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Triggers and characteristics of the 2007 Kenyan electoral violence.

Abstract:

Following the disputed 2007 Kenyan Presidential election unprecedented levels of violence erupted across the country adding to the history of troubled elections in Africa. This paper offers quantitative and qualitative evidence on the issues that triggered the electoral violence, its incidence, and impacts. Using two surveys conducted before and after the election we find that one out of three Kenyans was affected by the violence regardless of their ethnicity and wealth. The chances of being ...

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Journal:
World Development
Volume:
40
Issue:
4
Publication date:
2012-04-05
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URN:
uuid:e81d1238-c05b-4eec-b6cc-781887ede1ad
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:15370
Language:
English

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