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Introduction

Introduction  

Lise Rakner and Vicky Randall

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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Mar 2017
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9780191851001
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0101
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This edition examines the changing nature of politics in the developing world in the twenty-first century, with emphasis on the complex and changing nexus between state and society. It ... More
Politics in the Developing World

Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)  

Peter Burnell, Vicky Randall, and Lise Rakner (eds)

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Mar 2017
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.001.0001
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Politics in the Developing World provides an introduction to politics in the developing world. This fifth edition has been updated to address topical issues and themes, ... More
14. Democratization and Regime Change

14. Democratization and Regime Change  

Lise Rakner

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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Mar 2017
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0014
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This chapter explores the link between democratization and regime change in the developing world. It begins with a discussion of theories of democratization, along with recent trends and ... More
4. The Developing World in the Global Economy

4. The Developing World in the Global Economy  

Robert Ahearne

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0004
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This chapter examines the role of developing countries in the contemporary global economy. It first provides an overview of trends in the global economy, taking into account the ... More
5. The Developing World in International Politics

5. The Developing World in International Politics  

Stephen Hobden

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0005
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This chapter examines the role of developing countries in international politics. International relations, as a discipline, has traditionally overlooked the significance of the developing ... More
8. Religion

8. Religion  

Jeff Haynes

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0008
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This chapter explores the relationship between religion and politics. It first defines the concept of religion before discussing its contemporary political and social salience in many ... More
6. Inequality

6. Inequality  

Jenny Pearce

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0006
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This chapter examines the key conceptual debates on inequality that were common until the end of World War II and the birth of the field of ‘development’. Two inequality-related questions ... More
10. Civil Society

10. Civil Society  

Marina Ottaway

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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This chapter examines the concept of civil society. During the 1990s, civil society was a relatively obscure concept familiar mostly to scholars of Marxism. It then evolved into a ... More
11. Social Movements and Alternative Politics

11. Social Movements and Alternative Politics  

Siri Gloppen

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0011
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This chapter examines how social movements in the developing world and ‘bottom-up’ alternative politics, supported by new technology and globalized networks, can strengthen democracy. It ... More
12. The Modern StateCharacteristics, Capabilities, and Consequences

12. The Modern State: Characteristics, Capabilities, and Consequences  

Anna Persson

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0012
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This chapter examines the concept of the modern state in a developing world context. More specifically, it considers the characteristics and capabilities that define the modern state and ... More
15. Governance

15. Governance  

Lise Rakner

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0015
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This chapter examines the concepts of governance and, specifically, good governance. The good governance agenda and the indices developed to assess governance have been criticized for being ... More
7. Ethnopolitics and Nationalism

7. Ethnopolitics and Nationalism  

James R. Scarritt and Jóhanna K Birnir

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0007
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This chapter explores the relationship between ethnopolitics and nationalism, and more specifically how ethnic identity contributes to war and the amelioration of ethnic conflicts. It first ... More
9. Women and Gender

9. Women and Gender  

Vicky Randall

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0009
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This chapter explores the relationship between women/gender and political processes in the developing world. It begins with a discussion of the social context and ‘construction’ of gender, ... More
1. Changing Analytical Approaches to the Study of Politics in the Developing World

1. Changing Analytical Approaches to the Study of Politics in the Developing World  

Vicky Randall

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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Mar 2017
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0001
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This chapter discusses the main broad analytical approaches or frameworks of interpretation that have been used in studying politics in the developing world. It first considers two ... More
13. Violent Conflict and Intervention

13. Violent Conflict and Intervention  

Astri Suhrke, Torunn Wimpelmann, and Ingrid Samset

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0013
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This chapter analyses patterns of violent conflict in the developing world since the onset of decolonization. It examines shifts in how scholars and policymakers have understood such ... More
18. Human Rights

18. Human Rights  

Michael Freeman

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0018
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This chapter examines the concept of human rights, which derives primarily from the Charter of the United Nations adopted in 1945 immediately after World War II. It first provides a brief ... More
29. China and the Developing World

29. China and the Developing World  

Deborah Bräutigam and Yunnan Chen

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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Mar 2017
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9780191851001
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0029
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This chapter examines China’s South–South relations and how it has been shaped by the nature of the Chinese state: a highly capable, developmental state that uses an array of instruments to ... More
3. Institutional Perspectives

3. Institutional Perspectives  

Lise Rakner and Vicky Randall

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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Mar 2017
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9780191851001
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0003
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9780198737438
This chapter examines the role of institutions and how institutionalism is applied in the analysis of politics in the developing world. It begins with a discussion of three main strands of ... More

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