Nelson Kasfir

Academic Appointments

Professor of Government, Emeritus

Curriculum Vitae
Silsby 201
HB 6108
B.A. Yale University
J.D. Harvard Law School
Ph.D. Harvard University

Selected Publications

"Guerrillas and Civilian Participation: The National Resistance Army in Uganda, 1981-86," Journal of Modern African Studies, vol. 43, no. 2: 271-296, June 2005.

"Sudan's Darfur: Is It Genocide?" Current History, vol 104, no. 682, lead article, May 2005.

“Uganda," in Countries at the Crossroads: A Survey of Democratic Governance, Sarah Repucci and Christopher Walker, eds., New York: Freedom House, 2004.

"Domestic Anarchy, Security Dilemmas and Violent Predation: Causes of Failure," in When States Fail, Robert Rotbert, ed., Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004.

"Movement, Democracy, Legitimacy and Power in Uganda," in No-Party Democracy in Uganda: Myths and Realities, Mugaju and Oloka-Onyango, eds., Kampala: Fountain Publishers, 2000.

Editor, Civil Society and Democracy in Africa: Critical Perspectives, London, Frank Cass, 1998.

"Civil Society, the State and Democracy in Africa," Commonwealth & Comparative Politics, vol. 36, no 2: 123-149, July 1998.

"No-Party Democracy' in Uganda," Journal of Democracy, vol. 13, no. 4: 49-63, April 1998.

"The Conventional Notion of Civil Society: A Critique," Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, vol. 36, no. 2: 1-20, July 1998.

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