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Routledge handbook of democratization in Africa

Author: Gabrielle Lynch; Peter VonDoepp
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020. ©2020
Series: Routledge handbooks.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Routledge handbook of democratization in Africa.
New York : Routledge, 2019
(DLC) 2019012911
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabrielle Lynch; Peter VonDoepp
ISBN: 9781138081246 1138081248
OCLC Number: 1089012510
Description: xvii, 479 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: democracy in practice: diversity and complexity / Gabrielle Lynch and Peter VonDoepp --
Part 1: The politics and paths of regime development --
Neopatrimonialism and democracy / Rachel Sigman and Staffan I. Lindberg --
Pathways to democracy / Nic Cheeseman --
Post-conflict democratization and power-sharing / Andreas Mehler --
The impact of foreign aid / Tessa Devereaux Evans and Nicolas van de Walle --
Natural resources / Cyril Obi --
Part 2: Institutional dynamics --
Federalism and devolution / Mai Hassan --
The struggle for presidential term limits / Boniface Dulani --
Executive power and horizontal accountability / Landry Signe --
The politics of legislative development / Ken Ochieng' Opalo --
Judicial power / Rachel Ellett --
Militaries / Kristen A. Harkness --
Electoral administration / Mamoudou Gazibo --
Part 3: Political mobilization and voting dynamics --
Voting behavior / James D. Long --
Clientelism / Jorge Gallego and Leonard Wantchekon --
Campaign strategies / Eric Kramon --
Political parties and party systems / Alexander Stroh --
Opposition coalitions / Nicole Beardsworth --
The use of electoral violence / Dorina A. Bekoe and Stephanie M. Burchard --
Part 4: The politics of identity --
Christianity and democracy / Amy Patterson --
Islam and democracy / Brandon Kendhammer --
Gender politics / Martha C. Johnson and Melanie L. Phillips --
Ethnic politics / Dominika Koter --
Generational dynamics and the politics of youth / Ransford Gyampo --
Part 5: Social forces from below --
Public opinion and democratic legitimacy / Robert Mattes --
Civil society / Peter VonDoepp --
Digital media, networked spaces, and politics / Wisdom J. Tettey --
Popular protest and accountability / Lisa Mueller --
Urban politics / Danielle Resnick --
Part 6: The consequences of democracy --
Economic growth and development / Peter M. Lewis --
Corruption / Dominic Burbidge and Mark Philp --
Sexual minority rights / Kuukuwa Andam and Marc Epprecht --
Citizenship / Sara Rich Dorman.
Series Title: Routledge handbooks.
Responsibility: edited by Gabrielle Lynch and Peter VonDoepp.


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