Redeeming the failed promise of democracy in Eritrea

@article{Connell2005RedeemingTF,
  title={Redeeming the failed promise of democracy in Eritrea},
  author={D. Connell},
  journal={Race \& Class},
  year={2005},
  volume={46},
  pages={68 - 79}
}
In 1991, after a long, arduous and highly dynamic struggle that transformed many of the bases of their society, the Eritrean people won their freedom. The attempt began to reconstruct their war-ravaged society. But, following the renewal of conflict with Ethiopia in 1998 and continuation of hostilities, many of those earlier gains have been set back and the movement towards popular democracy reversed. The nature of Eritrea’s post-independence state, the earlier struggle for gender equality and… Expand
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