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Poverty and the democratic process

Mark O. C. Anikpo

Poverty and the democratic process

the new face of mass poverty in Nigeria

by Mark O. C. Anikpo

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Published by University of Port Harcourt Press in Port Harcourt .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMark Anikpo.
SeriesGraduate lecture Series -- no.1
The Physical Object
Pagination23cm.47.
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21894137M
ISBN 109782321540

  The reason is that high levels of wealth inequality bias the democratic process. Martin Gilens has documented definitively the “elite economic domination” of American politics. CHAPTER Democracy and the Politics of Poverty Reduction The types of development strategies states pursue and the possibilities for achieving a redistribution of income, wealth and social benefi ts depend substantially on poli-tics. Politics refers to processes of cooperation, confl ict and negotiation that shape decisions about the.

: Trickle Up Poverty: Stopping Obama's Attack on Our Borders, Economy, and Security () by Savage, Michael and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. The contributors also examine how inequality shapes the democratic process. Pablo Beramendi and Christopher Anderson show how disparity mutes political voices: at the individual level, citizens with the lowest incomes are the least likely to vote, while high levels of inequality in a society result in diminished electoral participation overall.

Democratic Socialism — philosophy of poverty. aimed at a peaceful regime change via democratic process. After gaining power, they would use the authority of government bureaucracy to destroy. Latin America’s flirtation with neoliberal economic restructuring in the s and s (the so-called Washington Consensus strategy) had the effect of increasing income inequality throughout the region. The aim of this economic policy was in part to create the conditions for stable democracy by ensuring efficient economic use of resources, both human and capital, but the widening gap.


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Poverty, Inequality, and Democracy addresses the complicated philosophical and moral issues surrounding the distribution of economic goods in free societies as well as the empirical relationships between democratization and trends in poverty and inequality.

This volume also discusses the variety of welfare-state policies that have been adopted 5/5(1). "David Brady has written a masterful book on understanding how such a wide variation in poverty can exist in rich, democratic societies.

This is indeed an abundant resource for understanding and explaining the institutions and politics that perpetually affect differing levels of poverty Price: $   Trickle Up Poverty, by bestselling author and revered radio host Dr.

Michael Savage, is your best defense against the Obamanomics that are dragging the middle class, and everyone else, into a Marxist-Socialist death spiral.

The Savage manifesto you hold in your hands shows how Obama is circumventing the Constitution to push through his radical agenda—and, most important, how we can Cited by: 2. Democracy, Sustainable Development and Poverty 3 evolve in different ways in different societies and cultures, although its core characteristics of certain freedoms, rights and pluralism remain central.

Indeed, building democracy itself is not an event but a process, and a long-term one at that. This processFile Size: 64KB. substantive policies to address poverty, and inclusion of the priorities of poor people themselves.

The idea of poverty Poverty is often represented as a basically simple issue - a lack of resources, a lack of essential items or a pattern of deprivation. The World Bank refers to $1 or $2 a day, revised 1 e.g.

A Sen,Development as freedom, Oxford: Clarendon Press. Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty, first published inis a non-fiction book by Armenian-American economist Daron Acemoglu from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and British political scientist James A.

Robinson from the University of Chicago. The book applies insights from institutional economics, development economics and economic history to understand. The lack of such information, however, may lead to uninformed political decisions or the complete avoidance of making a decision by choosing nonparticipation in the governmental process.

As a democratic government relies on the existence of an informed and involved electorate, information poverty can threaten to have a significant negative. Yet the flaws in the democratic process are also extensive: elite dominance, institutional weakness, and widespread abuse of public office, which suggest true representation is largely illusory ”.

4 POLITICAL GOVERNANCE STUDY IN ZAMBIA Women's participation in the political process and the commitment to address the imbalances 34 33 Factors Hindering Effective Political Governance 23 Overview 37   Anirudh Krishna, ed.

() Poverty, Participation, and Democracy: A Global Perspective, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. Poverty, Participation, and Democracy, which grew out of a workshop organized atDukeUniversity inbrings together six brilliant papers by renowned scholars from different disciplines.

The central question addressed here is, what is the relationship. Chapter 9 by Fernandez, Garcia-Lopez, Tuon, and Martin looks at ways to assess the contribution of a national development plan (NDP) to reducing poverty and inequality through better elaboration, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation.

The two case studies of Cambodia and Costa Rica conclude that NDP evaluations are more complex than project or program evaluations, since they.

‘This book provides the appropriate balance in the analysis of the links between two decades of growth and poverty-reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa. Relying on very comprehensive and excellent country studies, it is able to show a lot more clearly than others, the mainly positive effects of the recent African growth experience.

Poverty has seriously impacted on the democratic process in such a way that the type of leadership that have emerged in the present republic were not people friendly as they lack patriotism. The basic premise of this book is that the conversation on the future of development needs to shift from a focus on poverty to that of inequality.

The poverty emphasis is in an intellectual and. This is an eye opening book that I hope everyone will read. Here are some points from the book that made a big impact on my perspective. As of 35% of people in poverty are under 10% ab an additional 31% between ages 25 and 64 suffer from a severe disability/5(16).

Education Poverty Books Showing of 13 Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America (Hardcover) by. Paul Tough (Goodreads Author) (shelved 2 times as education-poverty) avg rating — 4, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read Missing: democratic process.

problems of the e-voting option in the electoral process of Nigeria (ii) examine the prospects of e-voting in the democratic process in Nigeria and (iii) finally make recommendations on the way forward over the application of e-voting in democracy and the electoral process in Nigeria.

The theoretical framework for the study is cultural relativism. The number of people living below the poverty line (e.g., $24, for a family of four in ) in Republican districts climbed by 49 percent between and compared with a. Everywhere around the country the plight of poverty strikes a very harsh reminder that the US has fallen so far and so fast.

This reality is as stark as it gets. Our democratic process has been compromised to the point that every policy, law, and mandate that has come out of Washington is tied to guarantee corporate profits.

Poverty vs. Democracy in America 50 years after Lyndon Johnson launched the War on Poverty, tens of millions of second-class Americans are still. ''Having a free press and a democratic process is important for all kinds of reasons,'' Mr. Devereux noted, ''but that doesn't address poverty and the conditions that lead to famine.''.in the electoral process, do-or-die syndrome of the political parties to capture political power by all means, widespread procedural irregularities, numerous incidence of violence, intimidation of the electorate, stuffing of the electoral box, poverty on the part of the electorate, etc.The book was published last year, and the exhibit has just opened at the Skirball Cultural Center, a Jewish museum that highlights the democratic process.

The title for both comes from the Chinese.