Recognition and democratisation : ‘new roles’ for traditional leaders in sub-Saharan Africa

Abstract: The present working paper reviews recent literature on the role of traditional leaders in sub-Saharan Africa and discusses the potential consequences of the current waves of democratization and recognition of traditional leaders in decentralized governance.

Author(s): Kyed, Helene Maria; Buur, Lars

Source(s): , DIIS working paper; 2006/11 [34] p., 30 cm DIIS working paper 2006/11

Published: 2006 Danish institute for international studies (DIIS), Copenhagen (English

ISBN/ISSN: 87-7605-132-3/

Link: http://www.diis.dk/graphics/Publications/WP2006/DIIS%20WP%202006-11.web.pdf

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