9783034308274 alkaline paper 9783035304015 e-book
Africa in development ; v. 13.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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What is democracy? Centripetalism : a competitive model of democracy Consociationalism : a quasi-cooperative model of democracy Democracy in pre-colonial and post-colonial Africa Ethnicity, religion, the judiciary and liberal democracy in a multi-ethnic society Godfatherism, privatisation of the state and diminution of political space Giovanni Sartori : political parties, party-less state and competitive democracy The unanswered national questions and the party model of democracy The party system and some specific issues Voting under the veil of ignorance and the belief in the people's power Cooperative collegial democracy : a workable model for Africa and multi-ethnic societies Epilogue : corruption and democracy : learning from the Nigerian experience.