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Title:Special issue: The evolving role of elections in Africa
Editor:Maphunye, K.J.
Year:2013
Periodical:Journal of African Elections (ISSN 1609-4700)
Volume:12
Issue:3
Pages:179
Language:English
City of publisher:Johannesburg
Publisher:EISA
Geographic term:Subsaharan Africa
Subjects:elections
political participation
corruption
women's rights
constitutionalism
conflict resolution
democratization
conference papers (form)
2013
Abstract:The articles featured in this special issue were first presented at the first colloquium of the WIPHOLD-Brigalia Bam Chair in Electoral Democracy in Africa from 29-30 May 2013 at the University of South Africa. The theme of the colloquium was 'the evolving role of elections in a democracy in Africa,' highlighting the value of elections as a component of liberal democracy in Africa's quest for democratization. Contents: Introduction (K.J. Maphunye); Electoral competition in Botswana: is the playing field level? (D. Sebudubudu and B. Maripe); Stay in power whatever it takes: fraud and repression in the 2011 elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (M.E. Mavungu); Understanding election-related violence in Africa: patterns, causes, consequences and a framework for preventive action (S. Koko); Old wine in new skins: Kenya's 2013 elections and the triumph of the 'Ancien Régime' (W. Shilaho); Gender dynamics in elections in Africa (E. Kibuka-Sebitosi); 'Why participate in elections if we're not properly represented?' 'women's participation and representation in SADC countries (K.J. Maphunye); Revision and reform of an electoral act in a democrative environment with emphasis on legality and legitimacy: the Namibian case (G. Tötemeyer). Bibliogr., ref., sum. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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