The limits of civil society

26 Mar 2019 - 15:15

Institute Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Sishuwa Sishuwa gave the March 19 seminar on "The limits of civil society: Rethinking the third-term debate and the defense of democracy in Zambia." Zambia is often held as an example of the democratic gains that can result from a robust non-state sector capable of checking the power of the government. This research asserts that the capacity and the willingness of the unions and the churches to defend democracy have been overstated. Click here for more details.