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System -- Development

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Decentralization and Popular Democracy

Governance from Below in Bolivia

Faguet identifies the factors that determine the outcomes of national decentralization on the local level

Carrots, Sticks, and Ethnic Conflict

Rethinking Development Assistance

Investigates whether international development assistance helps or aggravates ethnic strife

Changing Paths

International Development and the New Politics of Inclusion

2nd Edition

Explores how the world's disadvantaged may be enabled to claim a greater share of material wealth

Socialism After Hayek

Develops an ethical and economically feasible model of socialism, based on a novel synthesis of Hayekian market process theory, Marxian class theory, and an Aristotelian theory of justice

Rethinking Sustainability

Power, Knowledge, and Institutions

Provides important guideposts toward a more complete theory of sustainable human and economic development

A Civil Economy

Transforming the Marketplace in the Twenty-First Century

An accessible overview of the concept of the civil economy and how it works

Helping People Help Themselves

From the World Bank to an Alternative Philosophy of Development Assistance

Presents the argument that development is a transformative process that cannot be imposed from the outside

Fragments of Development

Nation, Gender, and the Space of Modernity

Offers an account of the construction of the national economy as an object of development policy

Integrity and Agreement

Economics When Principles Also Matter

Moral principle---not mere self-interest---drives rational decision making

The Street Porter and the Philosopher

Conversations on Analytical Egalitarianism

Leading economists explore the premise that all social interactions are exchanges among inherently equal human beings

Changing Paths

International Development and the New Politics of Inclusion

Explores how the world's disadvantaged may be enabled to claim a greater share of material wealth

Social Science Knowledge and Economic Development

An Institutional Design Perspective

Synthesizes various strands of social science research and thought, including evolution of thought about development in anthropology, sociology, political science, and growth economics

Population and Progress in a Yoruba Town

Argues that progress and fertility cannot be expected to follow a universal trajectory

International Capital Flows in Calm and Turbulent Times

The Need for New International Architecture

Provides a much-needed look at the role of international capital flows in recent financial crises

Democracy, Governance, and Growth

Demonstrates the importance of governance and social institutions to economic performance

Reinventing the State

Economic Strategy and Institutional Change in Peru

The first comprehensive political economic overview of Peru in over two decades

From Liberty to Democracy

The Transformation of American Government

An analysis of American political history using the economic framework of public choice theory

Harvesting Development

The Construction of Fresh Food Markets in Papua New Guinea

An examination of the global-local tension evident in much work on development issues through the example of fresh food markets in Papua New Guinea

Managing "Modernity"

Work, Community, and Authority in Late-Industrializing Japan and Russia

Compares industrial management in two late-industrializers—Japan and Russia—as a basis for an original theory of institution-building

Economic Reforms in Chile

From Dictatorship to Democracy

An analysis of the neoliberal reform in Chile during the last thirty years

The Evolution of Agrarian Institutions

A Comparative Study of Post-Socialist Hungary and Bulgaria

An examination of why private farming in the transition economies of East-Central Europe has not grown as quickly as expected

Out of the Red

Building Capitalism and Democracy in Postcommunist Europe

A comprehensive parallel study of two critical East-Central European transition economies

Defusing Democracy

Central Bank Autonomy and the Transition from Authoritarian Rule

A substantive focus on transitions to democracy combined with an analytical approach rooted in the political economy of institutions