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Lords of Uhuru: the political economy of elite competition and institutional change in post-independence Kenya

@inproceedings{Bedasso2012LordsOU,
  title={Lords of Uhuru: the political economy of elite competition and institutional change in post-independence Kenya},
  author={B. Bedasso},
  year={2012}
}
  • B. Bedasso
  • Published 2012
  • Political Science
  • The post-independence history of Kenya is characterized by an unusual mix of stability with ever-lingering fragility. The high level of elite persistence in Kenya could be seen both as a cause and a result of this peculiar nature of the political economy of the country. This paper has the objective of studying the effects of historical elite competition and consolidation on political-economic stability and institutional transition in post-independence Kenya. The logic of the natural state is… CONTINUE READING
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