Parliaments, Politics, and Governance: African Democracies in Comparative Perspective

  • Wil Hout


This chapter focuses on the relationship between features of national political systems, many of which relate to the functioning of national parliaments, and the quality of governance. Throughout, I make use of data from a number of recent datasets on political institutions and governance.


Political System Political Institution National Income Electoral System Liberal Democracy 
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© M.A. Mohamed Salih 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wil Hout
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  1. 1.Institute of Social StudiesThe HagueThe Netherlands

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