Social Movements and Democracy in Africa: The Impact of Women's Struggle for Equal Rights in Botswana
This book examines social movements in Africa, analyzing how they emerge and how they may impact public policy, the legal and political situation, and the society by focusing on the following question: How do women's political and legal rights get extended and institutionalized in a patriarchal democratic society?
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1 Situating a Social Movement in Botswana
2 Human Rights and Social Movements in Africa
3 Social Movements and the State
4 Women and the State in Botswana
5 Emang Basadi in the Policy Process
6 The Impact of Emang Basadi
Social Movements in Africa
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Act CAP adopted Africa agenda responsiveness agenda-setting agenda-setting theory Beijing bills Botswana Democratic Party Botswana National Front Botswana society campaign capacity CEDAW challenge Citizenship Act civil society collective action Constitution Costain country’s courts cultural decision-making democracy democratic discrimination against women discriminatory laws Emang Basadi emergence empowerment en’s Gaborone gender government’s human rights impact implement Interview Kgotla Kriesi laws and policies liberal democracy major male members of parliament ment movement in Botswana movement’s demands NSMs opposition party participation people’s percent policy-making political education political opportunity structure political parties positions post-material Proposition protest Quett Masire related to women result role ruling party saliency Selolwane situation social move state’s status strategies strong success survey tactics Tarrow tion Tswana Unity Dow vote voters weak women in Botswana women’s agitation Women’s Conference women’s groups women’s issues Women’s Manifesto women’s move women’s movement women’s organizations women’s rights