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Book review: The limits of institutional reform in development

Kuecken, Maria (2013) Book review: The limits of institutional reform in development. LSE Review of Books (24 Aug 2013). Blog.

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Abstract

"The Limits of Institutional Reform in Development: Changing Rules for Realistic Solutions." Matt Andrews. Cambridge University Press. February 2013. --- Developing countries commonly adopt reforms to improve their governments yet they usually fail to produce more functional and effective governments. In this book Matt Andrews argues that reforms often fail to make governments better because unrealistic initiatives do not fit developing country contexts and are not considered relevant by implementing agents. Maria Kuecken finds this is a must-read that makes a substantial contribution to the field of institutional reform.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D880 Developing Countries
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JX International law
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2013 14:34
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2013 14:34
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/54341

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