Africa

Africa

In Defiance of Democracy

Streaming Video - 2005
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Throughout Africa, democracy has long been touted as the cure for the continent's ongoing unrest. But can such a form of government flourish in countries where extreme poverty is the norm and violence is the chief tool of statecraft? Spanning the continent from Libya to South Africa, this program seeks to understand Africa's complex political situations, addressing the "Big Man" syndrome and the one-party state, the destabilizing effects of armed conflict, the mismanagement of industry and natural resources, and strained relations with the industrialized world.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005]
Copyright Date: ©2001
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (56 min.) : sound, color, digital.
Alternative Title: In defiance of democracy

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