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Trust, ethnicity and integrity in East Africa: Experimental evidence from Kenya and Tanzania

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Political economy comparisons of Kenya and Tanzania have often found the political salience of ethnicity to be far higher in the former than the latter, with a negative impact on intercommunal trust. This difference has tended to be explained on the basis of the different kinds of leadership that the two countries experienced after independence. However, these findings have typically been demonstrated using aggregate or survey data. This paper assesses the salience of ethnicity at the individ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/rep.2016.20

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SIAS; African Studies
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
The Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
01
Pages:
88-123
Publication date:
2017-04-05
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EISSN:
2056-6085
ISSN:
0740-3194
Pubs id:
pubs:797486
URN:
uri:0d55438e-c3c4-42fe-ae03-2b8d0317afe4
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uuid:0d55438e-c3c4-42fe-ae03-2b8d0317afe4
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pubs:797486

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