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Democratic contestation on the margins : regimes in small African countries

Author: Stephanie Matti; Claire Metelits
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This edited volume focuses on the democratic performance of regimes in some of the least populous countries on the African continent. Using a framework developed by Steven Levitsky and Lucan Way, each case study provides in-depth analysis of democratic contestation in the following arenas: electoral, judiciary, legislature, media and civil society. This volume also examines the key factors that push these regimes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
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Democratic contestation on the margins
(DLC) 2015003871
(OCoLC)900594736
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie Matti; Claire Metelits
ISBN: 9780739193440 0739193449
OCLC Number: 908031172
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Democratic contestation on the margins / Claire Metelits and Stephanie Matti --
Competitive authoritarianism and theories of regime change / Claire Metelits and Stephanie Matti --
Democratic contestation in Botswana / Nicola de Jager and Ian taylor --
Eroding democracy: competitive authoritarian drift in Benin --
Mathurin c. Houngnikpo --
Political uncertainty in Burkina Faso / Daniel Eizenga --
Democratic governance in the "new" Republic of Togo / Benjamin A. Okonofua --
Authoritarianism and geostrategic politics in Djibouti / Claire Metelits and Stephanie Matti --
Cycles of regime change in Guinea-Bissau / Davin O'Regan --
Listening to the margins / Claire Metelits and Stephanie Matti.
Responsibility: edited by Stephanie Matti and Claire Metelits.

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This edited volume adds to the growing body of knowledge on democratic and authoritarian regimes in sub-Saharan Africa, expanding the analysis to countries that have, to date, received scant  Read more...

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This volume examines a number of demographically small African countries, which are also among the least-studied countries on earth. Each case study will be of intrinsic interest to those seeking to Read more...

 
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