Permanent Emergency Welfare Regimes in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Exclusive Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy

  • Authors
  • Alfio¬†Cerami

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Introduction

  3. Theoretical Framework

  4. Key Issues and Parameters

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-47
    2. Alfio Cerami
      Pages 49-65
    3. Alfio Cerami
      Pages 83-97
  5. Social Protection

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 99-99
    2. Alfio Cerami
      Pages 101-128
  6. Social Conflicts, Modernization and Democratization

  7. Concluding Remarks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 207-207
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 227-270

About this book


This book examines the relationship between development economics, social protection and democratization in the specific context of Sub-Saharan Africa. Moving existing theories of transformation into a new terrain, it sheds light on the exclusive origins of dictatorship and democracy.


democracy democratization development development economics dictatorship education emergency gender Institution labor market politics poverty social conflict transformation Welfare

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