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Ethnicity, nationalism, and democracy in Africa

Ethnicity, nationalism, and democracy in Africa

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Published by Institute of Research and Postgraduate Studies, Maseno University College in [Maseno, Kenya] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnicity -- Africa.,
    • Nationalism -- Africa.,
    • Africa -- Ethnic relations.,
    • Africa -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Bethwell A. Ogot.
      ContributionsOgot, Bethwell A., Maseno University College. Institute of Research and Postgraduate Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN645 .E835 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination198 p. ;
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL340934M
      LC Control Number97980384

        "Nation, Ethnicity, And Citizenship: Dilemmas Of Democracy And Civil Order In Africa" published on 01 Jan by by:   () This paragraph is based on Eriksen, Ethnicity and Nationalism, pp. , , , , , () Young, `Nationalism, ethnicity and class', pp. Class thus has both an internal and external relationship to ethnicity in Africa, stimulating new patterns of conflict within and between groups.

      NATIONALISM ETHNICITY AND CLASS to consume its creators and those very close to it In all this it was the Special Branch which towered over all It became the rule of the Special Branch It is the tragic end of great man Hansen Similarly the mass single-party populist democracy model promised far more than could be delivered The Cited by: “The contributors to Ethnicity and Democracy in Africa refreshingly and convincingly remind us that ethnic attachments and democracy need not be mutually exclusive.”. Marie-Eve Desrosiers, African Studies Review The politics of identity and ethnicity will remain a fundamental characteristic of African modernity.

      Nationalism and Ethnicity: Africa. Nationalism can be best described as an awakening of a sense of national identity and patriotic loyalty to a country, a nation, or a nation-state. Broadly, African nationalism refers to resistance and protest movements against European colonial . Ethnic democracy is a political system that combines a structured ethnic dominance with democratic, political and civil rights for all. Both the dominant ethnic group and the minority ethnic groups have citizenship and are able to fully participate in the political process.


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Ethnicity and Democracy in Africa ethnicity and nationalism (Bayart ). And this, of course, is the methodological and theoretical basis of the importance of context and complex causality. Third, assuming that the number of ethnic groups in a particular nation-state in itselfFile Size: KB.

Nationalism and ethnicity in the horn of Africa / John Markakis Rethinking ethnicity: identification, hybridity and democracy / Aletta J. Norval Towards a normative theory of ethnicity: reflections on the politics of constructivism / Paris Yeros. Ethnicity and Nationalism in Africa features a series of 'constructivist' contributions by leading scholars in the field of ethnicity and nationalism, and explores the differences among those who have come to be known as 'constructivists'.

The contributors reflect upon ongoing methodological Pages: “The contributors to Ethnicity and Democracy in Africa refreshingly and convincingly remind us that ethnic attachments and democracy need not be mutually exclusive.”—Marie-Eve Desrosiers, African Studies Review.

About the Author. Bruce Berman is a professor of political studies at Queen's University, Ontario.4/5(1). This instructive collection of seven essays explores the range of theories that maintain that ethnic identities are socially and politically constructed, not primordial.

Debates about the nature of ethnic identity began in earnest about 20 years ago among social scientists studying Africa. Over the last decade, research and writing on the subject has mushroomed so much thatAuthor: Gail M. Gerhart. Ethnicity and Nationalism in Africa features a series of 'constructivist' contributions by leading scholars in the field of ethnicity and nationalism, and explores the differences among those who have come to be known as 'constructivists'.

The contributors reflect upon ongoing methodological. Similar Items. Ethnicity and nationalism in Africa: constructivist reflections and contemporary politics / Published: () Emotional and ethical challenges for field research in Africa: the story behind the findings / Published: () Ethnicity, hunter-gatherers, and the "other": association or assimilation in Africa / Published: ().

Ethnicity is more than skin color or physical characteristics, more than language, song, and dance. It is the embodiment of values, institutions, and patterns of behavior, a composite whole.

Suggested Citation: "Democracy and Governance in Africa." National Research Council. Democratization in Africa: African Views, African Voices.

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In fact, despite the rise of multiparty democracy on the continent, the electoral decision-making processes are often defined by vitriolic rivalries between clans and cultural groupings.

While agreeing that ethnicity predates colonial Africa, its prominence today is arguably a by-product of the balkanization of Africa by European powers.

By Paul Mbatia, Kennedy Bikuru & Peter Nderitu I. Introduction: Ethnicity and Multiparty Politics in Kenya By when Kenya’s movement towards democracy had intensified, the ruling party (KANU) decided to extract political mileage from ethnicity.

Many Kenyans thought, perhaps wrongly, that under democracy, there should be competitive politics, that parties would be free to. What are the origins of nationalism and why is it capable of arousing such intense emotions? In this major study, Azar Gat counters the prevailing fashionable theories according to which nations and nationalism are modern and contrived or 'invented'.

He sweeps across history and around the globe to reveal that ethnicity has always been highly political and that nations and national states have 2/5(1).An Introduction to African Politicsis the ideal textbook for those new to the study of this vast and fascinating continent.

It makes sense of the diverse political systems that are a feature of Africa by using familiar concepts, chapter by chapter, to examine the continent as a whole. The result is a textbook that identifies the essential features of African politics, allowing students to 5/5(1).Minority nationalism is a universal phenomenon.

As Walker Connor notes, countries affected by it. are to be found in Africa (for example, Ethiopia), Asia (Sri Lanka), Eastern Europe (Romania), Western Europe (France), North America (Guatemala), South America (Guyana), and Oceania (New Zealand).