The Failure of Democracy in the Republic of Congo

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Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2008 - History - 309 pages
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Why did the democratic experiment launched in the Republic of Congo in 1991 fail so dramatically in 1997? Why has it not been seriously resumed since then? This book provides an analysis of more than fifteen years of Congolese politics. It explores a series of logical hypotheses regarding why democracy failed to take root in Congo.

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Structure Agency and the Collapse of Democracy
History and Political Culture as Context
Political Economy and the Trajectory of Multiparty Politics

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John F. Clark is associate professor of international relations at Florida International University.

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