Item description for Constitutionalism in Africa. Creating Opportunities, Facing Challenges by J. Oloka-Onyango...
This collection of essays brings together critical and considered responses to matters of constitutionalism in the context of the most recent political evolutions in many African countries. They are concerned with the struggles for progressive constitionalism, and review historical developments and future challenges. Some specific subjects discussed are: pan- Africanism and constitutionalism; culture, ethnicity and citizenship with reference to Ruanda and Senegal; equality, discrimination and constitutionalism in Muslim Africa; gender and affirmative action in post-1995 Uganda; constitution making in Eritrea; and the challenges of antiquated constitutional doctrines and values in Commonwealth Africa. The contributors are prominent scholars in the fields of politics, law and human rights and include Ola Abu Zeid, Antonia Kalu, Ali Mazrui, Oloka-Onyanyo and Sylvia Tamale.
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Studio: Fountain Publ.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 1" Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2002
Publisher Fountain Publ.
ISBN 9970022717 ISBN13 9789970022717