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About Alina Rocha Menocal

Alina Rocha Menocal is a research fellow in the politics and governance programme of the Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Articles by Alina Rocha Menocal

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Dawn Foster is Co-Editor at 5050 and a freelance journalist.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Egypt's transition: the democratic tests

The vigorous protests in Tahrir Square against Egypt's interim military rulers express the serious concerns of many Egyptians over the process of post-authoritarian change. Alina Rocha Menocal maps the problems of democratic transition and suggests how they can be overcome.

Democracy and development: towards Busan

The capacity of new or fragile democratic regimes to deliver development is being closely debated as international agencies prepare for a landmark summit in South Korea. The core issue at stake is presented by Alina Rocha Menocal.
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