Download Book Party Systems and Cleavage Structures in Southern Africa: Determinants of Party Success and Failure in Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zambia

    Party Systems and Cleavage Structures in Southern Africa: Determinants of Party Success and Failure in Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zambia
Authors Jürgen Langhanns (Author)
Year 2014
Publication Books On Demand
ISBN 9783738600742 , 9783735745064, 3735745067, 9783735721389, 3735721389
Language English
Format EPUB + Converted PDF
Price 10 $ 2 $ Ben discount

Abstract

The book examines the cleavage structures and the positioning of political parties in countries of Southern Africa including Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zambia. Each case compares the relevant cleavages according to the formulae set of Rae and Taylor with the policies of the competing political parties according to the Manifesto Research Group Wordscores analysis. The comparative perspective concludes with the definitions of Left, Right and Liberal in the context of the Southern Africa and shows determinant of party success and failure.