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Cooperative collegial democracy for Africa and multi-ethnic societies : democracy without tears / Emefiena Ezeani.

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Author/Creator:
Ezeani, Emefiena.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Oxford ; Bern ; New York : Peter Lang, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xii, 203 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Title Variation:
Democracy without tears
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • What is democracy?
  • Centripetalism : a competitive model of democracy
  • Consociationalism : a quasi-cooperative model of democracy
  • Democracy in pre-colonial and post-colonial Africa
  • Ethnicity, religion, the judiciary and liberal democracy in a multi-ethnic society
  • Godfatherism, privatisation of the state and diminution of political space
  • Giovanni Sartori : political parties, party-less state and competitive democracy
  • The unanswered National questions and the party model of democracy
  • The party system and some specific issues
  • Voting under the veil of ignorance and the belief in the people's power
  • Cooperative collegial democracy : a Workable model for Africa and multi-ethnic societies
  • Epilogue : corruption and democracy : learning from the nigerian experience
  • Bibliography
  • Index.
Series:
Africa in development, 1662-1212 ; v. 13
Africa in development ; v. 13.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9783034308274
3034308272

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