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Mutual Interdependence between Elites and the Poor

Chipiliro Kalebe-Nyamongo

in The Role of Elites in Economic Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199659036
eISBN:
9780191749032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659036.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There has been a growing recognition that politics matters in the distribution of resources in society. However, attempts to use a political economy ‘lens’ with which to explore causes of poverty and ... More


Patrons of the Poor: Caste Politics and Policymaking in India

Narayan Lakshman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069980
eISBN:
9780199081288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069980.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Why has there not been more progress with reducing poverty in India? Patrons of the Poor offers a rich and contemporary account of politics and policymaking in India, as it seeks to provide an answer ... More


Conclusion

Stephen Kosack

in The Education of Nations: How the Political Organization of the Poor, Not Democracy, Led Governments to Invest in Mass Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199841653
eISBN:
9780199949540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841653.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

After summarizing the book’s argument, this concluding chapter briefly analyzes several additional issues of interest to political economists. The first is the role of international actors and ideas ... More


A Political Economy Synthesis: The Food Policy Crisis

Derrill D. Watson II

in Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718574
eISBN:
9780191788017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The food price crisis revealed contradictions in creating food policy. Much of the common policy response can be explained by a benevolent, unitary government. To understand the variance between ... More


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