TITLE

"Peace and Order are in the Interest of Every Citizen": Elections, Violence and State Legitimacy in Kenya, 1957-74

AUTHOR(S)
Willis, Justin
PUB. DATE
January 2015
SOURCE
International Journal of African Historical Studies;2015, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p99
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented which explores the history of political violence and elections in Kenya. Emphasis is given to topics such as the legitimacy of violence in political stability, rivalry between the Kenya African National Union party and the Kenya African Democratic Union party, and the conceptualization of peace and social order in the electoral process.
ACCESSION #
108802139

 

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