Reconstructing the Authoritarian State in Africa
||Kieh, George Klay|
|Series title:||Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $145.00|
| Book Description: |
This work seeks to examine the nature and dynamics of authoritarianism in Africa and to suggest ways in which the states covered in the book can be democratically reconstituted.
In 1990, a wave of euphoria greeted the "third wave of democratization" that swept across the African Continent. The repression-wearied subalterns were hopeful that the "third wave" would have set into motion the process of democratically reconstituting the authoritarian state on the continent. More...