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Civil society-based governance in Africa

Mbaye Lo

Civil society-based governance in Africa

theories and practices : a case study of Senegal

by Mbaye Lo

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Published by Society Studies Center in [Khartoum, Sudan] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil society

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMbaye Lo
    ContributionsMarkaz Dirāsāt al-Mujtamaʻ (Sudan)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ1879.A15 L57 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination218 p. ;
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25250344M
    ISBN 109994296833
    ISBN 109789994296835
    LC Control Number2011332777
    OCLC/WorldCa666432931

    governance.8 Different African countries have reacted with different strategies to the growing number 1 The New Partnership for Africa [s Development (NEPAD) Declaration (). 2 United Nations ZGood governance practices for the protection of human rights [ () 1. Participation in Eastern and Southern Africa edited by Taye Assefa A collection of twenty-four research papers presented at a regional conference convened by OSSREA on good governance and the roles of civil society, higher education, the media and culture, in .

    Part 2 Civil Society Organizations Working on Democratic Governance Policy Support for Democratic Governance Parliamentary Development Electoral Systems and Processes Justice and Human Rights E-governance and Access to Information Decentralization, Local Governance and Urban/Rural Development Public Administration Reform and Anti-corruption Part 3. The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit concluded last week and the delegations have returned home, but conversation about U.S. engagement with Africa still continues in DC. Two weeks ago, on the eve of the summit, CIPE and Freedom House initiated a dialogue on advancing political and economic freedom in Africa and on Wednesday, CIPE and the Society for International Development-Washington, DC .

    While comparing the interface of civil society roles with governance outcomes between the study regions, the data sets reveal four distinct scenarios, as described in Figure 4. Download: Download full-size image; Figure 4. Roles and outcomes vis-à-vis key aspects of civil society–governance Cited by: The Africa Portal is a research repository and an expert analysis hub on African affairs. 31 31 results (1) (9) (7) (10) (2) (1) (1) Subject. Accountability (6) Civil Rights (1) Civil society (2) Democracy (3) Developing countries (1) Diplomacy (2) Economic development (1) Elections (1) Failed states (1.


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Although it acknowledges the reality of civil society as a paradigmatic way of thinking about democracy and good governance, it questions the conception of civil society and its use for development in Africa.

The book argues that if the concept of civil society is to be successful, it has to capture fully and correctly most aspects of Africa's associational life without leaving out major portions of the socio-political.

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