropology, politics and sociology. (Oromo democracy) to promote their wellbeing and to maintain their security and sovereignty.

But, today, the Oromo do not have any autonomous or democratic political representation; they have been ruled by the successive regimes of the Amhara-Tigray ethno-national groups that have.

About the author () Asafa Jalata is an associate professor of Sociology and African and African American Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.5/5(1). Editorial Reviews.

Legesse (emeritus, anthropology, Boston U.), promoting ethno-historic research based on the African viewpoint as a critique to overly western-centric research, uses archival research to supplement his field research and gathered oral history among the Oromo people of Ethiopia and Kenya as the basis for this analysis of their system of democracy, its clearly defined divisions.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Oromo Democracy: An Indigenous African Political System by Asmarom Legesse; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Politics and government, Oromo (African people), Social conditions, Democracy; Places: Ethiopia.

The Oromo Democratic Party, formerly known as the Oromo Peoples' Democratic Organization (OPDO), was created in after the relations Oromo Democracy book the existing Oromo Liberation Front with TPLF soured while they were fighting against the Ethiopian Democratic People's Republic.

In a recent book authored by Gebru Asrat (ሉዓላዊነትና. A major study of the political system of the Oromo of Ethiopia which reveals the many creative solutions that this African society has developed in establishing a democratic government.

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You can seem the enormous world by start and read a guide. So it is very wonderful. Richard Burnett: In this 21st hundred years, people become competitive in most way.

By being competitive now, people have do. A reader of the Oromo Democracy would greatly benefit from this in depth analysis as to how a very systematic African system of socio political organization functioned with success while appreciating that the essentials of democracy are not necessarily western but has been in application in such fascinating way in a settled manner as the Oromo people had it for hundreds of years.

Here is the official Afaan Oromoo translation of Gene Sharp’s influential book, From Dictatorship to Oromo activists, Dr.

Abdulsamad Mohammed Yusuf – a renowned linguist and author of Seerlugaa Afaan Oromoo (the first Oromo grammar book of its kind), Boruu Barraaqaa – an exprienced journalist and author of a recent book, Fixeensaa, and Jawar Siraj.

The book presents the life history of the well known Oromo Islamic scolar h/ yusuf Adem. The scolar hd spent more than 40 years in learning quran, hadith and islamic knowledge. He had not married until 40 years of his life had elapsed.

Post The Oromo of Ethiopia: A History,Mohammed Hassen Oromia: An Introduction to the History of the Oromo, Gadaa Melbaa Oromia Nationalism and the Ethiopian Discourse: The search for freedom and democracy, Asafa Jalata The Ethiopian State at the crossroads: Decolonization or Disintegration, Leenco Lata Being and Becoming Oromo.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Oromo Democracy by Asmarom Legesse, April 1,Red Sea Pr edition, Hardcover in English. Book Title: Asmarom Legesse: Gadaa: Democratic Institutions of the Boorana-Oromo: Gemetchu Megerssa and Aneesa Kassam: Sacred Knowledge of the Oromo of the Horn of Africa: Getahun Benti: Urban Growth in Ethiopia, Asafa Jalata: Cultural Capital and Prospects for Democracy in Botswana and Ethiopia Sandra Rowoldt Shell: Children of Hope.

Focusing on the issue of the Oromo national struggle for liberation, statehood, and democracy, this book critically examines the dialectical relationship between Ethiopian colonialism and Oromo culture, epistemology, politics, and ideology in the context of the accumulated collective grievances of the Oromo.

Asmarom Legesse is the author of Oromo Democracy ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published )/5(3). The Oromo, Gadaa/Siqqee Democracy and the Liberation of Ethiopian Colonial Subjects Article (PDF Available) December with 4, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Oromo democracy in an African context --Oromo warfare: point and counterpoint --The Oromo polity: key institutions --Oromo dual organization and the Qallu Institution --Principles of Oromo democracy: explorations in constitutional thought --Analysis: strengths and weaknesses.

