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How autocrats compete : parties, patrons, and unfair elections in Africa

Author: Yonatan L Morse
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
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"Preface and Acknowledgements: This book is an examination of the ways by which autocrats compete in unfair elections, and the underlying factors that structure those contests. The ideas that guide it were first discussed in graduate seminars held back in 2007, at a time when terms like competitive and electoral authoritarianism were just coming into vogue. Now, over 10 years later, the initial motivations for this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Morse, Yonatan L.
How autocrats compete.
Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018038594
(OCoLC)1040617561
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yonatan L Morse
ISBN: 9781108578837 1108578837
OCLC Number: 1076543663
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The puzzle of electoral authoritarian competition --
Ruling parties, international patrons, and electoral authoritarian competition --
Electoral authoritarian competition and the African experience --
The origins and structure of ruling parties in Tanzania, Cameroon, and Kenya --
Ruling party credibility and the management of elite competition --
Ruling party credibility and the sources of voter support --
The electoral consequences of international patronage --
Authoritarian competition in Africa's former single-party regimes --
Conclusions: the comparative study of electoral authoritarianism.
Responsibility: Yonatan L. Morse.

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This book is for students, researchers, and policymakers interested in unfair elections and African politics. It argues that how autocrats compete depends on the kind of relationships they foster  Read more...

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