Journal of
African Studies and Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Afr. Stud. Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2189
  • DOI: 10.5897/JASD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 229

Full Length Research Paper

“Normative Power Europe”? The European Union Democracy Promotion in Africa: A Focus on Ethiopia (Pre-April 2018)

Mitta, Gifawosen Markos
  • Mitta, Gifawosen Markos
  • Department of Governance and Development Studies, College of Social Science and Humanities, Wolkite University Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 20 January 2021
  •  Published: 31 January 2021


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