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Parties, factions and votes: a comparative study of electoral politics in post-colonial Namibia

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Since Africa’s ‘second liberation’ from authoritarianism at the beginning of the 1990s, political parties have assumed a critically important role in the processes by which social interests are articulated, institutions are legitimised and conflicts are managed. Many authors question the extent to which these organisations recognise the intrinsic value of free political competition, personal liberty, political accountability and social inclusion, although relatively few studies have attemp...

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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
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SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
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SSD
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Politics & Int Relations
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Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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