The Resource Democratic experiments in Africa : regime transitions in comparative perspective, Michael Bratton, Nicolas van de Walle

Democratic experiments in Africa : regime transitions in comparative perspective, Michael Bratton, Nicolas van de Walle

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Democratic experiments in Africa : regime transitions in comparative perspective
Title
Democratic experiments in Africa
Title remainder
regime transitions in comparative perspective
Statement of responsibility
Michael Bratton, Nicolas van de Walle
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Language
eng
Summary
"Efforts to install democracy in African countries are powerfully shaped by the continent's recent political and institutional legacies. In this book, Michael Bratton and Nicolas van de Walle analyze the significant political reforms undertaken by some 40 out of 47 sub-Saharan countries in the early 1990s, which included the first competitive elections in a generation. How can this wave of political liberalization be explained? Why did some countries complete a democratic transition, whereas others sustained only limited political reform or suffered authoritarian reversals? What are the long-term prospects for democracy in Africa? In the first study of its kind for sub-Saharan Africa, the authors propose systematic answers to these questions from a cross-national, comparative perspective and in the light of prevailing theories of democratization."--Jacket
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Bratton, Michael
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
JQ1879.A15
LC item number
B73 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Van de Walle, Nicolas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Democracy
  • Democracy
  • Africa
  • Démocratie
  • Democratización
  • Democracy
  • Politics and government
  • Democratisering
  • Politieke ontwikkeling
  • Démocratie
  • Demokratisierung
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
  • Afrique noire
  • África subsahariana
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
  • Afrique subsaharienne
  • Afrique subsaharienne
  • Afrika
Label
Democratic experiments in Africa : regime transitions in comparative perspective, Michael Bratton, Nicolas van de Walle
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-297) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1. Approaches to democratization -- Chapter 2. Neopatrimonial rule in Africa -- Chapter 3. Explaining political protest -- Chapter 5. Explaining political liberalization -- Chapter 6. Explaining democratic transitions -- Chapter 7. The prospects for democracy -- Conclusions: Comparative implications
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 307 pages
Isbn
9780521556125
Lccn
96034865
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35262370
  • (OCoLC)ocm35262370
Label
Democratic experiments in Africa : regime transitions in comparative perspective, Michael Bratton, Nicolas van de Walle
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-297) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1. Approaches to democratization -- Chapter 2. Neopatrimonial rule in Africa -- Chapter 3. Explaining political protest -- Chapter 5. Explaining political liberalization -- Chapter 6. Explaining democratic transitions -- Chapter 7. The prospects for democracy -- Conclusions: Comparative implications
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 307 pages
Isbn
9780521556125
Lccn
96034865
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35262370
  • (OCoLC)ocm35262370

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