Articles by Jeffrey Haynes

February 27, 2023

The democratic hopes of Ghana’s Jerry John Rawlings

Jeffrey Haynes
Jeffrey Haynes argues that one of Africa’s most controversial leaders, the late Jerry John Rawlings of Ghana, began his political career as a fiery revolutionary and ended it as a popularly elected president via a liberal democratic political system. What explains this volte face? Was it ideological conversion or expediency?
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Jeffrey Haynes
Emeritus Professor of Politics, London Metropolitan University

Jeffrey's areas of expertise are religion and international relations, religion and politics, democracy and democratisation, development studies and comparative politics and globalisation.

He is the author or editor of 60 books, the most recent of which is:

Revolution and Democracy in Ghana The Politics of Jerry John Rawlings By Jeffrey Haynes

Revolution and Democracy in Ghana: The Politics of Jerry John Rawlings
Routledge, 2023

Jeffrey is co-editor-in-chief of Democratization; associate editor for religion, Heliyon, and series editor of the book series Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics.

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