Alexander Stroh / Charlotte Heyl

Diffusion versus Strategic Action? The Creation of West African Constitutional Courts Revisited

GIGA Working Paper, No. 239, November 2013
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GIGA Authors

Prof. Dr. Alexander Stroh is a political scientist, an assistant professor of African politics and development policy at the University of Bayreuth, and an associate at the GIGA Institute of African Affairs.

Dr. Charlotte Heyl

Research Fellow
Speaker Research Team

Dr. Charlotte Heyl is a research fellow at the GIGA Institute of African Affairs. In her doctoral thesis she investigated the influence of constitutional courts on democratic elections in Madagascar and Senegal. Currently, she works in the DFG-funded project “The (In)stability of Presidential Term Limits in Africa and Latin America: Assessing the Impact of Tenure-Rule Reforms on the Political Regime.”

Recent Publications by the Authors

Charlotte Heyl

Senegal (1970-2016): presidential term limit reforms never come alone

in: Alexander Baturo / Robert Elgie (eds.), The politics of presidential term limits, Oxford University Press, 2019, 339-361

Charlotte Heyl

The judiciary and the rule of law in Africa

in: Oxford University Press (ed.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia , Oxford University Press, 2019

Christian von Soest / Alexander Stroh

Comparisons across World Regions: Managing Conceptual, Methodological, and Practical Challenges

in: Ariel I. Ahram / Patrick Köllner / Rudra Sil (eds.), Comparative Area Studies: Methodological Rationales and Cross-Regional Applications, New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018, 66-84

Julia Grauvogel / Charlotte Heyl

Democracy in Africa: Against All Odds

GIGA Focus Africa, 07/2017