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Author Andreasson, Stefan.
Title Africa's development impasse : rethinking the political economy of transformation / Stefan Andreasson.
Imprint London ; New York : Zed, 2010.

Author Andreasson, Stefan.
Subject Economic development -- Africa.
Economic development -- Africa -- Regional disparities.
Africa -- Economic conditions.
Africa -- Economic conditions -- Regional disparities.
Africa -- Politics and government.
Description 1 online resource (258 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Note digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foundations for development in Southern Africa -- The elusive developmental nexus -- Beyond development -- Botswana: paternalism and the developmental state -- Zimbabwe: the failing state revisited -- South Africa: normalization of uneven development.
Summary "Orthodox strategies for socio-economic development have failed spectacularly in southern Africa. Neither the developmental state nor neoliberal reform seems able to provide a solution to Africa's problems." "Africa's Development Impasse analyses this failure and explores the potential for alternatives. Examining why Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa have been unable to overcome a debilitating colonial legacy, the book argues that it is time to rethink the political economy of development. Building on the path-breaking work of post-development theorists, Stefan Andreasson navigates a new way through the current development impasse." "This important fusion of theory with empirical case studies is essential reading for students of development politics and Africa."--Jacket.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781848135444 (electronic bk.)
1848135440 (electronic bk.)
9781842779712 (hbk.)
1842779710 (hbk.)
9781842779729 (pbk.)
1842779729 (pbk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9786612543463
OCLC # 609896807
Additional Format Print version: Andreasson, Stefan. Africa's development impasse. London ; New York : Zed, 2010 9781842779712 (OCoLC)316829400