The purpose of Putney Debates 2023 is to examine claims, now much announced and seemingly widely shared, that democracy is in trouble and in danger of collapsing, not only in the more fragile and unstable nations, but in the ancient home grounds, including the United Kingdom and the United States.
This lecture, by professor Pedro Fortes, provides an overview of democratic crisis in South America, focusing on stresses, and examining emerging issues in contemporary context. An empirical mapping of democracy in South American countries and theoretical discussion are provided.
This article examines the reasons behind the challenge of democracy in Africa and the sources of democratic potential in the continent. In addition, it conducts a mapping of democracy in the region in terms of constitutional endurance and implementation.
In this lecture, Dr. Zim Nwokora examines the reasons behind the challenge of democracy and the resources for democratic potential in Africa.