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Title Kenya's 2013 General Election : Stakes, Practices and Outcomes / edited by Kimani Njogu and Peter Wafula Wekesa.

Published Nairobi, Kenya : Twaweza Communications, Ltd., [2015]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (383 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Contents Cover; Copyright page; Title page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Notes on Contributors; Introduction; Drivers of 'Victory' and 'Loss'; Sources of the Mandate; References; Part I -- Drivers of 'Victory' and 'Loss'; The Land Question and Voting Patterns in Kenya; Introduction; The land question; The Constitution of Kenya (2010); The 2013 general election voting behaviour; Conclusion; Notes; The Triumph of Ethnic Identity over Ideology in the 2013 General Election in Kenya; Introduction; Multi-party elections in Kenya and the poverty of ideology.
Notes "A project by Twaweza Communications and Heinrich Boll Stiftung."
Contents The 2013 general election: Drivers of "Victory" and "Loss"Conclusion; References; Political Party Organisation in Kenya and the 2013 Elections: What Lessons for Democracy and Inclusion?; Introduction; Party politics after 2007-2008 post election violence (PEV); Organisation of political parties in the 2003 elections; Inclusivity and democratisation of political parties in Kenya; Conclusion; References; Political Parties and Coalition Politics in Kenyan General Election(s): The 2013 Presidential and General Elections; Introduction; Political parties: An overview.
Lessons learnt by the opposition from the 2002 and 2007 general electionsThe political party coalitions in 2002 /200; Conclusion; Notes; References; Insecurity and Election Outcomes: The Case of Kenya in 2013 General Elections; Introduction; Geographies of violence and the march towards 2003 elections; The Indian Ocean belt: Electoral violence in Tana River and Mombasa; Post-election violence: Bungoma-Busia; Implications of the violence on the State; Notes; References; Explaining and Mitigating Elections-Related Violence and Human Rights Violations in Kenya; Introduction.
A history of electoral violence and human rights violationsExplaining political violence in Kenya; Legitimacy of State institutions; A culture of impunity; Dealing with electoral-related violations; Notes; References; The Circus Comes to Town: Performance, Religion and Exchange in Political Party Campaigns; From the Street Notebook; Enter the politics of money; Romance sweeps into the theatre of the absurd; Speech acts and allied dances in the street; The power of prayer, praying for power; "Kuuza sura, [ha]wataki kuuza sera": What didn't they sell?!; Conclusion; Notes; References.
The Geopolitics of International Justice: ICC and Kenya's 2013 Presidential ElectionIntroduction; ICC and the sovereignty question: A brief overview; Enter ICC: The politics of intervention; ICC: A new electoral fault line; The geopolitics of the 2003 election; Integrity wars; Kenya's assertive foreign policy; Kenya's changing relations with the West; Looking East and South; Conclusion; Notes; From Sinners to Saints?: The ICC and Jubilee's Triumph in Kenya's 2013 Election; Notes; References; The ICC and Kenya's 2013 Elections: A Perspective from Kenyan Newspapers Editorial Cartoons.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Other author Njogu, Kimani, editor.
Wekesa, Peter Wafula, editor.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Elections -- Kenya -- 21st century.
Kenya -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9966028722 (electronic book)
9789966028723 (electronic book)