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Democracy and Political Change in Sub-Saharan Africa : America; 2 - John A. Wiseman

Democracy and Political Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

America; 2

By: John A. Wiseman (Editor)

Paperback Published: 30th November 1995
ISBN: 9780415113021
Number Of Pages: 256

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Since the end of the 1980s the most important political development in sub-Saharan Africa has been the movement towards democracy. "Democracy and Political Change in Sub-Saharan Africa" provides the reader with a set of case studies covering a diverse range of African states which identify the major causes of recent change, the progress made so far and what the prospects for the future might be. While changes in the global political situation have been important, the greatest impetus towrds democracy has been the result of internal factors. For all the states covered the specific domestic, social, economic and political conditions are seen as vitally important. The developments of democracy in sub-Saharan Africa have been extremely varied. This book is an essential guide for those who wish to understand the nature and scope of these recent changes.

Introduction: the Movement Towards Democracy: Global, Continental and State Perspectives
Cote D'Ivoire: Multiparty Democracy and Political Change in Cote D'Ivoire: Surviving the Crisis
Mali: Democracy and Political Change in Mali
Nigeria: Democracy and Civil Society: the Nigerian Transition Programme, 1985-1993
Ghana: From Personalist to Democratic Rule in Ghana
Ethiopia and Eritrea: the Politics of Post-Insurgency
Uganda: the Advent of No-Party Democracy in Uganda
Malawi: Malawi's Transition to Multi-Party Politics
Zambia: Kaunda and Chiluba: Two Instruments of God's WIll or Enduring Patterns of Political Culture in Zambia
Conclusion: Assessing the Prosects for Consolidation of Democracy in Africa
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ISBN: 9780415113021
ISBN-10: 0415113024
Series: America; 2
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 30th November 1995
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 1

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