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Party politics and economic reform in Africa"s democracies

M. Anne Pitcher

Party politics and economic reform in Africa"s democracies

by M. Anne Pitcher

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic policy,
  • Democratization,
  • Political parties

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementM. Anne Pitcher
    SeriesAfrican studies -- 119
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC800 .P58 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25139558M
    ISBN 109780521449625, 9780521738262
    LC Control Number2011049204

    African countries need economic transformation, to sustain pro-poor growth, to cope with population increases, to become competitive in the global economy and – last but not least – to create the conditions for better governance. Not just growth At first glance, Africa appears to be on the right track. For example, in File Size: KB. This work examines the challenges facing democracies in East Africa. It includes the consequences of issues like the Rwandan genocide, violent civil wars, and other factors in the quest for democracy. The book focuses on the challenges to the emergence of the .

    and party systems, however, there are deeper disagreements about the meaning of democracy and the actual role of political parties within it. Complaints about the decline of party, growing disengagement from partisan politics, increasing dissatisfaction with and distrust in parties and politicians, the weakening of Cited by: In this fully revised edition top scholars in African politics address the effects that major currents in Africa and world politics have upon each other and explore the ramifications of this interconnection for contemporary theories of international and comparative politics. The fourth edition focuses on issues of reforming and strengthening states and their economies in sub-Saharan Africa.

    Democracy, elections & political parties † page 2 Paper † July parties point out defects in the ruling parties’ public policies and make alternative proposals, hoping that the voters will entrust them with power in a four, five or six years time. ‘The opposition, then, is essentially a File Size: KB. M. Anne Pitcher, Party Politics and Economic Reform in Africa's Democracies (CUP, ) Thandika Mkandawire, "Thinking about Developmental States in Africa," Cambridge Journal of Economics, 25 (): Honwana, Alcinda,The Time of Youth: Work, Social Change, and Politics in Africa. Kumarian Press,


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