African Reckoning: A Quest for Good Governance


This book investigates how changing norms of sovereignty may promote better governance in Africa. It traces the evolution of the concept of sovereignty and assesses how state actors in Africa measure up to the norms inherent in the notion of sovereignty as responsibility. It also examines the question of accountability at regional and international levels.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Terrence Lyons
  • Goran Hyden
  • Michael Chege
  • Francis M. Deng
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Washington, DC
Publication year:
  • 1998