Suriname’s history seemed to have led to entirely different interplay between the ethnic groups and their formation into political parties. In the case of Suriname, for example, the experiment with a model of consociation was one which seemed to be fraught with conflict. Indeed, this chapter focuses on a number of coups in Suriname and the attempts that were introduced by way of preventative mechanisms.


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  1. 1.Faculty of Social SciencesUniversity of the West IndiesSt. AugustineTrinidad and Tobago

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