ISBN-10:
0820431303
ISBN-13:
9780820431307
Pub. Date:
03/13/2003
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Issues and Trends in Contemporary African Politics: Stability, Development, and Democratization / Edition 4

Issues and Trends in Contemporary African Politics: Stability, Development, and Democratization / Edition 4

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820431307
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/13/2003
Series: Society and Politics in Africa Series , #1
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 383
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)
Lexile: 1550L (what's this?)

About the Author

The Editor: George Akeya Agbano is Associate Professor and former Chairman of the Department of Political Science at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. He is also the current President of the African Association of Political Science (North America Chapter). He was a Member of Parliament in Ghana (1979-1981). In 1987, Dr. Agbango was honored, by a unanimous resolution of the Georgia State Senate, for his distinguished services to the State General Assembly. In 1988 he received the United States Institute of Peace Scholar Award and has a doctorate degree in Political Science from Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Agbango has conducted extensive research on the role of the military in Africa and has published articles on Africa in professional journals.

Table of Contents

Contents: George A. Agbango: Political Instability and Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa – Nchor B. Okorn: Violence: The Perennial Obstacle to Social, Economic and Political Development in Nigeria 1960-1990 – George A. Agbango: The Crises of Nation Building: The Liberian Experience – Julius O. Ihonvbere: Election Monitoring and the Democratization Agenda in Africa: The Case of the 1991 Zambian Elections – Baffour Agyeman-Duah: Global Transformation and Political Reforms in Africa: The Case of Ghana – Yakubu Saaka: Legitimizing the Illegitimate: The 1992 Presidential Election as a Prelude to Ghana's Fourth Republic – Henry A. Elonge: Visions of Change in Cameroon Within the Context of a New World Order – Walle Engedayehu: Ethiopia: The Pitfalls of Ethnic Federalism – Margaret C. Lee: South Africa: The Long and Arduous Road to a New Dispensation – Akwasi Osei: South Africa in the African Dilemma – Julius O. Ihonvbere: Democratization in Africa: Challenges and Prospects – George Ayittey: Obstacles to African Development – Julius O. Ihonvbere: Pan-Africanism: Agenda for African Unity in the 1990's?

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