Regime Changes and Public Administration in Ghana

  • Isaac Kofi MensahEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_3553-1

Synonyms

Definitions

Regime: A system of government in place within a country at a particular point in time

Regime Change: The replacement of one system of government with another one

Ghana: A developing country located in West Africa

Public Administration: The implementation of government policy and programs

Introduction

Regime change is a phenomenon which has occurred or occurs in almost every country in the world. Regime change is considered as the replacement of one system of government or administration by another system. A regime change can either be democratic or nondemocratic such as a military takeover/unconstitutional seizure of power. The democratic change could be termed electoral regime, while the nondemocratic change may also relate to military regimes. These two types of regime changes have a significant effect on a country’s system of leadership, administrative systems, governance, or bureaucracy. The military regimes are...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Economics and ManagementJiangxi University of Science and TechnologyGanzhouChina