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Published: 18 March 2021

576 Pages


ISBN: 9780192894779

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Democracy, Elections, and Constitutionalism in Africa

Edited by Charles M. Fombad and Nico Steytler

Stellenbosch Handbooks in African Constitutional Law

  • Examines how multiparty democracy currently works in Africa using case studies from a wide range of African countries and considers ways in which to achieve constitutional democracy, a key component of constitutionalism
  • Provokes fresh, critical, and original thinking on how present challenges could be overcome and genuine democracy, constitutionalism, and the rule of law could be made a living reality in Africa
  • Explores how both African and international actors can support and strengthen electoral democracy by adopting a range of measures to promote good governance, constitutionalism, and the rule of law, most importantly the African Union's adoption of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance.