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Democratization in Africa

Author: Larry Jay Diamond; Marc F Plattner
Publisher: Baltimore, Md : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
Series: Journal of democracy book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines topics such as "soft authoritarianism" in Malaysia and Singapore; the consolidation of new democracies in South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand; and the prospects for change in China, Vietnam and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Democratization in Africa.
Baltimore, Md : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607161771
Online version:
Democratization in Africa.
Baltimore, Md : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)608742402
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Jay Diamond; Marc F Plattner
ISBN: 0801862728 9780801862724 0801862736 9780801862731 0801859646 9780801859649
OCLC Number: 40996047
Notes: Originally published in Journal of democracy.
Description: xxvii, 254 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Africa, 1990-1997 : from abertura to closure / Richard Joseph --
Second elections in Africa / Michael Bratton --
Rebirth of African liberalism / E. Gyimah-Boadi --
Eight problems with African politics / Célestin Monga --
Africa : interim balance sheet / Crawford Young --
New South Africa : renewing civil society / Wilmot G. James & Daria Caliguire --
New South Africa : a season for power-sharing / Vincent T. Maphai --
New South Africa : problems of reconstruction / Charles Simkins --
Consolidation and public opinion in South Africa / Robert Mattes & Hermann Thiel --
South Africa's emerging dominant-party regime / Hermann Giliomee --
Ghana's elections : a major step forward / Terrence Lyons --
Ghana's elections : the challenges ahead / E. Gyimah-Boadi --
Kenya tries again / Joel Barkan & Njuguna Ng'ethe --
"No-party" democracy in Uganda / Nelson Kasfir --
Gambia : from coup to elections / John A. Wiseman --
Nigeria : an end to the permanent transition / Peter M. Lewis.
Series Title: Journal of democracy book.
Responsibility: edited by Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner.
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Asian and non-Asian authors debate the desirability of democracy in East Asia... The two editors... do an excellent job introducing the issues, ideas, and approaches of the fifteen authors. Foreign Read more...

 
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