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Electoral Systems and Democratization in Southern Africa.

Author: Reynolds.
Publisher: Oxford University Press : Oxford University Press.
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This is a comparative study of the effect of institutional design on representation, political stability, and inter-ethnic/racial accommodation in the emerging democracies of Southern Africa. The  Read more...


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Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Reynolds.
ISBN: 0198295103 9780198295105
OCLC Number: 473788717
Notes: DatabaseOxford Scholarship Online.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Defining and Measuring the Trajectory of Democratization ; 2. Defining the Intervening and Explanatory Variables ; 3. Choosing an Electoral System ; 4. Majoritarian or Power-Sharing Government ; 5. Plurality Case Study Election Results: Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe ; 6. PR Case Study Election Results: South Africa and Namibia ; 7 ; 8 Cross-Country Comparisons: Legislative and Executive Inclusion ; 9. Conclusion: The Case for Democratic Optimism
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an important contribution to comparative theory, the comparative analysis of democratic institutions, and the comparative study of African politics. Shaheen Mozaffar, Representation, 37 (1). Reynolds Read more...

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