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Staffan I. Lindberg
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Associate Professor

Staffan I. Lindberg


Department of Political Science

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Center for African Studies


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Selected articles, book chapters, and data sets available for download:

DISSERTATION

The Power of Elections: Democratic Participation, Competition, and Legitimacy in Africa. Lund Political Studies 134. Lund University: Department of Political Science, defended in December 2004.

BOOKS

Lindberg, Staffan I. (ed.) 2009. Democratization by Elections: A New mode of Transition. Johns hopkins University Press. NOT AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD! But you can get the Introduction here, and the final theory Chapter 13, is also available.

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2006a. Democracy and Elections in Africa. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. NOT AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD!

PEER REVIEW JOURNAL ARTICLES

Lindberg, Staffan I. forthcoming 2010. “What Accountability Pressures Do MPs in Africa Face and How Do They Respond? Evidence from Ghana” Journal of Modern African Studies 48(1).

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2009. “Democratization by Elections: A Mixed Record”. Journal of Democracy 20(3): 86-92.

Lindberg, Staffan I. (co-authored with Devra Moehler). 2009. “Narrowing the Legitimacy Gap: The Role of Turnovers in Africa’s Emerging Democracies”  Journal of Politics 71(4).

Lindberg, Staffan I. and Minion K. C. Morrison. 2008b. “Are African Voters Really Ethnic or Clientelistic?: Survey Evidence from Ghana.” Political Science Quarterly 123(1): 95-122.

Lindberg, Staffan I. and John F. Clark. 2008a. “Does Democratization Reduce the Risk of Military Interventions in Politics in Africa?”  Democratization 15(1): 86-105.

Lindberg, Staffan I. n.d. 2007c. 'Institutionalization of Party Systems? Stability and Fluidity Among Legislative Parties in Africa's Democracies.' Government and Opposition 42(2).

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2006c. 'The Surprising Significance of African Elections.' Journal of Democracy 17(1): 139-151.

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2006d. 'Better Turn the Other Cheek: The Effects of Opposition Behavior on Democratization.' Journal of Contemporary African Politics 24(1): 123-138.

Lindberg, Staffan I. and Minion K. C. Morrison. 2005a. 'Exploring Voter Alignments in Africa: Core and Swing Voters in Ghana.' Journal of Modern African Studies 43(4): 1-22.

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2005b. 'Consequences of Electoral Systems in Africa: A Preliminary Inquiry.' Electoral Studies 24(1): 41-64.

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2004b. 'Democratization and Women's Empowerment: The Effects of Electoral Systems, Participation and Repetition in Africa.' Studies in Comparative International Development Vol. 39(1): 28-53.

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2004a. 'The Democratic Qualities of Multiparty Elections: Participation, Competition and Legitimacy in Africa.' Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics 42(1): 61-105.

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2003. 'It's Our Time to "Chop": Do Elections in Africa Feed Neopatrimonialism rather than Counter-Act It?' Democratization 14(2): 121-140.

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2002b. 'Demokratiska val i Afrika.' Internationella Studier No. 4 (Winter). ('Democratic Elections in Africa' International Studies) NOT AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD!

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2001. 'Forms of State, Governance and Regime: Reconceptualising the Prospects for Democratic Consolidation in sub-Saharan Africa.' International Political Science Review 22(2): 173-199.

PEER REVIEWED CHAPTERS IN EDITED BOOKS

Lindberg, Staffan I. and Jonathan Jones. forthcoming 2010. “Laying a Foundation for Democracy on Undermining It?”, Chapter 11 in Bogaards, Matthijs and Françoise Boucek (eds.) Dominant Parties and Democracy. London: Routledge.

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2009. “Parliament in Ghana: Cooptation Despite Democratization.” Chapter 5 in Barkan, Joel (ed.) Emerging Legislatures in Emerging Democracies. Boulder, C.O.: Lynne Rienner.

