How Is Power Shared In Africa?


Is African politics characterized by concentrated power in the hands of a narrow group (ethnically determined) which then fluctuates from one extreme to another via frequent coups? Employing data on the ethnicity of cabinet ministers since independence, we show that African ruling coalitions are surprisingly large and that political power is allocated… (More)


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