By Lise Rakner
This publication analyses the implementation of political and eco-nomic liberalization in Zambia through the first election classes (1991–2001). targeting the negotiations among govt and the foremost household curiosity teams, in addition to the dialogues among the MMD executive and the foreign donor group, the booklet argues that regardless of a disastrous socio-economic list, the methods of political and monetary liberalization proceeded concomitantly with no heavily affecting or undermining one another. opposite to expectancies associated either to the political and fiscal reform tactics, govt dominance elevated in Zambia within the Nineties. Stressing continuity instead of swap, the research of Zambia’s reform approaches means that the practices of patronage politics linked to authoritarian regimes fit with strategies of political and fiscal liberalization.