Democratic Renewal in Africa

Trends and Discourses

Editors: Adejumobi, S. (Ed.)

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Since the 1980s, democratic struggles have triggered constitutional reforms, elections, and other forms of political progress. This comprehensive volume offers refreshing perspectives on Africa's democratic renewal and will open up dialogue on the trends and trajectory of Africa's democratic future.

About the authors

Raufu Musptaha, St. Anthony's College, Oxford, UK Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo, Cornell University, USA Andre Mangu, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa Bolaji Kehinde, University of Ibadan, Nigeria Kibet Ngetich, Egerton University, Kenya

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"This is a landmark study of the conception, application, and outcome of democratization in Africa since the fall of the Berlin Wall. The eight essays edited and summarized by Said Adejumobi provide a compulsory reading for all students of current African affairs, giving a critical evaluation of the problems democracy faces in Africa during the present conjuncture, and the questions worth raising to understand it better." - P. Anyang' Nyong'o, former Secretary General of the African Association of Political Science (AAPS), former Minister of Economic Planing and also Health Services in Kenya, and former Secretary General of the ODM Party in Kenya


Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • Democratic Renewal in Africa: Trends and Lessons Learned

    Pages 1-19

    Adejumobi, Said

  • Assessing Trends in African Democratization: Methods and Challenges

    Pages 21-41

    Mustapha, Abdul Raufu

  • Beyond Authoritarianism: Elections and the Changing Dynamics of State-Society Relations in Africa

    Pages 43-62

    Adejumobi, Said

  • The Origin of African Constitutions, Elusive Constitutionalism, and the Crisis of Liberal Democracy

    Pages 63-96

    Lumumba-Kasongo, Tukumbi

  • Africa’s Long and Hard Road to Constitutionalism and Democracy: Two Decades On

    Pages 97-132

    Mangu, André Mbata B.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Democratic Renewal in Africa
Book Subtitle
Trends and Discourses
Editors
  • S. Adejumobi
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Said Adejumobi
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-48434-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137484345
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-48433-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-50347-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 237
Number of Illustrations
2 b/w illustrations
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