Development and the State in the 21st Century: Tackling the Challenges Facing the Developing World (Paperback)
An introduction to the contemporary challenges states in the developing world face, and to the ways in which they can build capacity to handle them. It examines the key institutions of the state, the challenges of institutional reform, and the importance of institutional reform in achieving development.
About the Author
Natasha Ezrow is Senior Lecturer at the University of Essex, UK, where she also serves as the Director of the International Development Studies Programme. Erica Frantz is Assistant Professor at Michigan State University, USA. She was previously a political analyst at the Institute for Physical Sciences, an intelligence-oriented think-tank in McLean, USA.Andrea Kendall-Taylor is an Analyst for the United States Government. She specializes in the political dynamics of autocracy, democratization, and political instability.