Development and democracy

new perspectives on an old debate
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University Press of New England , Hanover, NH
StatementSunder Ramaswamy and Jeffrey W. Cason, editors.
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Open LibraryOL22525278M
ISBN 101584652756

"Democracy and Development is a great book [It] is based on a rich data set covering most of the countries in the world from to and including dozens of variables.

With its quantitative skills it combines sophisticated analysis of the data." Latin American Politics and Society "This is the best defence of democracy of its by: Frieden's "Debt, Development and Democracy" is a rational-choice analysis of economic group interests (the "demand side" of political economy) in Latin America that seeks to explain widely differing political and economic outcomes in five countries who faced Cited by: The highly experienced contributors to this volume suggest there is a positive relationship between the two: more democracy implies more openness and checks and balances, and more accountability and less corruption―all of which is conducive to sustainable development.

The book is based on a series of lectures organized by the Society of International Development (SID), the : Paperback. The book deals with these questions at the theoretical and empirical levels, focusing first on the theory and then on case studies of the relationship between democracy and development in Botswana, India, South Korea, Chile, South Africa, China and the islands of the South s: 1.

Book Description. Development and Democracy confirms the robust relationship between levels of economic development and democracy, but suggests that globalization is a key variable in determining the tenuous nature of this relationship in the periphery of the world economy. It raises new questions about the role of social classes in democratization, and points to the importance of including the nature of the state as a factor in the study of democratization.

"Democracy and Development is a great book [It] is based on a rich data set covering most of the countries in the world from to and including dozens of variables. With its quantitative skills it combines sophisticated analysis of the data." Latin American Politics and Society "This is the best defence of democracy of its s: 4.

Democracy, Development and Decentralisa Unbound See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Unbound "Please Development and democracy book $ $ — Unbound $ 1 New from $ The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book Format: Unbound.

Recent world events have brought to the public s attention questions that have concerned politics experts and policy wonks for years: what is the relationship between democracy and development?This collection of essays addresses a range of issues surrounding this question, including: What comes first, democracy or development.

Is there a choice between democracy and stability. I read and abstracted this book for the Kettering Foundation.

It's a compilation of a series of lectures on, you guessed it, democracy and development. One prominent theme of the book is that democracy is indeed good for development, BUT only if democracy is conceived of as more than elections.3/5.

It is a commonplace claim of Western political discourse that capitalist development and democracy go hand in hand. Cross-national statistical research on political democracy supports this claim.

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By contrast, comparative historical studies carried out within a political economy approach argue that economic development was and is compatible with multiple political by:   Published in The question of whether democracy and development are allies or adversaries has long been debated and with the triumph of the democratic spirit worldwide the relationship between democracy and development has once again come to Cited by: 3.

Descriptive information, statistical analyses, and historical narratives are interwoven to gain an understanding of the dynamic of political regimes and their impact on economic development.

The often surprising findings dispel any notion of a tradeoff between democracy and development/5. Democracy and Development by Adrian Leftwich,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Development and Democracy. Ever since Deng Xiaoping opened up China’s economy more than 25 years ago, inaugurating an era of blistering growth, many in the West have assumed that political reform would follow.

Economic liberalization, it was predicted, would lead to political liberalization and, eventually, democracy. Many commentators have assumed a close connection between liberal democracy and economic development. In this book, Sylvia Chan questions this assumption and suggests a new theoretical framework, in which liberal democracy is 'decomposed' into economic, civil and political dimensions that can be combined in different ways, allowing for a range of 'institutional matrices'.Cited by: Descriptive information, statistical analyses, and historical narratives are interwoven to gain an understanding of the dynamic of political regimes and their impact on economic development and other aspects of material welfare.

The findings, several most surprising, dispel any notion of a trade-off between democracy and by: development field about the effects of electoral democracy on the development process. Some argue, for example, that the experiences of Korea, Taiwan, or Indonesia show that a strong authoritarian state is better able to engineer a successful process of economic development than an electoral democracy File Size: KB.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the s and s the countries of Latin America dea /5(7). Debt, Development, and Democracy. Jeffry A. Frieden. This book will be useful to those interested in comparative politics, international studies, development studies, and political economy more generally.

“Jeffry Frieden weaves together a powerful theoretical framework with comparative case studies of the region’s five largest debtor. Haymarket Books: books for changing the world.

Development and Democracy: Relations in Conflict examines the conflicting relations between technological development and democracy as they unfold in a new and ever more challenging environment.

Democracy and Development: A Complex Relationship by Pranab Bardhan University of California at Berkeley I Most of us, ardent democrats all, would like to believe that democracy is not merely good in itself, it is also valuable in enhancing the process of development. Of course, if we take a suitably broad concept of development to incorporate File Size: 56KB.

The relationship between economic development and political systems is of major importance in today's rapidly changing world.

This is the issue addressed in this volume by an international team of academics drawn from the social sciences. The chapters range from a theoretical exploration of the.

In other words, a true democracy is a daily plebiscite. This volume addresses the broad themes of development as freedom, equality and human ascent within the framework of democracy and decentralised governance. Fourteen : Ash Narain Roy, George Mathew. Sustainable Good Governance, Development and Democracy addresses this question and argues that this is the time for a forthright perspective of what went wrong and how this should be corrected to make headway in the model of governance, development and democracy in India.

The book argues that the three pillars of the State—the legislature, judiciary and executive—alone cannot accomplish these. This book will be useful to those interested in comparative politics, international studies, development studies, and political economy more generally. “Jeffry Frieden weaves together a powerful theoretical framework with comparative case studies of the region’s five largest debtor states.

Democracy, development and discontent in South Asia New Delhi: SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd doi: / Kukreja, Veena and Mahendra P. Singh, eds. Democracy, Development and Discontent in South Asia. New Delhi: SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd, doi: / Using an interdisciplinary approach, the book sheds new light on the paradoxes of the Indian state and its model of economic development.

The book provides a consolidated exploration and critique of the Kerala model, which usually has been portrayed as linear with the grand narrative of progress, development and democracy.

of democracy as a process and development as an outcome. The Note then goes on to assess some key (causal) linkages between democracy and development in Section III, discussing in particular modernisation theory and the emergence of democracy; the argument that democracy is a (pre)requisite for development, and the opposite argument that in fact.

Journal of Democracy "Democracy and Development is a great book [It] is based on a rich data set covering most of the countries in the world from to and including dozens of variables. With its quantitative skills it combines sophisticated analysis of the data.".

Date Published: 02/ Abstract: In this essay, I review recent research on the effects of economic development on democracy. On the theoretical side, for the first time there has been a systematic attempt to bring the types of formal models developed by economists and political scientists outside of comparative politics to bear on the origins of democracy.

The book highlights a paradox--while international migration is a cause and consequence of globalization, its effects on countries of origin depend largely on factors internal to those countries.

A rich portrait of the Indian migrant community, Diaspora, Development, and Democracy explores the complex political and economic consequences of Cited by: This book dissects and critically examines the matrix of Africa s multifaceted problems on governance, democracy and development in an attempt to proffer enduring solutions to the continent s long-standing political and socio-economic quandaries and hitches.The first book to examine the complex economic, social, and political effects of emigration on India, Diaspora, Development, and Democracy provides a conceptual framework for understanding the repercussions of international migration on migrants’ home countries.