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THE JOURNAL OF OROMO STUDIES, Volume 19, Numbers 1 & 2, July 2012, Edited by Ezekiel Gebissa


THE JOURNAL OF OROMO STUDIES, Volume 19, Numbers 1 & 2, July 2012, Edited by Ezekiel Gebissa

ISSN 1070-2202 979

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The Journal of Oromo Studies (JOS) is a leading scholarly publication of the Oromo Studies Association (OSA). Issued twice a year, the journal publishes articles pertaining to all areas of Oromo Studies past, present and future, including topics related to the Oromo Diaspora worldwide. Its interdisciplinary scope and revisionary approach offers readers a critical view of the socioeconomic, political and cultural achievements of the Oromo people in their interactions with the people of the Horn of Africa.

Reflecting the diverse interests of OSA members, the journal emphasizes multidisciplinarity and embraces variety by publishing articles that allow both the specialist and the general reader gain far-reaching insights and a thorough understanding of the Oromo people and the Horn of Africa region.

The contributed essays included in this issue are:

Dynamics of Political Ethnicity and Ethnic Policy in Ethiopia: National Discourse and Lived Reality in the Guji-Gedeo Case - Asebe Regassa Debelo

Conquest and Change in Boorana Traditional Polity: A Study of Dynamism and Resilience of Indigenous Political Institutions - Alemayehu Debelo JorgoBoorana

Political Culture and Rousseau’s Concept of Popular Democracy: An Examination of  Theory and Praxis - Taddese Lencho

“The Scene Does Not Speak”: The Demise of Odaa Bulluq Sacred Forest from Horro Guduru Landscape, Northwestern Oromia, Ethiopia - Lemessa Mergo

Denial of Leadership Development and the Underdevelopment of Public Health: The Experience of the Oromo People in Ethiopia - Begna Dugassa

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A Study of the Religion of the Oromo People - Francois F. Azaïs Translation from French: Ayalew Kanno

is Associate Professor of History at Kettering University. He is the author of Leaf of Allah: Khat and the Transformation of Agriculture in Harerge, Ethiopia, 1875-1991 (James Currey and Ohio University Press, 2004). He has published several articles in refereed journals. He is past president of the Oromo Studies Association and currently editor of the Journal of Oromo Studies.

Oromo Studies/AFRICA

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