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African political parties [electronic resource] : evolution, institutionalism and governance / edited by M.A. Mohamed Salih ; foreword by Abdel Ghaffar Mohamed Ahmed.

Contributor(s): Salih, Mohamed Abdel Rahim M. (Mohamed Abdel Rahim Mohamed).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 372 p.).ISBN: 9781849641791 (electronic bk.); 184964179X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Political parties -- Africa | Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960- | Partis politiques -- Afrique | Afrique -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1960- | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- Political Parties | Politieke partijen | Culture politique | D�emocratisation politique | D�emocratie | Parti politique | AfriqueGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: African political parties.DDC classification: 324.2096 Other classification: 89.61 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The evolution of African political parties / M.A. Mohamed Salih -- Part 1: Evolution -- 1. Democratic transition and the crises of an African Nationalist Party: UNIP, Zambia / Jotham C. Momba -- 2. Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM): a revolutionary party in transition, Tanzania / Paschal B. Mihyo -- 3. When political parties fail: Sudan's Democratic conundrum / Abdel Ghaffar Mohamed Ahmed and Samia El Hadi El Nagar -- 4. Party politics and political culture in Ethiopia / Kassahun Berhanu -- 5. Political parties and democracy in independent Namibia / Tapera O. Chirawu -- Part 2: Institutionalisation -- 6. Political parties, party systems and democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa / Renske Doorenspleet -- 7. Power and competition: the institutional context of African multi-party politics / Oda van Cranenburgh -- 8. Political parties and democratic sustainability in Ghana, 1992-2000 / Kwame Boafo-Arthur -- 9. Sustainability of political parties in Kenya / Nick G. Wanjohi -- Part 3: Governance -- 10. Political parties and governance / Wil Hout -- 11. Political parties and government / Petr Kopeck�y and Peter Mair -- 12. Political parties and democratic governance in Botswana / Mpho G. Molomo -- 13. Multi-party politics and elections in Southern Africa: realities and imageries / Denis Venter -- 14. Conclusions / M.A. Mohamed Salih.
Summary: The authors of this collection interrogate the political health of African political parties against the theory and practice of political party functions, ideology and structure.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The evolution of African political parties / M.A. Mohamed Salih -- Part 1: Evolution -- 1. Democratic transition and the crises of an African Nationalist Party: UNIP, Zambia / Jotham C. Momba -- 2. Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM): a revolutionary party in transition, Tanzania / Paschal B. Mihyo -- 3. When political parties fail: Sudan's Democratic conundrum / Abdel Ghaffar Mohamed Ahmed and Samia El Hadi El Nagar -- 4. Party politics and political culture in Ethiopia / Kassahun Berhanu -- 5. Political parties and democracy in independent Namibia / Tapera O. Chirawu -- Part 2: Institutionalisation -- 6. Political parties, party systems and democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa / Renske Doorenspleet -- 7. Power and competition: the institutional context of African multi-party politics / Oda van Cranenburgh -- 8. Political parties and democratic sustainability in Ghana, 1992-2000 / Kwame Boafo-Arthur -- 9. Sustainability of political parties in Kenya / Nick G. Wanjohi -- Part 3: Governance -- 10. Political parties and governance / Wil Hout -- 11. Political parties and government / Petr Kopeck�y and Peter Mair -- 12. Political parties and democratic governance in Botswana / Mpho G. Molomo -- 13. Multi-party politics and elections in Southern Africa: realities and imageries / Denis Venter -- 14. Conclusions / M.A. Mohamed Salih.

The authors of this collection interrogate the political health of African political parties against the theory and practice of political party functions, ideology and structure.

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