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State Building in Boom Times: Commodities and Coalitions in Latin America and Africa

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State Building in Boom Times: Commodities and Coalitions in Latin America and Africa - Saylor, Ryan
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"State Building in Boom Times argues that commodity booms and coalitional politics are central to understanding the state building variation within and across Latin America and Africa. It shows how resource booms can trigger the provision of new public goods and institutional strengthening and thus help countries expand their state capacity. But these possibilities hinge on coalitional politics, as seen through six cases. Countries ruled by export-oriented coalitions (Argentina, Chile, and Mauritius) expanded their state ...

State Building in Boom Times: Commodities and Coalitions in Latin America and Africa 2014, OUP Us

ISBN-13: 9780199364954

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