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We revisit the literature on modernization theory and note that the theory posits that both increases in wealth and increases in crime rates accompany modernization. T Read more
Transitions to competitive, multiparty politics in African countries during the 1990s were jubilantly welcomed, both on the continent and internationally. Today, Africans enjoy unprecedented opportunities to vote, and many still revel in greater... Read more
Just under half of South Africa's adult citizens think that the country's new system of local government is working well. Moreover, the level of popular approval varies sharply across provinces and may be declining over time. With reference to... Read more
Just under half of South Africa's adult citizens think that the country's new system of local government is working well. Moreover, the level of popular approval varies sharply across provinces and may be declining over time. With reference to... Read more
WP61: Citizens and the State in Africa: New results from Afrobarometer Round 3
This compendium reports on the findings from new questions and topic areas explored in Round 3 of the Afrobarometer, involving public attitude surveys conducted in 18 countries from 2005-2006. Read more
In May 2005, the Government of Zimbabwe launched Operation Murambatsvina (OM), a state-sponsored campaign to stifle independent economic and political activity in the country’s urban areas. Read more
Recent analysis by Ingelhart and Norris (2003) suggests that the observed gender gap between men and women in Western societies is shifting, from women being more conservative than men in ideology, electoral preference, and political attitudes (the “... Read more
Education is assumed to be an important influence on citizens’ understanding and endorsement of democracy, but whether this occurs in newly democratic societies with relatively low levels of educational provision is less clear. Read more
Democracy can not be reduced to the mode of appointment of leaders through free and transparent elections. It must also be understood more broadly by the "exercise of public reason", that is to say, by the existence of a public debate. In a... Read more
Where does public sentiments under Nigeria’s current Fourth Republic stand in relation to the democratic system. This paper examines the answer to this question. Read more

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