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- The Institute for Democracy in South Africa 2010; US$ 37.05
Social Accountability in Africa: Practitioners? Experiences and Lessons is a collection of case studies from Africa on social accountability. This collection attempts to build a consolidated body of knowledge on social accountability efforts across the continent. The case studies are diverse and present unique approaches to how social accountability... more...
- The Institute for Democracy in South Africa 2010; US$ 34.20
The book interrogates the relationship between democracy and development and how underdevelopment prevents citizens from participating in democracy. Section One is a collection of experts? writing on key issues such as the single-party state; development policy; poverty, inequality and growth; the institutions of governance; the public service; and... more...
- CODESRIA 2008; US$ 18.05
Adame Ba Konar? presented the Leopold Sedar Senghor Lecture, casting her historian eye on democracy and its values. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 159.95
How has the American deficiency in foreign language study affected foreign policy, diplomacy, the economy, and most of all national security. This book showcases how the use of a second language can be helpful in political and economic circumstances. Various policy initiatives are analyzed to discuss their efficiency in bringing languages to American... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 240.00
Providing a comprehensive and cutting edge examination of this important continent, Routledge Handbook of African Politics surveys the key debates and controversies, dealing with each of the major issues to be found in Africa?s politics today. Structured into 6 broad areas, the handbook features over 30 contributions focused around: The State... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2009; US$ 21.86
Radical changes have taken place in Africa since 1990. What are the realities of these changes? What significant differences have emerged between African countries? What is the future for democracy inthe continent? The editors have chosen eleven key countries to provide enlightening comparisons and contrasts to stimulate discussion among students.... more...
- Zed Books 2011; US$ 26.95
Democracy, prosperity and self-rule, this was the vision of African independence. This title offers a fresh perspective that makes the continent's problems more understandable, less wretched and hopeful. It shows how many facets of traditional African values endure and that, despite unimaginable hardship, the continent is not a hopeless place. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 23.99
Nelson Mandela's release from prison in February 1990 was one of the most memorable moments of recent decades. It came a few days after the removal of the ban on the African National Congress; founded a century ago and outlawed in 1960, it had transferred its headquarters abroad and opened what it termed an External Mission. For the thirty years... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 79.99
Dominant parties and democracies ? are they really strange bedfellows? Malte Ka▀ner sheds light on the relation between one-party dominance and democracy from a comparative perspective. The study examines the key question how different types of dominant parties influence democracy in multicultural societies with the help of two case studies: South... more...