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Author O'Dwyer, Conor, 1972-
Title Runaway state-building : patronage politics and democratic development / Conor O'Dwyer.
Imprint Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.

Subject New democracies.
Democratization.
Bureaucracy.
Patronage, Political.
Nation-building.
Poland -- Politics and government -- 1989-
Czech Republic -- Politics and government -- 1993-
Slovakia -- Politics and government -- 1993-
Description 1 online resource (xv, 278 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-271) and index.
Contents The concept and causes of runaway state-building -- Constraining government patronage : different logics of party competition -- The runaway state-building phenomenon : patronage politics and bureaucratic rationalization -- Remaking the regions : the Europeanization of the state or domestic politics as usual? -- Local control : local parties and local state administrations -- A runaway welfare state? : postcommunist welfare politics -- Exporting the argument : party competition and state effectiveness in other new democracies.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780801889219 (electronic bk.)
0801889219 (electronic bk.)
0801883652 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780801883651 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 213306053
Additional Format Print version: O'Dwyer, Conor, 1972- Runaway state-building. Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006 0801883652 9780801883651 (DLC) 2005029018 (OCoLC)61859841