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Creating a nation-state, and an economy, in South Sudan

Bromley, Daniel (2014) Creating a nation-state, and an economy, in South Sudan. International Growth Centre Blog (04 Mar 2014). Website.

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Abstract

South Sudan is in the news again. Conflict has flared up and we are reminded that political problems and ethnic tension are never the causes of anything. Rather, they are the predictable effects of dysfunctional economies and incoherent governance. Civil conflict arises and persists when young males cannot find superior livelihood prospects. Predatory behavior is an expected response to material want and unwanted leisure.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.theigc.org/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: International Growth Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2017 10:01
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2020 00:36
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/82009

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