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Title Accountable government in Africa [electronic resource] : perspectives from public law and political studies / editors, Danwood Chirwa, Lia Nijzink.

Imprint New York : United Nations University Press, 2012.


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Description xvii, 302 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Accountable government in Africa: introduction / Danwood Chirwa & Lia Nijzink -- Post-apartheid accountability: the transformation of a political idea / Andrew Nash -- The politics of constitutional reform in Zambia: from executive dominance to public participation? / Neo Simutanyi -- Judicial independence and the judicialisation of electoral politics in Malawi and Uganda / Siri Gloppen & Fidelis Kanyongolo -- From parliamentary supremacy to judicial review: relations between parliament and the judiciary in Tanzania / Jwani Mwaikusa -- Judicial review of parliamentary actions in South Africa: a nuanced interpretation of the separation of powers / Hugh Corder -- Prosecutions, politics and the law: the way things are / Philip Stenning -- The civilianisation of prosecutorial services in Tanzania / Sifuni Mchome -- Accountable governance and the role of national human rights institutions: the experience of the Malawi human rights commission / Danwood Chirwa & Redson Kapindu -- Balancing independence and accountability: the role of Chapter 9 institutions in South Africa's constitutional democracy / Pierre De Vos -- Accountability compromised: floor crossing in Malawi and South Africa / Lia Nijzink -- Democracy within political parties: the state of affairs in East and southern Africa / Augustine Magolowondo -- Political parties in Malawi: an accountability analysis / Nandini Patel -- Family matters: the interplay between formal and informal incentives for accountability in Mali's local communities / Martin van Vliet -- Understanding local forms of accountability: initial findings from Ghana and Malawi / Diana Cammack -- External accountability meets accountability assistance: the case of legislative strengthening in Africa / Peter Burnell.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Government accountability -- Africa.
Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Chirwa, Danwood Mzikenge.
Nijzink, Lia.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789280812053 (pbk.)
9789280871746 (e-book)

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