Decentralization and political opposition in contemporary Africa : evidence from Sudan and Ethiopia

Abstract: The impact of decentralization on political stability is examined, using the contrasting cases of Ethiopia and Sudan. In Sudan, inequitable decentralization opened the door for political opposition in the North to topple the regime, whereas equitable decentralization in Ethiopia led to stability.

Author(s): Green, Elliott D.

Source(s): , [26] p.

Published: 2011 London school of economics and political science (LSE)], [London (English



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