Military Elites and Democratization: Ghana and Nigeria
Anene, John N, Journal of Political and Military Sociology
MILITARY ELITES AND DEMOCRATIZATION: GHANA AND NIGERIA1
This study shows that intramilitary elite competitive politics between the military democrats and autocrats determine the nature of democratization in Ghana and Nigeria. Also, the duration of the democratic transition is linked to the resolution of the intramilitary democratization puzzle within the political military domain. It was also found that the political sociology of military coup behavior reveals the profiles of the military democratic and autocratic elite groups in the armed forces organization. Furthermore, the active support of retired ranking military elites for civilian electoral rule, since the 1990s, enhances …
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Publication information: Article title: Military Elites and Democratization: Ghana and Nigeria. Contributors: Anene, John N - Author. Journal title: Journal of Political and Military Sociology. Volume: 28. Issue: 2 Publication date: Winter 2000. Page number: 230+. © Dr. George Kourvetaris Winter 1996. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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