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Political development

Kingsbury, Damien 2007, Political development, 1st ed ed., Routledge, Abingdon, England.

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Title Political development
Author(s) Kingsbury, DamienORCID iD for Kingsbury, Damien orcid.org/0000-0001-9987-4688
Publication date 2007
Total pages 236
Publisher Routledge
Place of Publication Abingdon, England
Summary This book fills a growing gap in the literature on international development by addressing the debates about good governance and institution building within the context of political development." "This accessible volume returns the key issues of human rights and democratization to the centre of the development debate and offers the reader an alternative to the conventional approach to, and definition of, the idea of "development." Discussing political development in its broadest context, it includes chapters on democracy, institutional-building, the state, state failure, nation, human rights and political violence." "Providing new insights into political development, this comprehensive text can be used on advanced undergraduate and postgraduate courses in international development, comparative politics, political theory and international relations.
Notes Contents : Outline of political development -- Structure and agency -- The nation -- The state -- Civil and political rights -- Democracy -- Democratisation -- Institution building -- State and regime failure.
ISBN 0415401879
9780415401876
Edition 1st ed
Language eng
Field of Research 160609 Political Theory and Political Philosophy
Socio Economic Objective 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
HERDC Research category A1 Books - authored - research
ERA Research output type A Book
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30006822

Document type: Book
Collection: School of International and Political Studies
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