Elections Without Democracy: Africa’s Range of Regimes

Issue Date April 2002
Volume 13
Issue 2
Page Numbers 66-80
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Today, Africa south of the Sahara has a relatively small number of both democracies and full-blown dictatorships, along with a large number of hard-to-define regimes that fit neither category.

About the Author

Nicolas van de Walle is Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Government at Cornell University and nonresident fellow at the Center for Global Development in Washington, D.C. His most recent book is Overcoming Stagnation in Aid-Dependent Countries (2005).

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