Development Success: Statecraft in the South

Hardcover | June 14, 2007

byW. Mccourt, Willy McCourt

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We hear plenty of accounts of development failure, but what about success - how do we explain development policies that last the course, survive regime changes, and advance human and social development? This book draws on case studies of social, economic and political governance policies from Latin America, Africa and Asia to examine the circumstances in which governments and societies produce policies that overcome initial opposition and meet their aims.

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We hear plenty of accounts of development failure, but what about success - how do we explain development policies that last the course, survive regime changes, and advance human and social development? This book draws on case studies of social, economic and political governance policies from Latin America, Africa and Asia to examine ...

ANTHONY BEBBINGTON is Professor and WILLY MCCOURT is Senior Lecturer in human resource management, both in the Institute for Development Policy and Management at the University of Manchester.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublished:June 14, 2007Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230008216

ISBN - 13:9780230008212

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Preface * Introduction: A Framework for Understanding Development Success--W.McCourt & A.Bebbington * Political Competition Can Be Positive: Embedding Cash Transfer Programmes in Brazil--M. Melo * Managing the Indonesian Economy: Good Policies, Weak Institutions--B.Hofman * When Good Policies Go Bad, Then What? Dislodging Exhausted Industrial and Education Policies in Latin America--M.Grindle * Why Has Microfinance Been a Policy Success in Bangladesh?--D.Hulme & K.Moore * Behind 'Win-Win' - Politics, Interests and Ideologies in Successful Subsidized Housing Developments--D.Mitlin * Realizing Health Rights in Brazil: The Micropolitics of Sustaining Health System Reform--A.Shankland & A.Cornwall * The 'Nampula Model': A Mozambique Case of Successful Participatory Planning And Financing--D.Jackson * Explaining (and Obtaining) Development Success--A.Bebbington & W.McCourt