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Political economy of an oligarchy

Ibrahim Lawan Bashir

Political economy of an oligarchy

the case of Kano"s bourgeoisie

by Ibrahim Lawan Bashir

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Published by African Studies Center, Boston University in Boston, Mass. (270 Bay State Rd., Boston 02215) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kano State (Nigeria),
  • Nigeria,
  • Kano State.
    • Subjects:
    • New business enterprises -- Nigeria -- Kano State.,
    • Elite (Social sciences) -- Nigeria -- Kano State.,
    • Community power.,
    • Kano State (Nigeria) -- Economic conditions.,
    • Kano State (Nigeria) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Ibrahim L. Bashir.
      SeriesWorking papers / African Studies Center, Boston University ;, no. 89, Working papers (Boston University. African Studies Center) ;, no. 89.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC1055.Z7 K353 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 leaves ;
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2569318M
      LC Control Number85112072

      This book examines a key question of modern Japanese politics: why the Meiji oligarchs were unable to design institutions capable of protecting their power. The authors question why the oligarchs chose the political institutions they did, and what the consequences of those choices were for Japan's political competition, economic development. Nationalist oligarchy is an existential threat to American democracy. The countries already under its thrall steal technology and use economic power as political leverage. Some of them are actively trying to undermine democracy, through cyberattacks, hacking, and social media disinformation.

      “The iron law of oligarchy is a political theory, first developed by the German sociologist Robert Michels in his book, Political Parties. It asserts that rule by an elite, or oligarchy, is inevitable as an "iron law" within any democratic organization as part of the "tactical and technical necessities" of an organization. Beyond Oligarchy is a collection of essays by leading scholars of contemporary Indonesian politics and society, each addressing effects of material inequality on political power and contestation in democratic Indonesia. The contributors assess how critical concepts in the study of politics—oligarchy, inequality, power, democracy, and others—can be used to characterize the Indonesian case. The whole world is facing the deepening and widening corruption which challenges the very survival of the free democracy and the free market economy. Korea has been suffering for last 70 years from the corruption culture. But owing to courageous fight of Korean people and the Candle-Light Revolution of , Korea is freeing painfully but [ ].

      Frances McCall Rosenbluth is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Leitner Program in Political Economy at Yale University. Her recent publications include The Politics of Oligarchy: Institutional Choice in Prewar Japan (); and Japan's Political Marketplace (). "The Political Economy of Japan's Low Fertility is that most desirable sort of edited volume: a compact, tightly.   Political economy is the study of production and trade and their links with custom, government and law. It is the study and use of how economic theory . POPULAR AND STATE FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION, POLITICAL AND NATIONAL ECONOMY. Book II, Chapter XVII THE MANUFACTURING POWER AND THE PERSONAL, SOCIAL, AND POLITICAL PRODUCTIVE POWERS OF THE NATION. But in proportion as the aristocracy became a despotic oligarchy, destructive of the freedom and energies of the people.


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