One-Party Dominance in African Democracies

One-Party Dominance in African Democracies

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Is the dominance of one political party a problem in an emerging democracy, or simply an expression of the will of the people? Why has one-party dominance endured in some African democracies and not in others? What are the mechanisms behind the varying party-system trajectories? Considering these questions, the authors of this collaborative work use a rigorous comparative research design and rich case material to greatly enhance our understanding of one of the key issues confronting emerging democracies in sub-Saharan Africa.
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  • Hardback | 250 pages
  • 149.86 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 521.63g
  • Boulder, CO, United States
  • English
  • 1588268691
  • 9781588268693
  • 2,001,666

About Renske Doorenspleet

Renske Doorenspleet is associate professor in the Department of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Warwick. She is author of Democratic Transitions: Exploring the Structural Sources of the Fourth Wave. >br>Lia Nijzink is senior researcher in the Law, Race and Gender Research Unit at the University of Cape Town. Her recent publications include Accountable Government in Africa: Perspectives from Public Law and Political Studies.
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