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Description - International Aid and Democracy Promotion: Liberalization at the Margins by Bann Seng Tan

International Aid and Democracy Promotion investigates the link between foreign aid and the promotion of democracy, using theory, statistical tests, and illustrative case studies.

This book challenges the field of development to recognize that democracy promotion is unlike other development goals. With a goal like economic development, the interests of the recipient and the donor coincide; whereas, with democratization, authoritarian recipients have strong reasons to oppose what donors seek. The different motivations of donors and recipients must be considered if democracy aid is to be effective. The author examines how donors exercise their leverage over aid recipients, and, more importantly, why, using selectorate theory to understand the incentives of both aid donors and recipients.

International Aid and Democracy Promotion will be of great interest to academics and students of development and democratization, as well as policy makers with authority over foreign aid allocation.

"The Open Access version of this book, available at has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license.

Open Access for this book is generously supported by the Ashoka University.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780367505851
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 178
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2020
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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