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Realising democracy and legitimacy in Southern Africa

by Kenneth Good

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Published by Africa Institute of South Africa in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Botswana,
  • Namibia,
  • South Africa,
  • Africa, Southern
    • Subjects:
    • Democratization -- Africa, Southern -- Case studies.,
    • Botswana -- Politics and government -- 1966-,
    • Namibia -- Politics and government -- 1990-,
    • South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1994-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-172) and index.

      Other titlesRealizing democracy and legitimacy in Southern Africa
      StatementKenneth Good.
      GenreCase studies.
      SeriesAfrican century publications ;, no. 15, African century publications series ;, no. 15
      ContributionsAfrica Institute of South Africa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ2720.A91 G66 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 184 p. :
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3354624M
      ISBN 100798301716
      LC Control Number2004385790

      Even in South Africa, events post the ANC Polokwane Conference have proved that the legitimacy of Constitution is likely to suffer further with the ANC adopting the same attitude as the ZANU-PF and behaving as a party state, and democracy in South Africa transforming into a ‘partycracy’ where parties, in fact one party, the ANC and its. Each country in southern Africa has a unique history but in all of them socio-economic inequalities and high poverty levels weaken the governments’ legitimacy and represent a challenge to models of economic development. One key issue appears to be the solution of the land question.

        In Southern Africa, multi-party democracy has more popular support than any other form of governance. Yet democratic values and practices remain shallowly rooted, and progress toward open, transparent governance is slow. USAID strengthens the legitimacy and capacity of key governmental institutions and develops the capacity of civil society groups and regional organizations to. Chairman's report by Africa Institute of South Africa This book employs the event of the Arab Spring revolution of to reflect on the event itself and beyond. Some of the chapters address the colonial encounter and its lingering reverberations on the African sociopolitical landscape. Realising democracy and legitimacy in Southern.

      Former slave traders in humans and colonial thieves of other people’s countries have no credentials to qualify as champions of democracy and legitimacy in Africa. *Motsoko Pheko (Dr) is author of several books among which are: ‘The Hidden Side of South African . development and social equality for all South Africans and non-South Africans alike. Keywords: Traditional leadership, bureaucratic governance, democracy, Africa, South Africa Introduction The position of traditional authorities in many postcolonial African states remains unclear and their future under the new dispensation in highly contested.


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Democracy in Southern Africa: Moving Beyond a Difficult Legacy Article (PDF Available) in Review of African Political Economy 30(96) June with Reads How we measure 'reads'. The Limits to Liberation in Southern Africa: The Unfinished Business of Democratic Consolidation. The essays in this volume examine a developing political contradiction in Southern Africa represented by the fact that movements which spearheaded mass popular struggles for liberation from colonial rule have in power developed into authoritarian, undemocratic and increasingly corrupt ruling regimes.

Former slave traders have no credentials to qualify as champions of democracy and legitimacy in Africa. (Dr Motsoko Pheko is author of several books, among which are ‘The Hidden Side of South African Politics’; and ‘Towards Africa’s Authentic Liberation’).

In South Africa (Azania), Professor Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe was never liked by the West and their agents. He was imprisoned on Robben Island without even a mockery of a trial and later banished.

Former slave traders in humans and colonial thieves of other people’s countries have no credentials to qualify as champions of democracy and legitimacy in Africa. By Dr. Motsoko Pheko The writer is an author of several books among which include THE HIDDEN SIDE OF SOUTH AFRUCAN POLITICS and TOWARDS AFRICA’S AUTHENTIC LIBERATION.

Questions surrounding democracy, governance, and development especially in view of Africa have provoked acrimonious debates in the past few years. It remains a perennial question why some decades after political independence in Africa the continent continues experiencing bad governance, lagging behind socio-economically, and its democracy.

In South Africa, although restrictions have been eased, newspapers still retain a high degree of self-censorship." Participants strongly believed that the media should be free from state control and entrusted to professional journalists who, in areas such as Nigeria and southern Africa, have maintained a courageous commitment to press freedom.

Book Description. Each country in southern Africa has a unique history but in all of them socio-economic inequalities and high poverty levels weaken the governments’ legitimacy and represent a challenge to models of economic development.

One key issue appears to be the solution of. Realising democracy and legitimacy in Southern Africa. Pretoria: Africa Institute of South Africa, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Good; Africa Institute of South Africa.

Each country in southern Africa has a unique history but in all of them socio-economic inequalities and high poverty levels weaken the governments’ legitimacy and represent a challenge to models of economic development. One key issue appears to be the solution of the land question.

This vital concern affects both citizenship and democracy in the political systems of the region, yet no. Realising Democracy and Legitimacy in Southern Africa really liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published Want to Read saving /5(26). Former slave traders in humans and colonial thieves of other people's countries have no credentials to qualify as champions of democracy and legitimacy in Africa.

- Motsoko Pheko (Dr) is author of. in Southern Africa By Michael Neocosmos In a discussion of liberation and democracy in Southern Africa in the current globalised phase of capitalism, we need to start from one point: namely that the history of liberation and democratisation in Southern Africa cannot be a history of anything but a history of social and political transformation.

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The authors attempt to document and understand the political developments in the West Africa sub-region by analysing the adaptability of the concept of democracy, the legitimacy of the modern nation and the contribution of law, literature, international relations and local government to the democratic.

Realising Democracy and Legitimacy in Southern Africa by Kenneth Good ISBN | pages | x mm | | Africa Institute of South Africa, South Africa | Paperback. This book offers a historical analysis of the embattled structures of rural local governance in South Africa, with specific reference to the role of traditional authorities in Xhalanga in the Eastern Cape.

More specifically, the book illustrates how at least in the Xhalanga district chieftainship was contested from the establishment of the district in to the advent of democracy in South. Realising Democracy and Legitimacy in Southern Africa by Kenneth Good really liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published   In this regard, the Bill of Rights of the RSA, guaranteeing the fundamental right to life to everyone, is regarded as playing a pivotal role in the inclusive building of South Africa's new democracy.

Its legitimacy is, however, inevitably influenced by the prevalent legality of the democratic order as a whole [ 39, 40 ].The empirical analysis shows that democracy most likely contributes to higher growth rates in Sub-Saharan Africa, and that democracy has a larger positive effect on growth in Africa than globally.