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Institutional Impediments and Reluctant Actors – The Limited Role of Democracy Aid in Democratic Development.

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Title: Institutional Impediments and Reluctant Actors – The Limited Role of Democracy Aid in Democratic Development.
Authors: Cornell, Agnes
Issue Date: 10-Jun-2013
University: University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
Institution: Department of Political Science ; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen
Parts of work: Cornell, Agnes. (Forthcoming). “Does Regime Type Matter for the Impact of Democracy Aid on Democracy?” Democratization.

Cornell, Agnes. “The Limited Effects of Democracy Aid on Regime Change.”

Cornell, Agnes. (Forthcoming). “Why Bureaucratic Stability Matters for the Implementation of Democratic Governance Programs.” Governance.

Cornell, Agnes and Victor Lapuente. “Administrative Structure and Democratic Survival.”
Date of Defence: 2013-09-20
Disputation: Fredagen den 20 september 2013, kl. 13:15, Sal 10, Universitetsbyggnaden, Vasaparken
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Studies in Politics
Keywords: authoritarian regimes
democracy aid
democratic governance
democratic survival
foreign aid
public administration
regime change
staff turnover
Abstract: Poverty reduction and societal modernization have traditionally been the main goals for development aid but increasingly, since the early 1990s, democracy and human rights have ascended in importance and democracy aid has been growing steadily, both in total amounts and as a share of the total aid package. This dissertation contributes to the understanding of the role of democracy aid in democratic development. It includes four papers, three of which analyze the role of democracy aid in democra... more
ISBN: 978-91-89246-58-4
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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