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The fate of Africa's democratic experiments : elites and institutions

Author: Leonardo Alfonso Villalón; Peter VonDoepp
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2005.
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Does democracy have a future in Africa?

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Fate of Africa's democratic experiments.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004030445
(OCoLC)57414663
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leonardo Alfonso Villalón; Peter VonDoepp
ISBN: 9780253003119 0253003113
OCLC Number: 965475249
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 324 pages .)
Contents: Elites, institutions, and the varied trajectories of Africa's third wave democracies / Peter VonDoepp and Leonardo A. Villalón --
Repetitive breakdowns and a decade of experimentation : institutional choices and unstable democracy in Niger / Leonardo A. Villalón and Abdourahmane Idrissa --
Tribulations of a successful transition : institutional dynamics and elite rivalry in Mali / Leonardo A. Villalón and Abdourahmane Idrissa --
Democratic legitimacy in Benin : institutions and identity in a regional context / Bruce A. Magnusson --
Collapse of the democratic experiment in the Republic of Congo : a thick description / John F. Clark --
Shaky foundations, adverse circumstances, and limited achievements of democratic transition in the Central African Republic / Andreas Mehler --
Fate of Madagascar's democracy : following the rules while eroding the substance / Richard R. Marcus --
Institutions, resources, and elite strategies : making sense of Malawi's democratic trajectory / Peter VonDoepp --
Democracy unrealized : Zambia's third republic under Frederick Chiluba / David J. Simon --
Assessing adaptation to democratic politics in Mozambique : the case of Frelimo / Carrie Manning --
Democratization in a divided urban political culture : Guinea-Bissau / Joshua B. Forrest --
Democratic governance in Africa at the start of the twenty-first century : lessons of experience / Michael Chege.
Responsibility: edited by Leonardo A. Villalón and Peter VonDoepp.
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