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‘Populism’ visits Africa: the case of Yoweri Museveni and no-party democracy in Uganda

By Giovanni M. Carbone

Abstract

This paper examines new forms of leadership that have developed in the latter part of the twentieth century with the rise of 'anti-political' or 'neo-populist' leaders, most visibly in Latin America. The paper considers whether these forms of leadership can be observed in Africa, with particular reference to the rule of Yoweri Museveni in Uganda since 1986

Topics: JC Political theory, DT Africa
Publisher: Crisis States Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science
Year: 2005
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:28171
Provided by: LSE Research Online

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