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The role of elites in economic development [electronic resource] / edited by Alice H. Amsden, Alisa DiCaprio, and James A. Robinson.

Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (397 p.)
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
Studies in development economics.
UNU/WIDER studies in development economics
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Subjects:
Elite (Social sciences) -- Attitudes.
Endowments.
Power (Social sciences).
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Elites play a crucial role in the development process. The impact they have on growth and development exceeds their representation within a country. This volume uses case studies from South Africa to China to seek an understanding of the relationship between elites and economic development.
Contents:
pt. 1. Theoretical considerations
pt. 2. The formation and circulation of elites
pt. 3. The preferences of elites
pt. 4. Elites and state capacity
pt. 5. Grass-roots responses to elites.
Notes:
"A study prepared for the World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University (UNU-WIDER)."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
World Institute for Development Economics Research.
Amsden, Alice H.
DiCaprio, Alisa.
Robinson, James A.
ISBN:
0-19-871643-5
1-283-64390-1
0-19-163407-7
OCLC:
922971388