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Organized Section 44: Best Book Award

African Politics Conference Group Section Award Recipients

Best Book Award
The APCG Best Book Award Committee invites nominations for the 2013 award. To be eligible, books must have been published in English in 2013. Books should analyze an issue related to political science or international relations with special reference to Africa. The book should employ methodological techniques regarded as appropriate by any subgroup of contemporary political scientists. Edited volumes are not eligible. Translations of books written in a foreign language qualify if the translation was published in 2013.

Rachel Beatty Riedl
Authoritarian Origins of Democratic Party Systems in Africa (Cambridge University Press)
2012 Leonardo Arriola, University of California, Berkeley
Multiethnic Coalitions in Africa: Business Financing of Opposition Election Campaigns (New York: Cambridge University Press)
2012 Honorable Mention
M. Anne Pitcher, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Party Politics and Economic Reform in Africa’s Democracies (New York: Cambridge University Press)
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