Tag Archives: participation

The Politics of Participation

Editor: Nic Cheeseman

Participation is now a constitutional necessity in Kenya, but how should the government approach this new inclusivity? Nic Cheeseman explore the issue, as part of his regular column for the Daily Nation. 

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Participation, constitution-building, and democratisation

Abrak Saati, doktorand

Abrak Saati tells us about her latest research, which suggests that participation in constitution-building processes does not improve  a country’s prospects of democratisation. Abrak is a Researcher at the Department of Political Science, Umeå University

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Chiefs, democracy and popular participation: the case of Lesotho


In this blog, Motlamelle Kapa tells us about the dangers of ‘stakeholder participation’ in relation to the creation of local government policy in Lesotho. Motlamelle is Head of the Department of Political and Administrative Studies at the National University of Lesotho    

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