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The dominant party system in Uganda: Subnational competition and authoritarian survival in the 2016 elections

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This thesis studies the authoritarian dominant party system in Uganda during the 2016 general election. It focuses on how subnational competition within the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) prolongs the tenure of its leader, 30-year incumbent President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. In three districts where the NRM has been historically strong – Kyenjojo, Kayunga, and Bugiri – the thesis traces three processes to this end: the decentralisation and localisation of accountability politics ...

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SSD
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Politics & Int Relations
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2018-08-06

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