Democracy and Social Peace in Divided Societies

Exploring Consociational Parties

  • Matthijs¬†Bogaards

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Matthijs Bogaards
    Pages 1-19
  3. Matthijs Bogaards
    Pages 20-41
  4. Matthijs Bogaards
    Pages 42-63
  5. Matthijs Bogaards
    Pages 64-80
  6. Matthijs Bogaards
    Pages 122-140
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 141-174

About this book


This unique comparative study examines minority representation and powersharing in Canada, Kenya, South Africa, Fiji, India, Malaysia, and Yugoslavia. Presenting a new concept of the 'consociational party', Bogaards explores how diversity differs within parties and why it matters for social peace and democracy.


Democracy social peace society comparative politics democracy Institution Peace

Authors and affiliations

  • Matthijs¬†Bogaards
    • 1
  1. 1.Jacobs University BremenGermany

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