The Ethiopian Transition: Democratization or New Authoritarianism?

@article{Ottaway1995TheET,
  title={The Ethiopian Transition: Democratization or New Authoritarianism?},
  author={M. Ottaway},
  journal={Northeast African Studies},
  year={1995},
  volume={2},
  pages={67 - 87}
}
  • M. Ottaway
  • Published 1995
  • Economics
  • Northeast African Studies
The early 1990s became the age of instant democracy in Africa in the same way as the mid-1970s were the age of instant socialist transforma- tion. In both periods, a combination of internal pressures, the carrots offered and sticks wielded by outside supporters, and prevailing intel- lectual fashions led a considerable number of African regimes to pro- claim their allegiance to the ideology of the moment. With the benefit of hindsight, it is easy to conclude that those African countries that… Expand
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