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The Resource Kenya's quest for democracy : taming leviathan, by Makau Mutua

Kenya's quest for democracy : taming leviathan, by Makau Mutua

Label
Kenya's quest for democracy : taming leviathan
Title
Kenya's quest for democracy
Title remainder
taming leviathan
Statement of responsibility
by Makau Mutua
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Product Description: Tracing the trajectory of postcolonial politics, Makau Mutua maps the political forces that have shaped contemporary Kenya. He also critically explores efforts on the part of both civil society and the political opposition to reform the state. Analyzing the tortuous efforts since independence to create a sustainable, democratic state, he uses the struggle over constitutional reform as a window for understanding the larger struggles confronting Kenyan society. Mutua uses the struggle over constitutional reform as a window through which to understand the larger struggles confronting Kenyan society
Member of
Action
digitized
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mutua, Makau
Dewey number
320.96762
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Challenge and change in African politics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kenya
  • Kenya
  • Kenya
  • Constitutional history
  • Political culture
  • Postcolonialism
Label
Kenya's quest for democracy : taming leviathan, by Makau Mutua
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- The reconstruction of the African state -- Africa and post-colonial trauma -- The constitutional history of Kenya -- The liberal democratic consensus -- The quest for a democratic constitution -- The institution of the review commission -- The national constitutional conference as process -- Matters of convergence -- Things fall apart -- The end game -- What must be done
Control code
ocn871258462
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 331 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781626371101
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)871258462
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Kenya's quest for democracy : taming leviathan, by Makau Mutua
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- The reconstruction of the African state -- Africa and post-colonial trauma -- The constitutional history of Kenya -- The liberal democratic consensus -- The quest for a democratic constitution -- The institution of the review commission -- The national constitutional conference as process -- Matters of convergence -- Things fall apart -- The end game -- What must be done
Control code
ocn871258462
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 331 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781626371101
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)871258462
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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