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Distrusting democrats

outcomes of participatory constitution making
  • 246 Pages
  • 0.62 MB
  • English
University of Michigan Press , Ann Arbor
Constitutional history -- Uganda, Political participation -- Uganda, Democracy -- U
StatementDevra C. Moehler.
LC ClassificationsKTW172 .M64 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 246 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18730268M
ISBN 100472099930, 0472069934
ISBN 139780472099931, 9780472069934
LC Control Number2007019166

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Sure the percentage of DEMS in the media is very much higher now since that is the way of all cults. Democrats (61%) are more likely than Republicans (37%) to say they trust political leaders, with independents being the least trusting (30%) among the major political groups.

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Moehler Curriculum Vitae, Page 6 of 13 “Political Communication in Africa.” Lecture at Departement für Kommunikationswissenschaft und Medienforschung, Universität Freiburg, Freiburg, May “Mechanisms of Media Mobilization: A Field Experiment on Partisan Media in Africa.” (co.

Devra C. Moehler is an assistant professor at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Michigan and her first book, Distrusting Democrats: Outcomes of Participatory Constitution-Making () was published by University of Michigan Press.

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