International relations scholars, elections specialists and Africa watchers are advised to clear space on their book shelves. The Center for International Policy and Innovation (CIPI) and the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) are proud to announce the publication of Preventing Electoral Violence in Africa, an analysis of the contributors to electoral instability in Africa - and precautions that leaders can adopt to prevent violence from marring the electoral process. The volume is edited by Dr. Jendayi Frazer, CIPI Director and Distinguished Public Service Professor at Carnegie Mellon, and Dr. E. Gyimah-Boadi, Executive Director of CDD-Ghana and Professor of Political Science at the University of Ghana. Read the introduction, written by Dr. Frazer.
With the aim of expanding the dialogue in order “to ensure free and fair elections in which all of Africa’s people can safely exercise their democratic rights,” Preventing Electoral Violence in Africa is a practitioner’s guide providing first-hand accounts and lessons from scholars, political and civic leaders in the field. Read the news article for more details