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Leadership, Civil Society and Democratisation in Africa. Case Studies from Southern Africa

by Abdalla Bujra

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Published by Dev. Policy Management Forum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Art,
  • Southern Africa,
  • General,
  • Linguistics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics,
  • Political Science : General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9204466M
    ISBN 109990379033
    ISBN 109789990379037

    Democratization in Sub-Saharan Africa: Processes and Obstacles Case Studies: Ghana, Nigeria, DR Congo Master Thesis with civil liberty inherent to the nexus of the two.7 One of the most common traps when discussing democracy at any level is failing to acknowledge the difference between the perfect, nonexistent, ideal form of democracy on. The Fight against HIV epidemic: success stories of Civil Society in South Africa Civil Society organizations in South Africa serve in diverse areas such as Education, social development, human rights, human development; but the main issue where most .

      Leadership in civil society organisations in Botswana. In A. Bujra & S. Buthelezi (Eds.), Leadership, civil society and democratisation in Africa. Case studies from Southern Africa Author: Richard Tabulawa, Frank Youngman. A collection of papers by legal and constitutional practitioners who assess the experiences of constitution making in Ethiopia, South Africa and Uganda: three countries on the African continent which for various reasons went through a constitutional review process in the early s; and have since implemented new constitutional and laws - effectively a new political order.

    Africa since , which has culminated in the country playing a leading role in the formulation of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development2 (NEPAD) presented to the OAU Summit in Lusaka in July , and currently in the implementation phase. South Africa’s policy towards Africa has been shaped by a number of factors. The first is the. Africa according to the democratic, economic-reform, and public-goods-delivery record of the recipients. Nowhere has this been more the case than with the many so-called “fragile”File Size: KB.


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Case Studies from Eastern Africa. This article analyzes the role of civil society in promoting democracy and good governance in Africa. It begins by exploring the debate about what constitutes civil society in : Nkwachukwu Orji.

civil society debate, namely, whether a local Catholic parish has the ability to socialize and mobilize its membership to promote also describes how the expectations of the civil society advocates take little account of the reality in Kibera.

The social, economic and political. Rather, civil society in Southern Africa is extending its field of competence and is increasingly engaged in various forms of regionalisation activities, particularly in fields such as social Author: Fredrik Söderbaum.

This thesis is concerned with civil society organisations (CSOs) and the challenges of facilitating sustainable societal transformation in Africa, focusing on the case of Ethiopia. The thesis underlines the fact that the conceptualisation of civil society is controversial.

observes that for Africa to overcome the crises of leadership and governance in the continent, those on whom the burden of leadership will fall in the future must fully comprehend their responsibilities, duties and obligation. They must also be exposed and be prepared to face the challenges of leadership in developing society.

Most of the recent literature on democratisation in Africa has paid insufficient attention to popular understandings of democracy and the local reception of democratic practices. This article examines the articulation of the concept of democracy with existing socio-political conceptions in contemporary Buganda.

4 Heribert Adam, Book review, Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism 27 (Fall ): For a more qualified statement see Heribert Adam and Kogila Moodley, The Opening of the Apartheid Mind: Options for the New South Africa (Berkeley: University of California Press, ),   The 10 chapters in this volume were selected from 24 papers presented at a regional conference on Promoting Good Governance and Wider Civil Society Participation in Eastern and Southern Africa.

The Conference sought to: Enhance the role of the social science disciplines in the evolving patterns and trends of democratic governance and economic management in the region. Civil society has the potential to play an important role in influencing the process of democratisation and monitoring the performance of national governments in Africa.

The profile of civil society and the role it is able to play depend largely on the prevailing political culture, the level of modernity of society in general, the political.

Sixteen chapters cover broad thematic issues, democracy in Nigeria and democracy in other West African countries - Francophone West Africa, Sierra Leone, Ghana and The Gambia.

The special focus on Nigeria is the result of original research reports submitted to the interdisciplinary study, the Governance and Democratisation Project. civil society actors have responded to these initiatives and to the challenges of the post-apartheid moment, and how this has informed their relations with the state.

Finally, the conclusion reflects on current assessments of, and advances my own view on, contemporary state-civil society relations in South Africa. Historical Context. "Which Way Africa?": The Survival of Traditional Leadership in Southern African Democracies 1 Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa in Comparative Perspective 6 Investigating the Institution of Traditional Leadership 13 Focus and Approaches of Research in the Study of "Traditional Leadership and Democratisation in Southern Africa" This seminal book examines the potential value of the concept of civil society for enhancing the current understanding of state-society relations in Africa.

The authors review the meanings of civil society in political philosophy, as well as alternative theoretical approaches to employing the. The debate on civil society in Africa became popular in the s, after the frustrations experienced by the structural adjustment policy of the World Bank and the IMF.

Thus, some people argue that the role of civil society, and NGOs in particular, was consciously emphasised by the World Bank and the IMF which wanted to turn people's attention Author: Makoto Sato.

HSF Background Report South Africa, 4 grew dramatically in the s, and presented a unified civil action against the apartheid state. The sector played ‘a vital part’ in the success of the struggle against apartheid, and the establishment of a democratic society File Size: 2MB.

Civil Society Organizations Social movements "This paper aims to provide examples of how specific civil society organisations have influenced and engaged the state, and what lies behind the success or failure of these looks at a range of organisations that have tried to impact government and its policies post Cited by: society and democratization in Africa is paramount.

To be sure, this begs the question of what is civil society. While civil society'sexact nature may still be difficult to establish especially in the case ofAfrica (Post, ), Keane (, p. 3) defined it as "the realm of. CIVIL SOCIETY AND DEMOCRATIC CONSOLIDATION IN AFRICA: Consequently, the study identifies the imperative for further studies into theorizing civil society in a The research is a comparative case study of two West Africa Countries- Ghana and Nigeria.

The two countries share a lot of similarities but differ in their democratic Size: KB. Fowler A. () Civil Society and Aid in Africa: A Case of Mistaken Identity?. In: Obadare E. (eds) The Handbook of Civil Society in Africa.

Nonprofit and Civil Society Studies (An International Multidisciplinary Series), vol Cited by: 6.The Challenges of Civil Society in Africa.

Thanks Akwasi and for the invitation to be with you today. I’m delighted to be here, having watched Trust Africa grow from an idea to a dynamic reality under Akwasi’s careful guidance, and now with a stellar team of staff members.

For reasons I’llFile Size: KB.