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African social studies series ; v. 27.
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Introduction: traditional authorities and multi-party elections in Ethiopia / Kjetil Tronvoll & Tobias Hagmann Electoral politics in the Nuer cultural context / Dereje Feyissa Fishing for votes in the Somali region: clan elders, bureaucrats and party politics in the 2005 elections / Tobias Hagmann The family connection: inherited status and parliamentary elections in Dawro, southern Ethiopia / Data Dea Barata A revival of tradition? the power of clans and social strata in the Wolayta elections / Lovise Aalen Cynicism and hope: urban youth and relations of power during the 2005 Ethiopian elections / Daniel Mains Islam and politics: the EPRDF, the 2005 elections and Muslim institutions in Bale / Terje Ostebo We say they are Neftenya; they say we are OLF': a post-election assessment of ethnicity, politics and age-sets in Oromiya / Charles Schaefer Customary institutions in contemporary politics in Borana zone, Oromia, Ethiopia / Marco Bassi The 2005 elections in Maale: a reassertion of traditional authority or the extension of a nascent public sphere? / Donald L. Donham Epilogue: the 'new' Ethiopia: changing discourses of democracy / Kjetil Tronvoll.