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Toward sustainable democracy in Africa

James R. Scarritt

Toward sustainable democracy in Africa

can U.S. policy make a difference?

by James R. Scarritt

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Published by African Studies Center, Boston Unversity in Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- Africa,
  • Political stability -- Africa,
  • Africa -- Foreign relations -- United States,
  • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Africa

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 19-25).

    Statementby James R. Scarritt and Shaheen Mozaffar.
    SeriesWorking papers in African studies -- no. 171, Working papers in African studies (Boston, Mass.) -- no. 171.
    ContributionsMozaffar, Shaheen.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. ;
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17291331M

      As part of our series on the Arab Spring five years on, Ibrahim Fraihat reflects on the experiences of Tunisia and Libya. This blog is drawn from arguments in his new book, ‘Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya, and Tunisia after the Arab Spring‘, which was released by Yale University Press this year. Five years have passed since several Arab countries revolted .   The U.S. has unquestionably begun to take some steps toward sustainable development, largely because of our environmental and conservation laws. Yet, on balance, the United States is now far from being a sustainable society, and in many respects is further away than it was at the time of the Earth Summit in

    In this issue, Smuts House Notes look at how South Africans are trying to identify with Africa because of the long years of isolation. The first article by Weiland addresses democracy issues in Africa. Simpson's article on dissident sub-nationalism . Third, South Africa faces a somewhat different challenge to its young democracy. Though the country's record of electoral administration has been exemplary, its first three general elections have seen the ruling African National Congress (ANC) win large and increasing majorities—its vote share approaching 70 by: 2.

    democracy and development in one way or the other remains inconclusive and highly contested. On this basis, the Note highlights the intrinsic value of the democratic process, Brazil and post-apartheid South Africa offer examples of deliberate attempts at more and the movement of more poor countries toward democracy have both. The Role of Parliament in Promoting Good Governance 5 to be listened to and taken seriously at all times. The ideal scenario would be a close cooperation between parliaments and the respective societal actors vis-à-vis the governments, within an estab-lished framework which is: sustainable, structurally integrated, thematically embedded.


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