Does the African Middle Class Defend Democracy? : Evidence from Kenya

Cheeseman, Nic (2014). Does the African Middle Class Defend Democracy? : Evidence from Kenya. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Cheeseman, Nic
    Title Does the African Middle Class Defend Democracy? : Evidence from Kenya
    Volume/Issue No. 2014/96
    Publication Date 2014
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 18
    Language eng
    Abstract

    Barrington Moore famous line `no bourgeoisie, no democracy´ is one of the most quoted claims in political science. But has the rise of the African middle class promoted democratic consolidation? This paper uses the case of Kenya to investigate the attitu

    Keyword Policy sciences
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2014
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292308179
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