Dictators And Democracy In African Development

Dictators and Democracy in African Development
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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Category Political Science
Total Pages 308
ISBN 9781107081147
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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This book argues that the structure of the policy-making process in Nigeria explains variations in government performance better than other commonly cited factors.

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Dictators and Democracy in African Development
  • Author : A. Carl LeVan
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-11-17

This book argues that the structure of the policy-making process in Nigeria explains variations in government performance better than other commonly cited factors.

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Oil  Democracy  and Development in Africa
  • Author : John R. Heilbrunn
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-04-21

Oil, Democracy, and Development in Africa presents an optimistic analysis of the continent's oil-producing states. With attention to the complex histories, the interactions of key industry actors and policy makers, and the goals of diverse groups in society, this contribution fills a gap in the literature on resource-abundant countries. John

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Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa
  • Author : Sean Yom
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-11-28

The latest edition of this renowned textbook explores the states and regimes of the Middle East and North Africa. Presenting heavily revised, fully updated chapters contributed by the world’s leading experts, it analyzes the historical trajectory, political institutions, economic development, and foreign policies of the region’s nearly two

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Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy
  • Author : Professor Daron Acemoglu,Daron Acemoglu,James A. Robinson
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2006

This book systematically explains why some countries are democracies while others are not.

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Democratization in Africa
  • Author : National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Panel on Issues in Democratization
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 1992-02-01

The global movement toward democracy, spurred in part by the ending of the cold war, has created opportunities for democratization not only in Europe and the former Soviet Union, but also in Africa. This book is based on workshops held in Benin, Ethiopia, and Namibia to better understand the dynamics

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The Third Wave
  • Author : Samuel P. Huntington
  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Release Date : 2012-09-06

Between 1974 and 1990 more than thirty countries in southern Europe, Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe shifted from authoritarian to democratic systems of government. This global democratic revolution is probably the most important political trend in the late twentieth century. In The Third Wave, Samuel P. Huntington analyzes the causes

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The Taming of Democracy Assistance
  • Author : Sarah Sunn Bush
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-04-30

Most government programs seeking to aid democracy abroad do not directly confront dictators. This book explains how organizational politics 'tamed' democracy assistance.

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Dead Aid
  • Author : Dambisa Moyo
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2009-03-17

In the past fifty years, more than $1 trillion in development-related aid has been transferred from rich countries to Africa. Has this assistance improved the lives of Africans? No. In fact, across the continent, the recipients of this aid are not better off as a result of it, but worse—much

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Chad
  • Author : Hans Eriksson,Bjorn Hagstromer,Björn Hagströmer
  • Publisher : Nordic Africa Institute
  • Release Date : 2005

Also issued online.

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Competitive Authoritarianism
  • Author : Steven Levitsky,Lucan A. Way
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-08-16

Based on a detailed study of 35 cases in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and post-communist Eurasia, this book explores the fate of competitive authoritarian regimes between 1990 and 2008. It finds that where social, economic, and technocratic ties to the West were extensive, as in Eastern Europe and the Americas, the external cost

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Threat to Democracy
  • Author : Fathali M. Moghaddam
  • Publisher : American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Release Date : 2019

"This book was written because of the urgent need to gain a deeper understanding of the widespread decline of democracy and the unnerving movement toward dictatorship in the 21st century. We are confronted by serious and unexpected challenges to our freedoms and human rights. We need to gain a deeper

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Democracy  Dictatorship  and Default
  • Author : Cameron Ballard-Rosa
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-08-13

Politicians default on international debts to please key political supporters, depending on their capacity for voting or revolt.

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Contemporary Nigerian Politics
  • Author : A. Carl LeVan
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-01-17

Looks at how Nigeria's political parties compete for power in a context of transition, terrorism, and religious and ethnic tension.

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Defeating Dictators
  • Author : George B.N. Ayittey
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2011-11-08

Despite billions of dollars of aid and the best efforts of the international community to improve economies and bolster democracy across Africa, violent dictatorships persist. As a result, millions have died, economies are in shambles, and whole states are on the brink of collapse. Political observers and policymakers are starting

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Dictatorland
  • Author : Paul Kenyon
  • Publisher : Head of Zeus Ltd
  • Release Date : 2018-01-11

The dictator who grew so rich on his country's cocoa crop that he built a 35-storey-high basilica in the jungles of the Ivory Coast. The austere, incorruptible leader who has shut Eritrea off from the world in a permanent state of war and conscripted every adult into the armed forces.

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