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Title:Consolidation of democracy in Africa: a view from the South
Editors:Solomon, HusseinISNI
Liebenberg, IanISNI
Series:The Making of Modern Africa
City of publisher:Aldershot
Geographic term:Africa
civil-military relations
Abstract:This reader evaluates the problems of democratic consolidation and the influence of evolving democratization on civil society in Africa. Contents: Introduction (Hussein Solomon and Ian Liebenberg) - Democracy versus State: the African dilemma? (Irina Filatova) - Africa's constitutional renaissance? Stocktaking in the '90s (Clive Napier) - The consolidation of democracy-debate in Africa: challenges for the civil community (Ian Liebenberg) - The changing roles of civil society in African democratisation processes (Elke Zuern) - Civil-military relations in Africa: soldier, State and society in transition (Mark Malan) - Gender, development and democracy (Linda Cornwell) - Globalisation and dominant discourses (Petrus de Kock) - Human rights and the consolidation of democracy in South Africa (Mandla Seleoane) - Sharing power? Intergovernmental relations in democratic transitions (Robert Agranoff, Jabu Sindane and Ian Liebenberg) - Conclusion (Hussein Solomon and Ian Liebenberg).