State building and democratization in Africa : faith, hope, and realities (Book, 1999) []
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State building and democratization in Africa : faith, hope, and realities

State building and democratization in Africa : faith, hope, and realities

Author: Kidane Mengisteab.; Cyril K Daddieh
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Does the objective of state building require significant modifications in the essence and form of democracy?This collection combines theoretical explorations with empirical case studies.


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
State building and democratization in Africa.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kidane Mengisteab.; Cyril K Daddieh
ISBN: 0275963535 9780275963538
OCLC Number: 39013781
Description: xii, 295 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Why state building is still relevant in Africa and how it relates to democratization / Kidane Mengisteab and Cyril Daddieh --
Democratization and state building in Africa: how compatible are they / Kidane Mengisteab --
"For fear of being condemned as old fashioned": liberal democracy versus popular democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa / John S. Saul --
Nation building and state disintegration / Marina Ottaway --
Militarization and democratization: Nigeria's stalled march to democracy / Julius O. Ihonvbere --
Economic reform and political liberalization in Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire: a preliminary assessment of implications for nation building / E. Gyimath-Boadi and Cyril Daddieh --
Ethnicity and democratization in Congo and Chad (1945-1995) / Mario J. Azevedo --
Civil society, democratization, and state building in Kenya and Tanzania / Julius E. Nyang'oro --
Remaking the state: assessing South Africa's developmental agenda / Larry A. Swatuk --
Ethiopia: missed opportunities for peaceful democratic process / Mohammed Hassen --
Somalia: problems and prospects for democratization / Hussein M. Adam.
Responsibility: edited by Kidane Mengisteab and Cyril Daddieh.


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