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The abrogation of the electorate: an emergent African phenomenon

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This paper captures an emerging African phenomenon in which the form of democracy is brazenly used to invalidate its very substance. Drawing on particulars from Kenya, Zimbabwe, and Nigeria, we articulate the re-ascendance and re-invigoration of anti-democratic forces across Africa, and weigh up the challenge that violent erasure of the electoral sovereignty of citizens constitutes to democratic theory and practice.
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Keywords: Africa; Kenya; Nigeria; Zimbabwe; democracy; elections

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Program in African American and African Studies, University of California, Davis, CA, USA 2: Department of Sociology, University of Kansas, KS, USA

Publication date: 2011-04-01

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