Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University and Director of the W.E.B. 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. He is the editor in chief of Oxford African American Studies Center (www.oxfordaasc.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2013. Contentious Politics and Political Violence, Political Values, Beliefs, and Ideologies, The African Union: Successes and Failures, Aid, Political Conditionality, and Other International Efforts to Support Democracy in Africa, Autochthony, Belonging, and Xenophobia in Africa, The Capacity of Decentralization to Promote Democracy and Development in Africa, Central Africa: Regional Politics and Dynamics, The Challenges of Making Research Collaboration in Africa More Equitable, Change and Continuity in African Electoral Politics Since Multipartyism, Changing Patterns of Political Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa, Citizenship Law as the Foundation for Political Participation in Africa, Colonial Rule and Its Political Legacies in Africa, Communication Technology and African Politics, Constitutions and Constitutional Reforms in African Politics, Democracy and the Question of Its Feasibility in Africa, The Democratic Dividend: Public Spending and Education Under Multipartyism, Diasporas and the Transnationalization of African Politics, East Africa: Regional Politics and Dynamics, Election Campaigns and Political Mobilization in Africa, Electoral Violence and Political Competition in Africa, Environmental Governance and the (Re-)Making of the African State, Experimental Research in African Politics, Federalism and Regional Politics in Africa, Governing Africa’s Seas in the Neoliberal Era, The Great Lakes in Africa: Regional Politics and Dynamics, Historical Approaches to African Politics, HIV and AIDS in Africa: Global Politics and Domestic Consequences, The Horn of Africa: Regional Politics and Dynamics, Ideas and Political Mobilization in Africa, Industrial Policy and Development in Africa, The International Criminal Court in Africa and the Politics of International Justice, International Relations in Africa in Theory and Practice, Interviews as a Means to Understand (and Silence) Contemporary Africa and Its Voices, The Judiciary and the Rule of Law in Africa, Land Grabs: The Politics of the Land Rush Across Africa, Land-Related Conflict and Electoral Politics in Africa, Oil and the International Politics of the African State, Organized Crime and Criminal Networks in Africa, The Political Barriers to Development in Africa, Political Competition Beyond Ethnic Politics in Africa, The Political Economy of War and Violence in Africa: A Hegelian and Marxist Interpretation, Political Parties and Political Economy in Africa's Democracies, 1990-2018, Political Parties and Regime Outcomes in Multiparty Africa, The Political Role of the African Middle Class: An Over-Politicization of an Elusive Category, The Politics of Language Education in Africa, The Politics of Public Broadcasters in Africa, The Possibility of Developmental States in Africa, Postcolonial Approaches to the Study of African Politics, Power Sharing as a Strategy to Resolve Political Crises in Africa, The Prospects and Challenges of Pan-Africanism, The Sahel: Regional Politics and Dynamics, The Separation of Powers in African Constitutionalism, Southern Africa: Regional Politics and Dynamics, Sovereignty as a Resource and Curse in Africa, The Structure and Performance of African Electoral Commissions, Surveys and Their Use in Understanding African Public Opinion, Tax, Politics, and the Social Contract in Africa, Trade Union Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa, Traditional Institutions of Governance in Africa, Traditional Leaders and Development in Africa, Trust and Social Relations in African Politics, Understanding and Deploying the Political Settlement Framework in Africa, Women, Equality, and Citizenship in Contemporary Africa, Women's Political Movements and Civil Society in Africa. 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