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Presidential Term Limits in African post-Cold War Democracies: The Role of Political Elites

Anyaeze, Reginald Chima (2015) Presidential Term Limits in African post-Cold War Democracies: The Role of Political Elites. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) thesis, University of Kent. (KAR id:55672)

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Abstract

Why have attempts to repeal presidential term limits succeeded in some African countries and failed in others? What measures and pressures were required to demand and enforce presidential term limits compliance? The lack of precise and effective strategy to enforce term limits compliance seems to expose term limits to incipient repeals by incumbent presidents in Africa.

Since othe pressures achor around elite dissidence, the position of some political elites either for or against the removal of term limits explains why some presidents have succeeded and why others failed in repealing term limits in Africa.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD))
Thesis advisor: Basaran, Tugba
Thesis advisor: Azmanova, Albena
Uncontrolled keywords: Democracy, Political Elites, Presidential Term Limits, Convergence of Political Pressures
Subjects: J Political Science
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations
Depositing User: Users 1 not found.
Date Deposited: 23 May 2016 13:00 UTC
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2019 03:07 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/55672 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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