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2009.  “A Theory of Elections as a Mode of Transition”. Chapter 13 in Lindberg, Staffan I. (ed.) Democratization by Elections: A New Mode of Transition?. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2009. “The Power of Elections Revisited”. Chapter 1 in Lindberg, Staffan I. (ed.) Democratization by Elections: A New Mode of Transition?. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Lindberg, Staffan I.  2009. “Introduction”.  In Lindberg, Staffan I. (ed.) Democratization by Elections: A New Mode of Transition?. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2006b. 'Why Do Opposition Boycott Elections?' Chapter 9 in Andreas Schedler (ed.) Electoral Authoritarianism. Boulder C.O.: Lynne Rienner.

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2002a. 'Problems of Measuring Democracy: Illustrations from Africa.' Chapter 7 in Göran Hydén and Ole Elgström (eds.) Development and Democracy: What have we learnt and how?, London: Routledge.

WORKING PAPERS ETC.

Weghorst, Keith R. and Staffan I. Lindberg.  2010. “Are Swing Voters Instruments of Democracy or Farmers of Clientelism? Evidence from Ghana”. Working paper 2010:17, Quality of Government Institute, University of Gothenburg.

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2010. “Some Evidence on the Demand Side of Private-Public Goods Provision by MPs” Working Paper No. 8 Overseas Development Institute, London: African Power and Politics Research Program.

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2010. “Variation in Performance Among Members of Parliament: Evidence from Ghana”. Working Paper No. 7 Overseas Development Institute, London: African Power and Politics Research Program.

Weghorst, Keith R. and Staffan I. Lindberg. 2009. “The Role of Private and Collective Goods in Elections: Evidence from Ghana.” Working Paper No. 5. African Power and Politics program. London: Overseas Development Institute.

Lindberg, Staffan I.  2009. “Byzantine Complexity: Making Sense of Accountability”. Working Paper No. 28, Political Concepts Series. International Political Science Association; Committee on Concepts and Methods.

Lindberg, Staffan I.  2009. “Member of Parliament of Ghana: A Hybrid Institution with Mixed Effects”. Working Paper No. 2. Overseas Development Institute, London: African Power and Politics Research Program.

Lindberg, Staffan I.  2009. “Accountability: Core Concept and Its Subtypes”. Working Paper No. 1. Overseas Development Institute, London: African Power and Politics Research Program.

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2008. “Elections and Violence in Africa”. Part of Chapter 4 “Managing the Post-Conflict Transition – Addressing Arms, Armed Actors and Elections in Africa: by R. Muggah, in African Development Report 2008.

Moehler, Devra and Staffan I. Lindberg 2007. "Narrowing the Legitimacy Gap: The Role of Turnovers in Africa's Emerging Democracies". Working Paper No. 88. Michigan State University: Afrobarometer Working Paper Series

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2007.”Government: Parliamentary.” In New Encyclopedia of Africa. 2nd Edition. Farmington Hills: Charles Scribner’s Sons.

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2002. “Demokratiska val i Afrika.” Internationella Studier No. 4 (Winter). (“Democratic Elections in Africa” International Studies)

Lindberg, Staffan I. 1998/1999. ”The Government, The Riksdag, State Agencies and NGOs on new grounds: Who issues Swedish Foreign Policy in UN Matters?”, Report on the project Evaluation of UN World Conferences 1990-1996 from a Swedish perspective, Council of Foreign Affairs, Parliament of Sweden. Stockholm: Riksdagens Utredningsserie: RDU4.

DATA SETS

You may freely download and use the following dataset on condition that if and when it is being used for any kind of publication and/or presentation, you notify the author.

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2009. Elections and Democracy in Africa 1989-2007. STATA file.

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2006. 'Elections and Democracy in Africa 1989-2003' File information and Coder\s Translation Guide. Pdf-file.

Lindberg, Staffan I. 2006. 'Elections and Democracy in Africa 1989-2003' SPSS portable data file.

   
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