Good Governance in the Era of Global Neoliberalism: Conflict and Depolitization in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa / Edition 1

Good Governance in the Era of Global Neoliberalism: Conflict and Depolitization in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa / Edition 1

by Jolle Demmers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415341167

ISBN-13: 9780415341165

Pub. Date: 08/31/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

"By making use of a wide range of in-depth case studies from various developing countries and post-communist states, this book analyzes the causes and effects of neoliberal restructuring and the process of depolitization that went with it. The contributors critically examine the contradictory nature of good governance and the consequences that have been seen to go…  See more details below

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"By making use of a wide range of in-depth case studies from various developing countries and post-communist states, this book analyzes the causes and effects of neoliberal restructuring and the process of depolitization that went with it. The contributors critically examine the contradictory nature of good governance and the consequences that have been seen to go with it." This important book provides a contribution to the literature on good governance. It will provide and interesting read for those with an interest in economics and development studies as well as being useful to policy makers and non-governmental organizations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415341165
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/31/2004
Series:
Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy Series
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Good governance and democracy in a world of neoliberal regimes1
2The political economy of neoliberal governance in Latin America : the case of Chile38
3'Que se vayan todos' : neoliberal collapse and social protest in Argentina67
4Governing Mexico's market democracy91
5Triple transition and governance in El Salvador116
6Playing Russian roulette : Putin in search of good governance134
7'Good governance' can make bad government : a study of international anti-corruption initiatives in Bosnia Herzegovina161
8Clanism and predatory capitalism : the rise of a neoliberal nomenklatura in Ukraine180
9Between globilization and sub-national politics : Russian think tanks and liberalism203
10'Bad governance' under democratic rule in Taiwan224
11The political economy of recovery in Indonesia246
12China's transition to industrial capitalism : tracking institutional reform265
13From new order to new world order : good governance and violence in Indonesia287
14Good governance, privatisation and ethno-regional conflict in Cameroon306
15Global neoliberalization and violent conflict : some concluding thoughts331

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