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Title

Disempowering new democracies and the persistence of poverty

Author

Mkandawire, Thandika

Description

This paper examines two processes taking place in developing countries. The first is the adoption of economic policies during a period of growing awareness of poverty. The second process is the increasing political empowerment of the majority of the population through processes of democratization.

File No

UNRISD-DG21

Agency

UNRISD

Date

January, 2006

Subject(s)

Developing countries, Economic policy, Poverty, Empowerment, Democratization

Pages

34