n Africa Insight - Challenges of conflict, democracy and development in Africa, Khabele Matlosa, Jorgen Elklit, Bertha Chiroro (eds.) : book review

Volume 37, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0256-2804


The book tackles the debate whether democracy is a for economic development or "whether or not socio-economic development produces an environment that allows democracy to thrive". In their introduction, the editors note that following the end of the Cold War and the demise of apartheid, "democratic governance in Africa has been fairly impressive".

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