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Disciplining Democracy: Development Discourse and Good Governance in Africa
Not very long ago, authoritarian forms of government were widely regarded as necessary for rapid economic growth and development, and Western donors supported dictatorial regimes in every continent. Today the political mantra is democracy, and the World Bank and Western donors require it almost as a condition of assistance. This thought-provoking book argues not simply tha ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published December 1st 2000 by Zed Books
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Rita Abrahamsen is in the Department of International Relations, University of Wales, Aberystwyth.More about Rita Abrahamsen...