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Communication and the democratic process in Africa

Communication and the democratic process in Africa

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Published by African Council on Communication Education in [Nairobi, Kenya?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Mass media -- Political aspects -- Africa -- Congresses.,
    • Mass media -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Africa -- Congresses.,
    • Democracy -- Congresses.,
    • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960- -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsAfrican Council on Communication Education., ACCE Conference (6th : 1988 : Jos, Nigeria)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsP95.82.A4 C6 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 112 p. ;
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2024930M
      LC Control Number90981592


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The reform of broad-casting, telecommunications, the state information agency, and the. Peasant Organisations and the Democratisation Process in Africa edited by Mohmoud Ben Romdhane, Sam Moyo.

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This book should be core reading for anyone with an interest in Africa.' Jan Servaes, editor-in-chief, Communication for Development and Social Change: The Global Journal. principles such as human rights and the basic norms of democratic governance. We have to overcome numerous challenges while designing and executing an inclusive and participatory constitutional process in Nepal.

First and foremost is the challenge of creating popular pressure to make the constitutional process inclusive and participatory.

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the democratic process in the western contemporary societies. Interweaving all the above-mentioned, the notion of the public political communication emerges as well as its potential to capture public opinion and interact with it in the socio-political context.

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Democratization in Sub-Saharan Africa: Processes and Obstacles Case Studies: Ghana, Nigeria, DR Congo This focus on the electoral process has later often been criticized as narrow, overly minimalistic, and insufficient.

Indeed, it is not hard to be misled by an oversimplified understanding of these forced to adopt a more democratic. Communication is thus a network of interactions and naturally the sender and the receiver keep on changing their roles.

Another aspect of communication is the deployment of a code consisting of arbitrarily evolved symbols and the determination of the appropriateness of their use in given situations, leading to the emergence of diverse communication patterns.

The article argues that good governance can endure only in conditions of relative economic prosperity and development. In conditions of extreme poverty, democracy cannot prosper.

To the extent that the process of structural adjustment has increased poverty in Africa, it has undermined the process of democratization and made it much more difficult.

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