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Pragmatism and the Gradual Shift from Dependency to Neoliberalism: The World Bank, African Leaders and Development Policy in Africa


  • Owusu, Francis


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  • Owusu, Francis, 2003. "Pragmatism and the Gradual Shift from Dependency to Neoliberalism: The World Bank, African Leaders and Development Policy in Africa," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 31(10), pages 1655-1672, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:31:y:2003:i:10:p:1655-1672

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    4. Kanbur, Ravi, 2002. "The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD): An Initial Commentary," Working Papers 127267, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management.
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    3. Leuenberger, Christine & El-Atrash, Ahmad, 2015. "Building a neoliberal Palestinian state under closure: The economic and spatial implications of walls and barriers," economic sociology_the european electronic newsletter, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, vol. 16(2), pages 21-31.

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