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Dictators and democracy in African development : the political economy of good governance in Nigeria

Author: A Carl LeVan
Publisher: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Series: African studies series, 130.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book argues that the structure of the policy-making process in Nigeria explains variations in government performance better than other commonly cited factors.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Carl LeVan
ISBN: 9781107081147 1107081149 9781107440951 1107440955
OCLC Number: 890814209
Description: xix, 282 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction; 1. A theory of institutions, preferences, and performance; 2. Veto players in Nigeria's political history since independence; 3. The impact of Nigeria's veto players on local and national collective goods; 4. Analytic equivalents in Ghana and Zimbabwe; 5. Madison's model unbound.
Series Title: African studies series, 130.
Responsibility: A. Carl LeVan, American University.

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'... while LeVVan's original, sophisticated and dense study will mostly appeal to postgraduate students and established scholars researching Nigeria, it also has much to offer those working in the Read more...

 
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