The Politics of Inclusive Development: Interrogating the Evidence (Paperback)

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The Politics of Inclusive Development: Interrogating the Evidence (Paperback)

By Sam Hickey (Editor), Kunal Sen (Editor), Badru Bukenya (Editor)

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It is now widely accepted that politics plays a significant role in shaping the possibilities for inclusive development. However, the specific ways in which this happens across different types and forms of development, and in different contexts, remains poorly understood. This collection
provides a state of the art review regarding what is currently known about the politics of inclusive development. Leading academics offer systematic reviews of how politics shapes development across multiple dimensions, including through growth, natural resource governance, poverty reduction,
service delivery, social protection, justice systems, the empowerment of marginalised groups, and the role of both traditional and non-traditional donors. The volume not only provides a comprehensive update but also a ground-breaking range of new directions for thinking and acting around these
issues. The book's originality thus derives not only from the wide scope of its case-study material, but also from the new conceptual approaches it offers for thinking about the politics of inclusive development, and the innovative and practical suggestions for donors, policy makers, and
practitioners that flow from this.
Sam Hickey is Professor of Politics and Development. He is the joint Director of Research within the DFID-funded Effective States and Inclusive Development (ESID) Research Centre and Associate Director of the Brooks World Poverty Institute. His research examines the politics of development andpoverty reduction, with specific reference to sub-Saharan Africa, and has been has published extensively in the leading development studies journals. This includes work on natural resource governance, social exclusion and adverse incorporation, citizenship and participation, social movements andNGOs, the politics of social protection, and the use of political analysis in international development. Kunal Sen is Professor of Development Economics and Associate Director of the Brooks World Poverty Institute. His research is on the political economy determinants of inclusive development, particularly within the DFID-UK funded Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, based inthe University of Manchester, of which he is the Joint Research Director. Professor Sen's most recent books are State-Business Relations and Economic Development in Africa and India (Routledge 2012) and Trade Policy, Inequality and Performance in Indian Manufacturing (Routledge 2008). He has alsopublished over 60 articles in leading economics and development journals and won the Sanjaya Lall Prize in 2006 and Dudley Seers Prize in 2003 for his publications. Badru Bukenya is a development analyst and practitioner. He completed his PhD at the Institute of Development Policy and Management (IDPM) and he worked as a Research Associate with the Effective States and Inclusive Development Centre (ESID), both at the University of Manchester. He is a lecturerin the department of Social Work and Social Administration at Makerere University Kampala. He has previously worked with Uganda's largest NGO called The AIDS Support Organisation (TASO). His research focuses on the politics of civil society, service delivery, social protection, state building, andcitizenship formation in Africa.
Product Details ISBN: 9780198788829
ISBN-10: 0198788827
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: January 17th, 2017
Pages: 416
Language: English