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Title:Kenya's past and prologue: voters, violence and the 2013 general election
Editor:Fouéré, M-A.ISNI
City of publisher:Nairobi
Publisher:Twaweza Publications
Geographic term:Kenya
election management bodies
election monitoring
International Criminal Court
political violence
ethnic relations
political parties
opinion polls
displaced persons
Abstract:Prior to and during the 2013 general elections in Kenya, the question was if political and ethnic-related violence, like it had taken place after the 2007 elections, could be avoided this time. In this collective volume, contributors explore various aspects of the electoral process in their analyses of the last elections. Contributions: Foreword (Kimani Njogu, Katrin Siedel and Marie-Emmanuelle Pommerolle); Introduction: Kenya's 2013 general elections: a national event set between 'The inescapable' and 'The unforeseeable' (Christian Thibon, Marie-Aude Fouéré, Susan Mwangi, Mildred Ndeda); Kenyan elections: when does history repeat itself and does not repeat itself? (Christian Thibon); The ICC, God and the 2013 Kenyan general elections (Hervé Maupeu); The 4 March 2013 general elections in Kenya: from latent tension to contained violence (Mathieu Mérino); Getting it 'wrong', again? Wahojiwa vs. Wapiga Kura in the 2013 Kenyan election (Tom Wolf); On the political integration of minority communities: the Ogiek of eastern Mau forest in the 2013 elections (Lisa Fuchs); Bishop Margaret Wanjiru and the 2013 Kenyan elections, between politics of the spirit and expanding entrepreneurship (Yonatan Gez and Tanya Alvis); Role of election observers: diplomatic bias and the findings of the Kenyan 2013 election (Mwongela Kamencu); Negotiating history for negotiated democracy: the case of Kisii county in 2013 Kenya elections (Eric Rosana Masese); Twitting votes: the middle class and the 2013 elections in Kenya (Patrick Mbataru); The quest for new political leadership in the South Rift, Kenya (Joseph Misati Akuma); Kikuyu-Kalenjin relations in IDP camps and the 2013 elections: an invitation to 'the' conversation (Susan Mwangi); Political mobilization of security and violence by vigilante groups in Kisii county: evaluation of strategies in Kenya's elections 2013 (Wycliffe Nyachoti Otiso); New constitution, Odingaism and the state of internal democracy in Orange Democratic Movement and its effects on the 2013 elections in Kenya (George Odhiambo Okoth and Gordon Onyango Omenya); Luo women voters/aspirants and the new constitutional dispensation in the March 2013 general elections in Kenya: the case of Siaya and Kisumu counties (Mildred A.J. Ndeda); The Election Commission and the Supreme Court: two new institutions put to the test by elections (Marie Wolfrom); 'The grassroots are very complicated': marginalization and the emergence of alternative authority in the Kenyan Coast 2013 elections (Ngala Chome). [ASC Leiden abstract]