Search for dissertations about: "institutional stability and instability"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words institutional stability and instability.

  1. 1. Towards Institutional Stabilization and Development? : A Study of Inter-Organizational Cooperation in the Tajik Cotton Industry

    Author : Anna C. Spånning; Curt Räftegård; Susan Marton; Daniele Caramani; Bo Petersson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cooperation; cotton industry; institutional stability and instability; Farmers’ Ownership Model project; inter-organizational collective activities; Tajikistan.; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Close to two decades after the break-up of the Soviet Union, there is still a marked difference in developmental paths, including institutional as well as economic development and performance among the states emerging from the ruins of the vast empire. Turning attention to the least successful post-Soviet region, Central Asia, and Tajikistan in particular, this thesis provides a contribution to the discussion of how to institutionalize social power and build the foundations for political community in post-colonial societies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Institutional Impediments and Reluctant Actors – The Limited Role of Democracy Aid in Democratic Development

    Author : Agnes Cornell; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : authoritarian regimes; Bolivia; democracy aid; democratic governance; democratic survival; democratization; democracy; foreign aid; Peru; public administration; regime change; staff turnover;

    Abstract : Poverty reduction and societal modernization have traditionally been the main goals for development aid but increasingly, since the early 1990s, democracy and human rights have ascended in importance and democracy aid has been growing steadily, both in total amounts and as a share of the total aid package. This dissertation contributes to the understanding of the role of democracy aid in democratic development. READ MORE