Party-Voter Linkage in Africa Ghana and Senegal in Comparative Perspective

Parties in Africa are often described as organisationally and programmatically weak. On the other hand, they mobilise substantial numbers of voters at election time. This contradiction provokes an interesting question: How do political parties in Africa relate to the society? How do they mobilise th...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Osei, Anja
Format: eBook
Published: Wiesbaden VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012, 2012
Edition:1st ed. 2012
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Conceptual Problems of Party Research in Africa
  • Research Design and Methodology
  • Background: Party Formation in Africa
  • Democracy, the State and Political Parties in Africa Today
  • Political Parties in Ghana
  • Political Parties in Senegal
  • Political Parties in Ghana and Senegal in a Comparative View
  • Linkage Strategies in a Comparative View