Multiparty democracy and political change : constraints to democratization in Africa /
edited by John Mukum Mbaku, Julius O. Ihvonbere.
Aldershot : Ashgate, 1998.
xviii, 333 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Osita G. Afoaku is an associate professorship in the Department of Africana Studies at the University of Northern Colorado Pita Ogaba Agbese is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Northern Iowa Fran Buntman was born and educated in South Africa and received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Texas John F. Clark is Associate Professor of International Relations at Florida International University in Miami Julius O. Ihonvbere is Professor of Government at The University of Texas at Austin George Klay Kieh, Jr. is an Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies at Morehouse College John Mukum Mbaku is Professor of Economics at Weber State University Mohameden Ould-Mey is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, History, and Geography at Francis Marion University Eunice Njeri Sahle is a Ph.D. candidate at Queen's University, in Canada Joseph Takougang is Associate Professor of History in the Department of African-American Studies and Director of the African Studies Program at the University of Cincinnati
Table of Contents
Tablesp. vii
List of contributorsp. ix
About the African Studies and Research Forump. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
General introductionp. 1
Where is the third wave? A critical evaluation of Africa's non-transition to democracyp. 9
Structural adjustment programs and democratization in Africa: the case of Mauritaniap. 33
Bureaucratic corruption and the crisis of political reforms in Africap. 65
National conferences and democratization in Francophone Africap. 97
Nigeria: how to derail a transition programp. 123
State collapse and democratic construction: prospects for Liberiap. 151
Women and political participation in Kenya: evaluating the interplay of gender, ethnicity, class and statep. 171
Democracy and democratization in Cameroon: living with the dual heritagep. 195
How not to consolidate a democracy: the experience of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) in Zambiap. 219
South Africa's first democratic elections and their political contextp. 241
Beyond Mobutu: the opposition and the struggle for democracy in Zairep. 281
Assessing the future of democracy in Africa: internal and external challengesp. 305
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