n Journal of African Elections - The electoral system and conflict in Mozambique

Volume 2, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1609-4700



Extracted from text ... 67 67 THE ELECTORAL SYSTEM AND CONFLICT IN MOZAMBIQUE By Lu?s de Brito Dr Lu?s de Brito is Associate Professor of Political Anthropology at the Universidade Eduardo Mondlane. Caixa Postal 1558 Maputo Mozambique Tel: (258 - 1) 49 25 71 PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATIONS The idea of representative multiparty democracy is a dominant feature of the processes of political transition in many African countries today. This assigns an important role to the electoral system within the political framework of the continent. The electoral system can either enhance or hinder the development of the political system. In the first instance, it contributes ..

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