Sökning: "authoritarian regimes"

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  1. 1. Sins of Omission and Commission The Quality of Government and Civil Conflict

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Universitetstryckeriet

    Författare :Hanne Fjelde; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; civil conflict; civil war; quality of government; corruption; patronage politics; governance; authoritarian regimes; Nigeria; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Sammanfattning : Is the risk of civil conflict related to the quality of government? This dissertation contributes to the quantitative research on this topic. First, it provides a more nuanced account of the role of the government in influencing the risk of civil conflict. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Competitive Elections in Authoritarian States Weak States, Strong Elites, and Fractional Societies in Central Asia and Beyond

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Författare :Fredrik M. Sjöberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; electoral competitiveness; authoritarianism; parliamentary elections; candidates; Kyrgyzstan; clan; ethnicity; clientelism; political parties; market reform; privatization; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Sammanfattning : Why do some authoritarian states have competitive elections? This study shows that whenever there is a balance of power between candidates, competitiveness will ensue. Electoral fraud is often widespread in autocratic states, but if no single candidate or party is in a position to monopolize electoral support the result will be competitive. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Between Militarism and Technocratic Governance : State Formation in Contemporary Uganda

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Författare :Anders Sjögren; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; state formation; civil society; militarism; governance; regimes; informalisation; public sector reform; health care; local politics; Masaka; Uganda; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : State-civil society relations in Africa have during recent decades been transformed in the context of economic liberalisation and state reform. This study explores state-civil society relations in contemporary Uganda, from 1986 to the present, in order to illustrate and explain the scope for and capacity of different social forces to create access to and democratise the state. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Institutional Impediments and Reluctant Actors – The Limited Role of Democracy Aid in Democratic Development

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Författare :Agnes Cornell; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; authoritarian regimes; Bolivia; democracy aid; democratic governance; democratic survival; democratization; democracy; foreign aid; Peru; public administration; regime change; staff turnover;

    Sammanfattning : Poverty reduction and societal modernization have traditionally been the main goals for development aid but increasingly, since the early 1990s, democracy and human rights have ascended in importance and democracy aid has been growing steadily, both in total amounts and as a share of the total aid package. This dissertation contributes to the understanding of the role of democracy aid in democratic development. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Uniting Against Autocrats - Opposition Coordination, Turnovers and Democratization by Elections

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Författare :Michael Wahman; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; authoritarianism; Democratization; election; party; opposition; coalition; ethnic; Africa; Kenya; Ghana; Senegal;

    Sammanfattning : As counter intuitive as it might sound, autocracy without elections is a rare combination today. Elections do not constitute democracy, but they can promote democratization. This dissertation studies the process of democratization through elections, focusing on the effect of opposition coordination. LÄS MER