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Social ties amongst lower-income citizens shape support for vote-buying candidates

Jöst, Prisca and Lust, Ellen (2022) Social ties amongst lower-income citizens shape support for vote-buying candidates. Africa at LSE (30 Aug 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Across Kenya, Malawi and Zambia, political candidates often attempt to buy the votes of the most socio-economically deprived communities. But new research from Prisca Jöst and Ellen Lust argues that social cohesion in these communities are instrumental in determining the levels of support for candidates who attempt to buy their voters.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2022 12:42
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2022 12:42
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/116468

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