Why would a dictator create constraints to their own power? Anne Meng explains to us in this week’s episode! Meng shares her expertise, which can also be found in her newly published article, “Winning the Game of Thrones,” and book, “Constraining Dictatorship.”
In other news, Kim and Rachel cover Ivorian elections, term limits, and the insurgency in Northern Mozambique.
Listen to the episode below!
Books from the Episode
Southern Politics in State and Nation by V.O. Key
Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
Other Links and Articles
“Are Efforts to Limit Presidential Power in Africa Working?” by Rachel Beatty Riedl
“So Many ‘Africanists,’ So Few Africans” by Zack Zimbalist
“The Genesis of Insurgency in Northern Mozambique” by David M. Matsinhe and Estacio Valoi
“Why Ethiopia’s Conflict Could Spill beyond Its Borders” by David Kampf
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