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作者 Kpundeh, Sahr John
書名 Democratization in Africa : African Views, African Voices
出版項 Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 1992
©1992
國際標準書號 9780309598057 (electronic bk.)
9780309047975
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說明 1 online resource (94 pages)
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附註 Democratization in Africa: African Views, African Voices -- Copyright -- Preface -- Contents -- Background and Purpose of the Workshops -- 1 The Movement Toward Democracy in Africa -- IMPACT OF NEW EXTERNAL ACTORS -- COLONIAL LEGACY AND DEMOCRATIC DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICAN SOCIETIES -- DEMOCRACY AND AFRICAN VALUES -- POLITICAL LIBERALIZATION AND DEMOCRATIZATION -- 2 Transitions to Democracy in Africa -- MODES OF TRANSITION IN AFRICA -- FUNDAMENTAL CHALLENGES TO DEMOCRATIC TRANSITIONS -- The Cult of Personality -- Zero-Sum Politics -- The Military -- Managing Ethnicity -- The Role of Women -- PRECONDITIONS FOR DEMOCRACY -- Legal Order and Basic Rights -- Values of Democracy -- Competent State -- ROLE OF CIVIL SOCIETY -- Committed Minority -- Courage -- 3 Democracy and Governance in Africa -- GOVERNANCE AND AFRICAN POLITICS -- POPULAR PARTICIPATION -- NEED FOR ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY -- CORRUPTION -- FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS -- DECENTRALIZATION AND DEVOLUTION OF POWER -- MODES OF REPRESENTATION -- 4 Institutions Needed to Sustain Democracy -- CONSTITUTIONS -- RECONSTITUTING THE MILITARY -- INDEPENDENT COMMISSIONS -- TRANSNATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CENTER -- 5 Role of Extra-African Forces in Democratization -- PROBLEMS WITH AID IN AFRICA -- CHALLENGES FACED BY AFRICAN COUNTRIES -- ROLE OF DONORS IN DEMOCRATIZATION -- Assisting Political Change -- Removal of Dictators -- Reduction of Military Assistance -- Promotion of Civic Groups -- Improving Economic Conditions in Africa -- Forgiving Debt -- Reducing Western Trade Protectionism -- Instituting Fiscal Reforms -- Targeting Human Development -- Capital Flight -- Assistance with Institutional Change -- Constitutions -- Critical National Institutions -- The Press -- Civil Service -- Electoral Systems -- Greater Utilization of African Talent
Inter-African Exchange of Information on Democratization -- Inter-African Cooperation -- Conclusion: Role of Africans in the Democratization Process -- Appendix Workshop Participants -- WORKSHOP I: COTONOU, BENIN -- WORKSHOP II: ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA -- WORKSHOP III: WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA -- NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL STAFF
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鏈接 Print version: Kpundeh, Sahr John Democratization in Africa : African Views, African Voices Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press,c1992 9780309047975
主題 Political participation -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.;Democracy -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.;Democratization -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.;Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Politics and government
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Alt Author Council, National Research
Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and
Education, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and
Democratization, Panel on Issues in
National Academy of Sciences,
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