Cape Verde: the most democratic nation in Africa?

@article{Baker2006CapeVT,
  title={Cape Verde: the most democratic nation in Africa?},
  author={Bruce E. Baker},
  journal={The Journal of Modern African Studies},
  year={2006},
  volume={44},
  pages={493 - 511}
}
  • B. Baker
  • Published 1 November 2006
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Modern African Studies
This article examines the substance behind the claim that Cape Verde, a small archipelago state off the west coast of Africa, is the best country in Africa for political rights and civil liberties. Based on interviews conducted with 22 key informants in government, the judiciary, the legislature and civil society, it explores the electoral process, the political parties, the functioning of the National Assembly, civil and political rights, the judicial system, civil society and economic… 

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