Democratization Without Westernisation? Embedding Democracy in Local African Cultures

@article{Haangandu2019DemocratizationWW,
  title={Democratization Without Westernisation? Embedding Democracy in Local African Cultures},
  author={Privilege Haang’andu and D. B{\'e}land},
  journal={Politikon},
  year={2019},
  volume={46},
  pages={219 - 239}
}
ABSTRACT The main objective of this article is to propose an ideational approach to democratisation in Sub-Saharan Africa in response to existing democratisation literature that typically measures democratic success and failure in the region against Western-modelled constitutional democracy. The article argues that this ideational approach both explains the under-performance of democratic institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa and offers a tenable solution for remedying this situation. First, we… Expand
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