African Economies and the Politics of Permanent Crisis, 1979-1999 / Edition 1

African Economies and the Politics of Permanent Crisis, 1979-1999 / Edition 1

by Nicolas Van de Walle
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521008360

ISBN-13: 9780521008365

Pub. Date: 09/28/2001

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Seeking to discover why African economies have failed to grow and have lagged behind other regions of the developing world, de Walle (political science, Michigan State U.) offers a political explanation for the failure of reform and the persistence of economic crisis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

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Seeking to discover why African economies have failed to grow and have lagged behind other regions of the developing world, de Walle (political science, Michigan State U.) offers a political explanation for the failure of reform and the persistence of economic crisis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521008365
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Series:
Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Approaches to Africa's permanent crisis; 2. Patterns in economic reform implementation, 1979–99; 3. Decision making in post-colonial Africa; 4. Understanding state responses to the crisis; 5. The crisis and foreign aid; 6. Democratization and the prospects for change; 7. Conclusion.

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