Political Evolution and Democratic Practice in Uganda 1952-1996

Author: Ocitti, Jim
Year:2000
Pages:468
ISBN:0-7734-7860-4
978-0-7734-7860-2
Price:279.95
This volume refutes the claim that the present no-party political system in Uganda is more democratic than past systems, and examines the reasons why democracy has failed to take root there.

Table of Contents

Table of contents (chapter headings):
Preface
1. Introduction
2. Political Liberalisation and Change 1952-1962
3. Consolidation and Democratic Reforms 1962-19971
4. Shifting Political Forces and Military Dictatorship 1971-1979
5. In Search of Political Stability and Democratic Renewal 1979-1986
6. The national resistance movement and Prospects for Democracy
7. Conclusion
Appendix A: Eighteen Points for Amin’s coup on 25 January 1971
Appendix B: 1996 Presidential Election Results
Bibliography; Index
Tables and Figures