Taxation and State-Building in Developing Countries: Capacity and Consent / Edition 1

Taxation and State-Building in Developing Countries: Capacity and Consent / Edition 1

by Deborah Brautigam
     
 

Explains why taxation is a vital topic in explaining weak government in the poorer world.See more details below

Overview

Explains why taxation is a vital topic in explaining weak government in the poorer world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521716192
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/10/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Deborah Brautigam is Associate Professor at American University, Washington D.C.

Mick Moore is Professorial Fellow in the Institute of Development Studies and Director of the Centre for the Future State at the University of Sussex.

Odd-Helge Fjeldstad is Research Director at the Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway and Director of the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: taxation and state-building in developing countries Deborah Bräutigam; 2. Between coercion and contract: competing narratives on taxation and governance Mick Moore; 3. Capacity, consent and tax collection in post-communist states Gerald M. Easter; 4. Taxation and coercion in rural China Thomas P. Bernstein and Xiaobo Lü; 5. Mass taxation and state–society relations in East Africa Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Ole Therkildsen; 6. Contingent capacity: export taxation and state-building in Mauritius Deborah Bräutigam; 7. Tax bargaining and nitrate exports: Chile 1880-1930 Carmenza Gallo; 8. Associational taxation: a pathway into the informal sector? Anuradha Joshi and Joseph Ayee; 9. Rethinking institutional capacity and tax regimes: the case of the sino-foreign salt inspectorate in republican China Julia Strauss; 10. Tax reform and state-building in a globalised world Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Mick Moore.

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >