The Resource Democracy and elections in Africa, Staffan I. Lindberg, (ebook)

Democracy and elections in Africa, Staffan I. Lindberg, (ebook)

Label
Democracy and elections in Africa
Title
Democracy and elections in Africa
Statement of responsibility
Staffan I. Lindberg
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1969-
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Lindberg, Staffan I.
Dewey number
324.96/0329
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JQ1879.A5
LC item number
L55 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • NC Live e-Pub Central
  • ProQuest (Firm)
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  • Elections
  • Democracy
  • Africa
Label
Democracy and elections in Africa, Staffan I. Lindberg, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3318260
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-221) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction. The role of elections ; Why Africa? ; On regimes ; On elections and democracy ; Preindependence and postindependence elections in African nations ; Contemporary Africa's track record ; Outline of the book -- On democracy and elections. Making a conceptual choice ; Defining democracy ; Operationalizing democratic qualities of elections ; Data collection and processing -- Elections in Africa over time. Frequency and number of elections ; The democratic qualities, on average ; Democratic qualities of elections over time ; Conclusions -- The self-reinforcing power of elections. Going from bad to worse ; First, second, third, fourth and later elections ; A panel-group comparison ; Conclusions -- The causal effects of elections. Democratic qualities in society ; A missing factor of democratization ; Hypotheses and causal links -- Democratization by elections? Elections are associated with civil liberties ; Analyzing by countries ; Conclusions -- Comparative perspectives and reflections. The transition paradigm ; Corruption and democratization ; Stateness and social citizenship ; Lessons on consolidation ; Policy implications ; The power of elections in unfavorable conditions
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 227 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC3318260
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3318260
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3318260
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10188459
  • (OCoLC)923192374
Label
Democracy and elections in Africa, Staffan I. Lindberg, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3318260
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-221) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction. The role of elections ; Why Africa? ; On regimes ; On elections and democracy ; Preindependence and postindependence elections in African nations ; Contemporary Africa's track record ; Outline of the book -- On democracy and elections. Making a conceptual choice ; Defining democracy ; Operationalizing democratic qualities of elections ; Data collection and processing -- Elections in Africa over time. Frequency and number of elections ; The democratic qualities, on average ; Democratic qualities of elections over time ; Conclusions -- The self-reinforcing power of elections. Going from bad to worse ; First, second, third, fourth and later elections ; A panel-group comparison ; Conclusions -- The causal effects of elections. Democratic qualities in society ; A missing factor of democratization ; Hypotheses and causal links -- Democratization by elections? Elections are associated with civil liberties ; Analyzing by countries ; Conclusions -- Comparative perspectives and reflections. The transition paradigm ; Corruption and democratization ; Stateness and social citizenship ; Lessons on consolidation ; Policy implications ; The power of elections in unfavorable conditions
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 227 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC3318260
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3318260
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3318260
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10188459
  • (OCoLC)923192374

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