Atul Kohli’s ‘State-Directed Development: Political power and Industrialization in the Global Periphery’ is a study which discusses the patterns. Atul Kohli (AK): As I began my research in the s, the prevailing policy orthodoxy was that economic growth in developing countries would. Kamilia Lahrichi. Author: Atul Kohli Title: State-Directed Development: Political Power and Industrialization in the Global Periphery, Cambirdge.

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The power of ideas motivates everything we do. Trevor rated it liked it Apr 06, As Kohli contends, the neo-patrimonial category is the least likely to promote industrialization because it is concerned primarily with accommodating conflicting interest groups.

In contrast, the author suggests that the state pattern that is more likely to promote industrialisation is the cohesive-capitalist regime which, historically, resembles fascist states.

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In this book I xirected that the most important determinant of economic growth in developing countries has been effective state intervention. Email required Address never made public.

However, they are unable to stimulate human development. We should stop talking of an Asian Compares South Korea, Brazil, India and Nigeria and argues that there degree of success in industrializing has been determined primarily by the capacities of their governments.


But the fact is that once they differed, they left long term legacies that have continued. Within cohesive capitalist states, the 2 horses work together to go forward.

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Refresh and try again. William Fletcher rated it liked it Apr 27, Industrialisation directde freedom, he believes, cannot come together. University of North Carolina Press, In many other African countries there was of course pervasive poverty.

To address this question, Atul Kohli, the Qtul E. Three are the main types of State that he identifies and compares: The Japanese in Korea left behind a much more effective state than the British in Nigeria. News Videos WooCasts Archives.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Nevertheless, it is more efficient in fostering growth.

I focus much more on growth, focusing on how wealth is generated in societies, and don’t focus as much on issues concerning human rights, poverty, or democracy, so to speak.


His analysis of the different state types may xevelopment useful to compare growth levels and the effectiveness of contemporary states.

No trivia or quizzes yet. There are a lot of negative things about colonialism.

However, the long term legacies have varied. Nigeria emerged as one good example. Korea still resembles Japan, and Nigeria doesn’t resemble anything because the legacy was so soft that societal characteristics of tribalism, personalism, corruption and nepotism chewed up the state.

Very well researched and well argued, but his focus on development defined very narrowly as economic growth leaves me not really caring all that much. Laura rated it really liked it Feb 19, Molly rated it it was amazing Oct 10, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

I was staring at this book while writing a paper with it recently, and I finally paid attention to the cover artwork.

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