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Title:ASR Forum: the life and work of Joel Barkan
Editor:Cheeseman, NicISNI
Year:2016
Periodical:African Studies Review (ISSN 1555-2462)
Volume:59
Issue:3
Pages:107-215
Language:English
Geographic terms:Subsaharan Africa
Kenya
Uganda
Subjects:academics
political science
democracy
About person:Joel David BarkanISNI
Link:https://doi.org/10.1017/asr.2016.89
Abstract:Joel Barkan was an important figure in Africanist political science and one of the world's leading experts on East Africa. This ASR Forum explores the legacy of his work on a number of countries, including Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda, and a broad range of political institutions and phenomena. Contributions: Joel Barkan and Kenya (David W. Throup); Putting the Third Wave into practice: democracy promotion in Kenya (John W. Harbeson); Applying a counterfactual: would 1966 Ugandan university students be surprised by Ugandan governance today? (Nelson Kasfir); Devolution and the new politics of development in Kenya (Karuti Kanyinga); Beyond the liberal democracy paradigm: a fresh look at power and institutions (Goran Hyden); Patrons, parties, political linkage, and the birth of competitive-authoritarianism in Africa (Nic Cheeseman); Legislatures and democratic development in Africa (Robert Mattes, Shaheen Mozaffar). Bibliogr., notes, ref., sum. in English and French. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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