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Africa and the Arab Spring: A New Era of Democratic Expectations

Title:
Africa and the Arab Spring: A New Era of Democratic Expectations
Format:
Paperback
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GPO Stock Number:
008-020-01642-0
ISBN:
9780160937095
Description

Excerpt from Africa and the Arab Spring: A New Era of Democratic Expectations:

The “Africa Center for Strategic Studies (ACSS) convened a Working Group of Africa democracy experts to take stock of the significance of the Arab Spring for African democracy. The objective was to evaluate the extent to which the Arab Spring would be a catalyst for further political change on the continent, the durability of such change, the influence of other drivers and counterweights to democratization, and their combined implications for African democracy in the coming years. Based on this analysis, the Working Group assessed priority actions that would be required of African and international actors to reinforce and sustain Africa’s nascent democratic structures. The insights from these deliberations have informed this ACSS Special Report[...]”

ITEM AVAILABLE DATE 02/08/17.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:
Executive Summary .......................................................................................1
A Year of Change ..........................................................................................3
Africa’s Checkered Democratic Progress..................................................4
Triggers and Drivers: Africa’s Changing Democratic Expectations ......7
Expanding Information and Communications Technology .................................................10
Deepening Civil Society......................................................................................................15
Emerging Institutional Checks and Balances.......................................................................16
Rapid Urbanization and Youth Bulge..................................................................................21
Rising Regional and International Standards.......................................................................22
Countervailing Forces .........................................................................................................26
Prospects For Democratic Transitions.................................................... 29
Implications for Africa’s Democratic Trajectory ...................................................................36
Africa’s Changing Governance Equation................................................. 42
Recommendations ....................................................................................... 45
Conclusion .................................................................................................. 55
Notes............................................................................................................ 57
Working Group Members...........................................................................61

Audience

This publication would benefit members of of the federal government and Congress; and networks of African, American, European, and international military and civilian leaders articulating African perspectives to U.S. policymakers.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$19.00
International Price:
$26.60
Publisher:
Defense Dept., Army, National Defense University, Africa Center for Strategic Studies, Africa and the Arab Spring Working Group
Author:
  • Siegle, Joseph
Year/Pages:
2011: 68 p.; ill.
Key Phrases:
  • ACSS Special Report 1
  • New Era of Democratic Expectations
  • Arab Spring
  • Africa
Weight:
0.5625
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Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
02/06/2017
Last Status Update:
09/27/2017
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