Особенности этнополитической ситуации и развития партийно-политической системы Кении

Translated title of the contribution: Peculiarities of Ethno-political Situation and Development Political Party System in Kenya

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Abstract

The particular attention in the paper is paid to the analysis of evolution of party system of Kenya from its pre-independence stage to current situation. Key significance of the ethnic factor in the Kenyan politics is disclosed including its implications in the Constitution of Kenya. Central part of the paper is devoted to the details of the transition from the one-party authoritarian regime under Presidents Jomo Kenyatta and Daniel Moi to the multiparty democratic political process under Presidents Mwai Kibaki and Uhuru Kenyatta. Some light is shed on the role of political opposition in the establishment of current political system of Kenya and also on the specific features of Kenyan party system development. Extreme importance of ethnic mobilization in the electoral process as well as in the functioning of the main governmental institutions is stressed. Current political situation in the country is described in the final part of the paper.
Translated title of the contributionPeculiarities of Ethno-political Situation and Development Political Party System in Kenya
Original languageRussian
Pages (from-to)99-110
Number of pages12
JournalИзвестия Уральского федерального университета. Серия 3: Общественные науки
Volume161
Issue number12 (1)
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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