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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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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)
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Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s)
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)
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2017 10:01
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2021 23:20

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