State Blocking Development

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  • Created on: 27-04-14 12:28
What reasons to neo-liberals give for why states do not help development?
Developing countries often have large beuarocrocies and are corrupt- almost help prevent development.
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Why were most of the states that did not help development in Africa?
Because african states were created by colonialism- european powers fixed borders that did not reflect social or ethnic divisions among africans
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What did this lead to?
African people not being able to build a strong sense of identity.
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How did they sometimes build a sense of identity?
Through wars which freed them from colonial rule
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What is a predatory state?
A state which preys upon it's own people- corruption- preventing development.
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Why were most of the states that did not help development in Africa?

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Because african states were created by colonialism- european powers fixed borders that did not reflect social or ethnic divisions among africans

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