Democracy In Africa

Democracy in Africa
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Release Date
Category History
Total Pages 200
ISBN 9780521191128
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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This book provides the first comprehensive overview of Africa's history of democracy, grappling with important questions facing Africa today.

Democracy in Africa
  • Author : Nic Cheeseman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-05-12

This book provides the first comprehensive overview of Africa's history of democracy, grappling with important questions facing Africa today.

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Democracy in Africa
  • Author : Nic Cheeseman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-05-12

This book provides the first comprehensive overview of the history of democracy in Africa and explains why the continent's democratic experiments have so often failed, as well as how they could succeed. Nic Cheeseman grapples with some of the most important questions facing Africa and democracy today, including whether international

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Democracy in Africa
  • Author : Nic Cheeseman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-05-12

This book provides the first comprehensive overview of the history of democracy in Africa and explains why the continent's democratic experiments have so often failed, as well as how they could succeed. Nic Cheeseman grapples with some of the most important questions facing Africa and democracy today, including whether international

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What are the main impediments to democracy in Africa
  • Author : Lucia Schuster
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2003-06-03

Essay from the year 2002 in the subject Politics - International Politics - Region: Africa, grade: 2,0 (B), University of Southampton (Department of Politics), course: Africa - Culture and Political Systems, 10 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Democracy in Africa has been shaped by the colonial powers that ran Africa until

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Growing Democracy in Africa
  • Author : Muna Ndulo,Mamoudou Gazibo
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-02-08

What is the state of governance in sub-Saharan Africa? Is it possible to identify the best practices and approaches to establishing political systems that promote accountability, transparency, peace, and civic space for all? These are the questions addressed in this book. While the concept of governance is considered to be

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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

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Democracy in Africa
  • Author : Roger Southall
  • Publisher : HSRC Press
  • Release Date : 2003

The two papers included in this analysis examine the political and socioeconomic factors that contribute to and constrain upon democratization throughout southern Africa and the African continent. With an emphasis on the policies of government, business, and civil society geared toward reducing inequality and poverty, these studies promote community empowerment

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The Quality of Democracy in Africa
  • Author : Jonathan van Eerd
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-04-07

This book shows that democratization in sub-Saharan Africa can be successful, even if the government remains dominated by one major political party. If an institutionalized and strong opposition party – even when too weak to take power – challenges the dominant government party, the quality of democracy improves substantially. The comparative study

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The New Struggle for Democracy in Africa
  • Author : John A. Wiseman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 1996

Describes and analyses the progress towards the democratization of the political systems of sub-saharan Africa in the period since 1989. It explains why this change occurred, what its effects have been to date, and assesses the prospects for the longer-term consolidation of democracy.

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Popular Media  Democracy and Development in Africa
  • Author : Herman Wasserman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2010-10-04

Popular Media, Democracy and Development in Africa examines the role that popular media could play to encourage political debate, provide information for development, or critique the very definitions of ‘democracy’ and ‘development’. Drawing on diverse case studies from various regions of the African continent, essays employ a range of theoretical

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Mission and Democracy in Africa
  • Author : Robert Kwasi Aboagye-Mensah
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1994

Read online Mission and Democracy in Africa written by Robert Kwasi Aboagye-Mensah, published by which was released on 1994. Download full Mission and Democracy in Africa Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Governance and Democracy in Africa
  • Author : James S. Guseh,Emmanuel O. Oritsejafor
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2018-12-17

The challenge facing African leaders is whether to completely adopt democratic institutions as its form of governance. The book examines Africa’s experience with this form of democratic governance since independence and its impact on economic performance.

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Democracy Works
  • Author : Greg Mills,Olusegun Obasanjo,Jeffrey Ira Herbst,Tendai Biti
  • Publisher : Hurst & Company
  • Release Date : 2019

"Democracy Works asks how we can learn to nurture, deepen and consolidate democracy in Africa. By analysing transitions within and beyond the continent, the authors identify a 'democratic playbook' robust enough to withstand threats to free and fair elections. However, substantive democracy demands more than just regular polls. It is

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Ethnicity and Democracy in Africa
  • Author : Bruce Berman,Dickson Eyoh,Will Kymlicka
  • Publisher : Ohio University Press
  • Release Date : 2004-09-30

The politics of identity and ethnicity will remain a fundamental characteristic of African modernity. For this reason, historians and anthropologists have joined political scientists in a discussion about the ways in which democracy can develop in multicultural societies. In Ethnicity and Democracy in Africa, the contributors address why ethnicity represents

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Institutions and Democracy in Africa
  • Author : Nic Cheeseman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-02-22

Offers new research on the vital importance of institutions, such as presidential term-limits in the African democratisation processes.

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