This is the summary of Oromo Democracy: An Indigenous African Political System by Asmarom Legesse. Gadaa (older spelling: Gada; literally: era) is the traditional democratic system of governance used by the Oromos in Ethiopia and northern Kenya.

It is also practiced by the Konso and Gedeo people of southern Ethiopia. The system regulates political, economic, social and religious activities of the community. Under Gadaa, every eight years, the Oromo would choose by consensus nine leaders.

Introduction. Prior to their colonization during the European Scramble for Africa by the alliance of European imperialism and Ethiopian colonialism (Holcomb and Ibssa, ; Jalata, ), the Oromo people were independent and organized both culturally and politically using the gadaa system (Oromo democracy) to promote their wellbeing and to maintain their security and sovereignty.

Serendipitously, I read Gene Sharp's book From Dictatorship to Democracy just before joining an election monitoring mission in Ukraine this October I was in Ukraine two years ago on a similar monitoring mission observing the final round of a Presidential run-off between Yulia Tymoschenko and and Viktor Yanukovych/5.

Oromo struggle and the Macha-Tulama Association () (OPride) — The establishment of the Macha-Tulama Association as an ingenious civic institution was an event of great drama, creativity and accomplishment that captured the imagination of the Oromo public in and continues to fascinate.

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In the rest of the book, Legesse attempts to show that democratic thoughts and institutions exist in Africa. He even compares the principles in African democracies to the principles in the American Constitution to show flaws of that Constitution in and to suggest things that can be learned from Oromo democracy.

The surviving Oromo who used to enjoy an egalitarian democracy known as the gadaa system were forced to face state terrorism, political repression, and an impoverished life.

Bulatovich ( 68) explains about the gadaa and notes, "the peaceful free way of life, which could have become the ideal for philosophers and writers of the eighteenth. Jalata has published and edited eight books including Contending Nationalisms of Oromia and Ethiopia: Struggling for Statehood, Sovereignty, and Multinational Democracy (), Oromummaa: Oromo Culture, Identity and Nationalism (), Oromia and Ethiopia:State Formation and Ethnonational Conflict ( []), and Fighting Against the Injustice of the State and Globalization: Comparing the.

OROMO PEOPLEHOOD: HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL OVERVIEW BY: ASAFA JALATA In the formation and development of individual or collective identity, the social condition is an objective agent, arising from economic, political, social and cultural aspects which are characteristic of the growth and history of the society in question.

His research concentration has been on Oromia, the Oromo country, and its interactions with Ethiopia and the modern world system. Jalata’s most recent book is entitled Contending Nationalisms of Oromia and Ethiopia: Struggling for Statehood, Sovereignty and Multinational Democracy (Global Academic Publishing of Binghamton University,   If you are also more specifically interested in Oromo and Ethiopian studies, Eastern African and African studies, and studies of nationalisms and racism, this book has answers for you as to why democracy, self-determination, stability, development and.

Gene Sharp’s influential book, From Dictatorship to Democracy, is now available in Afaan Oromoo. The book offers practical and theoretical guide to toppling dictatorships through nonviolent means. It is credited for inspiring the recent wave of successful non-violent uprisings including the one in Egypt.

Two Oromo activists have teamed up to complete the translation from [ ]. The Journal of Oromo Studies (JOS) is a multi-disciplinary international journal of the OromoStudies Association, and it publishes original research and book reviews on Oromo studies and other related issues twice a year.

JOS welcomes contributions from all areas of Oromo studies and related fields Since manuscripts are evaluated by. The book examines, compares, and contrasts the African American and Oromo movements by locating them in the global context, and by showing how life chances changed for the two peoples and their descendants as the modern world system became more complex and developed.Oromo movement for national self determination and multinational democracy struggles to.

revive and revitalize the Oromo democratic tradition. Introduction, Prior to their colonization during the European Scramble for Africa by the alliance of European. people were independent and organized both culturally and politically using the gadaa system.The Lost Book Of Remedies Review Aug Aug - by Jeannie H.

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