IPSR - Volume 33, Number 1, January 2012

How ethnic are African parties really? Evidence from four Francophone countries
Matthias Basedau and Alexander Stroh

Problems in paradise? Challenges to future democratization in democratic states
Thomas Denk and Daniel Silander

Measuring effective democracy: A defense
Amy C. Alexander, Ronald Inglehart and Christian Welzel

Political attitudes and political participation: A panel study on socialization and self-selection effects among late adolescents
Ellen Quintelier and Marc Hooghe

Disjunctured narratives: rethinking reconciliation and conflict transformation
Adrian Little

Economic development and mass political participation in contemporary China: determinants of provincial petition (Xinfang) activism 1994–2002
Wooyeal Paik