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Institutions and Democracy in Africa How the Rules of the Game Shape Political Developments

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ISBN-10: 1316602559

ISBN-13: 9781316602553

Edition: 2018

Authors: Nic Cheeseman

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Historically, African political institutions, such as the legislature, have been seen as weak and fragile, and vulnerable to manipulation, leading some to claim that Africa is "institutionless". However, recent developments such as the consolidation of presidential term-limits in a number of countries demonstrate that this depiction of the continent is no longer tenable. By drawing attention to how institutions can shape the practice of politics, this book demonstrates that electoral commissions, legislatures and judiciaries are vital to our understanding of contemporary Africa. This volume draws together cutting-edge work to explain how the rules of the game shape political developments…    
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Book details

List price: $42.95
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/22/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 394
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.06" long x 0.87" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English