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Research handbook on democracy and development, edited by Gordon Crawford, Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai

Research handbook on democracy and development, edited by Gordon Crawford, Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Research handbook on democracy and development
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edited by Gordon Crawford, Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai
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Elgar handbooks in development
Exploring and updating the controversial debates about the relationship between democracy and development, this Research Handbook provides clarification on the complex and nuanced interlinkages between political regime type and socio-economic development. Distinguished scholars examine a broad range of issues from multidisciplinary perspectives across Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East
Table Of Contents
Introduction to Research Handbook on Democracy and Development : an overview of the debates / Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai and Gordon Crawford -- PART I DEFINITIONS AND INTERLINKAGES -- 1 Democracy: contested concept with a common core / Svend-Erik Skaaning -- 2 Development: a multidimensional concept / Eija Ranta -- 3 Democracy and development: moving beyond the conundrum / Alina Rocha Menocal -- 4 Sen and development as freedom / Darley Jose Kjosavik -- PART II CAPITALISM, DEMOCRACY AND AUTOCRACY -- 5 Neoliberal democracy vs neoliberal authoritarianism: capitalism and democracy's global contest in the twenty-first century / Rita Kiki Edozie -- 6 Autocracy and variations in economic development outcomes / Carl Henrik Knutsen -- 7 Varieties of autocracy and human development / Andrea Cassani -- PART III REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES -- 8 Democracy and growth in Africa / Michael T. Rock and Marc Howard Ross -- 9 Democracy and development in Africa / Augustin Kwasi Fosu--, 10 Leaders, multiparty elections and developmental performances in sub-Saharan Africa / Giovanni Carbone and Alessandro Pellegata -- 11 Democracy and development in Latin America / Luis F. Angosto-Ferrández -- 12 Democracy and development in Asia / Aurel Croissant and Lars Pelke -- 13 Democracy and development in the MENA / Imad Salamey -- 14 Democracy, development and Islam / Michael T. Rock and Soli Ozel -- PART IV INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS AND AID POLICY -- 15 Corruption, democracy and development: the role of the European Union / Ina Kubbe and Liljana Cvetanoska -- 16 Human rights and development: civic engagement, approaches and outcomes / Bård A. Andreassen -- PART V DEMOCRACY AND CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION -- 17 Consociational democracy: compromise or collapse? / Allison McCulloch -- 18 Post-conflict reconstruction and democracy promotion / Alpaslan Özerdem -- 19 Transitional justice, transformative justice, democracy and development / Matthew Evans--, 20 South Africa: democracy and development in the post-apartheid era / Tom Lodge -- PART VI INEQUALITIES AND DEMOCRACY -- 21 Why inequality is democracy's catch-22 / Alina Rocha Menocal -- 22 Gender inequality and democracy in Africa / Gretchen Bauer -- 23 Horizontal inequalities and democracy / Frances Stewart -- PART VII DEEPENING DEMOCRACY -- 24 Participatory budgeting: contributions to reversing social and spatial priorities / Yves Cabannes -- 25 NGOs and the democratic space within Uganda's emerging oil sector / Badru Bukenya -- 26 Democratic decentralization and local development: insights from Morocco's advanced regionalization process / Sylvia I. Bergh -- PART VIII DEMOCRATIC DEVELOPMENT AND THE ENVIRONMENT -- 27 Representation, citizenship and the public domain: choice and recognition in natural resource decentralization / Jesse Ribot -- 28 Democracy, ideological orientation and sustainable development / Peter Söderbaum -- Index
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