Exam 3 Review

Public Opinion, Democracy, and Market Reform in Africa

(Bratton, Mattes, Gyimah-Boadi)



A Tale of Two Presidents

Nujoma (Namibia) and Kaunda (Zambia)

Figure 1.1

Public opiniondemocracy

Taking Account of Adjustment

Nigeria and Mali

Structural Adjustment Program

Figure 1.2

SAPPublic opinion


Part I Framework

Ch 1 Africas Hybrid Reimes

A Decade of Political Reforms, 1990-2001

Table 1.1

Two Decades of Economic Reform, 1982-2001

Table 1.2

Demand, Supply, and Regime Consolidation

Two intellectual traditions: Institutional and cultural

Demand and supply of democracy

Equilibrium and consolidation

Ch 2 Studying Public Opinion in Africa

Competing Theories, Rival Hypotheses





Performance evaluations

Toward a Learning Approach

Cognitive and awareness, performance evaluations

The Afrobarometer

An Appropriate Method?


Part II Popular Attitudes to Reform

Ch 3 Attitudes to Democracy

Figure 3.1, Table 3.1, Figure 3.2, Figure 3.3, Figure 3.4, Figure 3.5, Table 3.3,

Wide but shallow

Figure 3.5, Figure 3.7

Ch 4 Attitudes to a Market Economy

Table 4.1, Table 4.2, Figure 4.1, Figure 4.2, Table 4.4, Figure 4.4

Ch 5 Economic and Political Behavior

Table 5.2, Figure 5.1, Table 5.5, Figure 5.3, Figure 5.4


Part III Competing Explanations

Ch 6 The Structure of Society

Table 6.2, Figure 6.3, Table 6.3

Ch 7 Cultural Values

Figure 7.1, Table 7.3

Ch 8 Awareness of Public Affairs

Table 8.2

Ch 9 Performance Evaluations

Table 9.1

Ch 10 Institutional Influences

Table 10.2


Part IV Explaining Reform Constituencies

Ch 11 Modeling Attitudes to Reform

Table 11.1, Table 11.2

Ch 13 Deciphering Regime Consolidation

Figure 13.2