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Title Friend or foe? : dominant party systems in Southern Africa : insights from the developing world / edited by Nicola de Jager and Pierre du Toit
Imprint Tokyo : United Nations University Press, 2013
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 人文社會聯圖  JQ2720.A979 F77 2013    AVAILABLE    30650020062622
Descript xiv, 218 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Published in 2013 in South Africa by UCT Press, an imprint of Juta and Company Ltd
The countries studied are Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe, with comparable coverage of four non-African nations: India, Mexico, South Korea, and Taiwan
Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction / Nicola de Jager and Pierre du Toit -- The political costs of privatisation : why democratic and authoritarian dominant parties meet their doom / Kenneth F. Greene -- The dominant party system and democracy : the Congress Party in India / Thiven Reddy -- Transitioning from a dominant party system to multi-party system : the case of South Korea / Joseph Wong -- From authoritarianism to nascent democracy in Taiwan : electoral elements of the Kuomintang-dominant regime / Yun-han Chu and Chung-li Wu -- Interrogating the dominant party system in Botswana / David Sebudubudu and Mokganedi Zara Botlhomilwe -- The politics and resource endowment of party dominance in Namibia : the past as the present and the future? / Andre du Pisani -- South Africa : a democracy in the balance / Nicola de Jager -- Heroes fall, oppressors rise : democratic decay & authoritarianism in Zimbabwe / Annemie Britz and Josephat Tshuma -- Conclusion : resources and the politics of dominant party systems / Pierre du Toit and Nicola de Jager
Subject Political parties -- Africa, Southern
Political parties -- Developing countries
Africa, Southern -- Politics and government -- 1994-
Developing countries -- Politics and government
Democracy -- Africa, Southern
Democracy -- Developing countries
Comparative government
Dominant-party systems
Alt Author De Jager, Nicola
Du Toit, P. van der P. (Pierre)
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