African Governance Security And Development

African Governance  Security  and Development
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date
Category Political Science
Total Pages 336
ISBN 9781793645593
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews

This book examines the democratization process in Africa with a focus on issues of economic, social, and institutional development. Contributors analyze the impact of democratization on governance and institutional development, foreign aid and foreign direct investment, terrorism in Africa, identity politics, and the politics of oil extraction.

African Governance  Security  and Development
  • Author : Wanjala S. Nasong'o
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2021-08-10

This book examines the democratization process in Africa with a focus on issues of economic, social, and institutional development. Contributors analyze the impact of democratization on governance and institutional development, foreign aid and foreign direct investment, terrorism in Africa, identity politics, and the politics of oil extraction.

The Governance  Security and Development Nexus
  • Author : Kenneth Omeje
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-10-01

This edited book analyses the changing links between governance, security and development in Africa as they relate to the narrative that contemporary Africa has made remarkable progress in recent years, a phenomenon popularly known as “Africa rising.” The book presents a rigorous evaluation of the Africa rising debate and consequently

Sustainable Development and Human Security in Africa
  • Author : Louis A. Picard,Terry F. Buss,Taylor B. Seybolt,Macrina C. Lelei
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2015-04-22

Many new development initiatives have been introduced in Africa over the past few decades. Each of these has been heralded as marking a new era in the continent‘s development. However, many of these initiatives have failed to produce sustained results due to numerous challenges, including, most importantly, the lack

Security  Governance  and State Fragility in South Africa
  • Author : Edward L Mienie
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-04-15

Do existing measures of state fragility measure fragility accurately? Based on commonly used fragility measures, South Africa (SA) is classified as a relatively stable state, yet rising violent crime, high unemployment, endemic poverty, eroding public trust, identity group based preferential treatment policies, and the rapid rise of the private security

Security  Education and Development in Contemporary Africa
  • Author : M. Raymond Izarali,Oliver Masakure,Edward Shizha
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-12-01

This volume delineates the critical link among security, education and development in Africa and provides a multidisciplinary framework of analyses and possible solutions. Africa has had a long history that embodies layers of mass-scale criminality and exploitation not merely from neocolonial and apartheid policies but also from political greed. This

Security and Democracy in Southern Africa
  • Author : Gavin Cawthra,André Du Pisani,Abillah H. Omari
  • Publisher : IDRC
  • Release Date : 2007

Southern Africa has embarked on one of the world’s most ambitious security co-operation initiatives, seeking to roll out the principles of the United Nations at regional levels. This book examines the triangular relationship between democratization, the character of democracy and its deficits and national security practices and perceptions of

Learning from West African Experiences in Security Sector Governance
  • Author : Alan Bryden,Fairlie Chappuis
  • Publisher : Ubiquity Press
  • Release Date : 2015-11-05

Many efforts have been undertaken to address dysfunctional security sector governance in West Africa. However, security sector reform (SSR) has fallen short of radical – transformational – change to the fundamental structures of power and governance in the region. Looking more closely at specific examples of SSR in six West African countries,

The European Union in Africa
  • Author : Niagalé Bagayoko-Penone
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007

Read online The European Union in Africa written by Niagalé Bagayoko-Penone, published by which was released on 2007. Download full The European Union in Africa Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

State Recognition and Democratization in Sub Saharan Africa
  • Author : L. Buur,H. Kyed
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2007-11-26

Being critical and empirically grounded, the book explores the complex, often counter-balancing consequences of the involvement of traditional authority in the wave of democratization and liberal-style state-building that has rolled over sub-Saharan Africa in the past decade.

African Security Governance
  • Author : Gavin Cawthra
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009

Africa faces a seemingly ever-increasing range of security challenges. This book is a result of research carried out by the Southern African Defense and Security Management Network (SADSEM) on new and emerging security issues, in cooperation with the Danish Institute for International Studies and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. The focus is on

The Illusion of the Post Colonial State
  • Author : W. Alade Fawole
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2018-06-01

This broadly interdisciplinary book offers deep insight into Africa’s colonial history for an understanding and explication of contemporary governance crises, security challenges, and state failure on the continent. It traverses political science, political economy, sociology, African history, and African studies in general.

Global Governance and the New Wars
  • Author : Mark Duffield
  • Publisher : Zed Books
  • Release Date : 2001-06

"This book examines the nature of today's internal and regionalized conflicts, together with the systems of global governance that have emerged in response to them. The widespread commitment among donor governments and aid agencies to conflict resolution and social reconstruction indicates that war is now part of development discourse. The

Canadian Foreign Policy in Africa
  • Author : Dr Edward Ansah Akuffo
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2013-04-28

After over fifty-years of Canadian engagement with Africa, no comprehensive literature exists on Canada's security policy in Africa and relations towards Africa's regional organizations. The literature on Canada's foreign policy in Africa to date has largely focused on development assistance. For the first time, Edward Akuffo combines historical and contemporary

The US Military in Africa
  • Author : Jessica Piombo
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015

Recent US security policy toward Africa has adopted a multidimensional approach¿including the use of military assets to promote economic development and good governance¿that has raised questions and generated considerable debate. Can actors like the US military develop appropriate methods to address both US and African interests? What blend

Democracy  Good Governance and Development in Africa
  • Author : Mawere, Munyaradzi,Mwanaka, Tendai R.
  • Publisher : Langaa RPCIG
  • Release Date : 2015-10-24

Questions surrounding democracy, governance, and development especially in the view of Africa have provoked acrimonious debates in the past few years. It remains a perennial question why some decades after political independence in Africa the continent continues experiencing bad governance, lagging behind socioeconomically, and its democracy questionable. We admit that