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 Response to State Capture: The use of evidence in South Africa’s Political Party Funding Reforms.
Schoeman, A. (2021). Electoral Politics in Africa since 1990, Party Politics. (Accepted).