The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Politics

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Politics

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Politics brings together leading scholars to provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource on African politics ever produced. In over 100 peer-reviewed entries, readers will find authoritative overviews of the key methodologies and approaches, as well as all of the major topics in African politics, one of the fastest growing and most dynamic areas of political science. All of the articles appear online as part of the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics.

Editor in Chief

 Nic Cheeseman, University of Birmingham

Editorial Board

 Rita Abrahamsen, University of Ottawa

 Gilbert M. Khadiagala, University of the Witwatersrand

 Peace A. Medie, University of Bristol

 Rachel Beatty Riedl, Cornell University

 Etienne Smith, Sciences Po Bordeaux



Communication Technology and African Politics (Sharath Srinivasan, Stephanie Diepeveen)
Democracy Promotion in Africa (Oda van Cranenburgh)
East Africa: Regional Politics and Dynamics (Walter O. Oyugi, Jimmy Ochieng)
The Globalization of Protest in Africa (Marie-Emmanuelle Pommerolle)
Non-State Policing in Africa (S.J. Cooper-Knock)
Party Systems in Africa (Matthias Basedau)
The Politics of Language Education in Africa (Russell H. Kaschula, Michael M. Kretzer)
Populist Politics in Africa (Danielle Resnick)
Prisons in Africa (Jeremy Sarkin)
The Prospects and Challenges of Pan-Africanism (Toyin Falola, Chukwuemeka Agbo)
Reconsidering African Elections (Carolien van Ham, Staffan Lindberg)
Revisiting the African Renaissance (Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni)
Slum Politics in Africa (Jacqueline M. Klopp, Jeffrey W. Paller)
Welfare Politics in Africa (Jeremy Seekings)
Youth Politics in Africa (Ransford Edward Van Gyampo, Nana Akua Anyidoho)