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Published: 27 February 2020

186 Pages


ISBN: 9780198851073

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Rural Democracy

Elections and Development in Africa

Robin Harding

Oxford Studies in African Politics and International Relations

  • Offers an important new argument about how African governments respond to electoral competition
  • Provides a significant new, and more optimistic, assessment of the operation of democracy in Africa
  • Includes previously unpublished evidence of systematic urban-rural differences in political support across Africa