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Elections in dangerous places

democracy and the paradoxes of peacebuilding

by David Gillies

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montréal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violence politique,
  • Democracy,
  • Élections,
  • Conflict management,
  • Elections,
  • Démocratie,
  • Political violence,
  • Gestion des conflits

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by David Gillies
    ContributionsNorth-South Institute (Ottawa, Ont.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC328.6 E43 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxv, 305 p. :
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25096844M
    ISBN 100773539352, 0773539360
    ISBN 109780773539358, 9780773539365
    LC Control Number2011456575
    OCLC/WorldCa714268745

    Through a series of frank and incisive case studies of conflicted countries, contributors' chapters challenge the centrality and timing of elections as a key pillar of reconstruction at a war's end. And this new, hyperpartisan media created the perfect conditions for another dynamic that influenced the election, the rise of fake news. Aker and P. Macedonian teens campaigning for Trump.

    Although the book says little specifically on Darfur—or indeed Sudan—the whole argument is highly relevant to the Sudanese predicament, and especially the elections. Now, by far the most viewed media objects on Facebook, and therefore on the internet, were videos without transcripts or centralized repositories. A candid and important study of political turmoil, Elections in Dangerous Places provides valuable lessons and practical advice on how to better mitigate conflict and violence before, during, and after highly charged elections. Aker and P. Collier shows that it is simplistic and dangerous to assume that a post-conflict election represents an exit from the risks of war.

    To hear more feature stories, see our full list or get the Audm iPhone app. Its members were not just a committee of MPs working behind closed doors, but a mixture of elected politicians and ordinary people: 33 elected politicians and 66 citizens, drafted by lot, from both Ireland and Northern Ireland. Although the book says little specifically on Darfur—or indeed Sudan—the whole argument is highly relevant to the Sudanese predicament, and especially the elections. Collier and N. Aker and P. More by Author


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Sophisticated statistical and socio-economic research allows him to establish a predictable link between electoral behavior and patterns of violence: while warring parties may channel their rivalries into politics before an election, violence is likely to flare up again once the voting is over.

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ThroughBreitbart went from a medium-sized site with a small Facebook page oflikes into a powerful force shaping the election with almost 1. Ethnicity, not citizenship in a nation-state, is the basic identity marker in African nations, Collier concludes.

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More by Author If followed, bad things generally have a lot harder time happening. By exchanging views with elected officials, citizens could give much more relevant input than they could have in an election or a referendum. One key theme of the paper is that they were used to dealing with economic actors, who responded to costs and incentives.

Efficiency suffers under the electoral calculus, legitimacy under the continual need to distinguish oneself, while time and again, the electoral system ensures that the long term and the common interest lose out to the short term and party interests.

Yes, there is something distinctive and recognizable in English civilization. A very important, if under-developed, side argument in Wars, Guns, and Votes is that what drives rebellion is not grievance but feasibility.Wars, Guns and Votes: Democracy in Dangerous Places Kindle Edition by Given that sham elections tend to foment coups, it is in the interest of the regime to honor the election and transfer power rather than be left alone to deal with a potentially violent opposition.

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