From the electoral battleground to the parliamentary arena: understanding intra-elite bargaining in Uganda’s National Resistance Movement

@article{Collord2018FromTE,
  title={From the electoral battleground to the parliamentary arena: understanding intra-elite bargaining in Uganda’s National Resistance Movement},
  author={Michaela Collord},
  journal={Journal of Eastern African Studies},
  year={2018},
  volume={10},
  pages={639 - 659}
}
  • Michaela Collord
  • Published 1 October 2016
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Eastern African Studies
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