“Do not block the path of inquiry,” from The Essential Peirce: Selected Philosophical Writings, Volume 2 (1983-1913), edited by the Peirce Edition Project (Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 1998), 48. Used with the permission of Ernest Harburg.

Work

Mapping political cleavages and constituency links in Africa: the influence of economic shocks and institutions

Measuring the quality of democracy in Portuguese Speaking Countries

Party Systems in Young Democracies: Varieties of institutionalization in Sub-Saharan Africa

Routledge Studies on Political Parties and Party Systems

Bio

Edalina is a Research Fellow in Political Science at Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa. Her research interests comprise democratization, political institutions, elections, political parties and party systems, with a focus on Africa. Her work has been featured in Parliamentary Affairs, International Politics, Electoral Studies, Acta Politica, South European Society and Politics and Journal of Asian and African Studies etc. She is a regular contributor to the blogs Presidential Power and Africaeye and has recently published the book Party Systems in Young Democracies: Varieties of institutionalization in Sub-Saharan Africa (Routledge, 2018). She is currently developing a project on parliamentary activity, party-citizen linkages and political cleavages in Africa.