While neopatrimonialism has been a constant in politics in African states in recent years, its form & content is constantly changing and evolving.
While their natural aspects and influences should not be disregarded, famine and starvation must be viewed primarily as a breakdown in social and political systems.
While austerity may have had some success in reducing absolute debt levels in some states, it has been unsuccessful in reducing the magnitude of debt to GDP.
Structural Adjustment Policies were, rather than effective engines for economic development, in fact an smokescreen for the promotion and spread of global capitalism.
Due to unrealistic expectations associated with ‘thick’ reconciliation, ‘thin’ reconciliation offers practical realities and moral intent in post-conflict scenarios.
Colombia and international actors must begin tapping into a development policy that recognises the need to bridge political and civil society.
Though currently harmonised, China’s preferences as a rising economic power have become an important determinant of global economic governance.
Assessing the extent and characteristics of the impact of the “Arab Spring” on the political trajectory of Libya has proven a difficult task.
While an important source of aid in achieving local development, short-term volunteering is more suited to the volunteer than to the host community.
The Asian Development State emerged after WWII as an alternative and effective model of economic development when compared to the dominant US model.
Under the guise of women’s ‘empowerment’ and and ‘rights to ones own body,’ Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori disguised the economic ideology of the regime.