Closing the Circle: Democratization and Development in Africa

We all know that many African countries face political tyranny, failed capitalist development, and violent domestic conflict What is less clear is what relationship may exist between effective democratic institutions and the solution of the last two problems Richard Sandbrook draws on the experience with democratisation of a carefully selected sample of countries Ghana,We all know that many African countries face political tyranny, failed capitalist development, and violent domestic conflict What is less clear is what relationship may exist between effective democratic institutions and the solution of the last two problems Richard Sandbrook draws on the experience with democratisation of a carefully selected sample of countries Ghana, Mali and Niger in West Africa Zambia, Tanzania and Madagascar in East Africa and Sudan He illustrates the diversity of African experiences of the transition to democratic political forms and the complex relationships between democratic institutions and economic reform and social order He concludes that the ultimate value of democratic institutions lies in whether they lead to economic progress and social justice and peace.
Closing the Circle Democratization and Development in Africa We all know that many African countries face political tyranny failed capitalist development and violent domestic conflict What is less clear is what relationship may exist between effective democra

  • Title: Closing the Circle: Democratization and Development in Africa
  • Author: Richard Sandbrook
  • ISBN: 9781856498289
  • Page: 277
  • Format: Paperback
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