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Fiji's New Parliament and Democracy

Kumar, Avinash

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Parliaments play a crucial role in enhancing democracy, especially in countries that are transitioning from an authoritarian regime to a democratic system. Parliaments are perhaps more important for these countries because they have the potential to pioneer and embrace political change towards democracy (Ziegenhain 2008). In Fiji, the 2014 election and the subsequent return of the parliament were hailed as a positive step towards the restoration of democracy. More importantly, simply by...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Date published: 2016
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/142786

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