Using survey data from Bangladesh, India and Pakistan, it is shown that weakly institutionalised parties can lead to institutionalised party systems if parties are able to successfully co-opt the state and use state resources to supplement party deficiencies.
Based on interviews with 40 experts, this paper examines the threat that violent extremism poses to South Africa and the government’s response to this challenge.
This report is part of a series of papers on democracy, security, and violent extremism prepared for the Community of Democracies’ Democracy and Security Dialogue with the Brookings Institution’s Foreign Policy program and the Institute for Security Studies.
Schoeman, A. (2021). Evidence-Based Policymaking in the Face of State Capture: The use of evidence in South Africa’s Political Party Funding Reforms.
Schoeman, A. (2021). Electoral Politics in Africa since 1990, by Jaimie Bleck & Nicolas van de Walle, Party Politics. (Accepted).
Workshops and Conferences
Bringing Africa into International Relations theory – necessity, constraints and prospects. Contesting Boundaries. Understanding our Increasingly Complex World, University of Nottingham. 21 June 2018.
Party System Institutionalisation in non-Western democracies. Decolonisation and Research: Problematics, Challenges, Prospects and the Global South, University of Sussex. 2 May 2019.
Institutionalising Parties Through the State? 11th Düsseldorf Graduate Conference on Party Research, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf. 7-8 February 2020.