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Elective affinities

Subtitle:
democratization and human development : Costa Rica and El Salvador in comparative perspective
Abstract:

Democratization and human development (HD) are inherently controversial processes, which are viewed in this dissertation as elective affinities. This means that both can be seen as mutually inclusive and potentially reinforcing. Contrary to standard modernization theory, both processes are intertwined in an endogenous relationship, hi principle, both have the same logic of inference: the promotion of individual freedoms and the expansion of well-being, both political and economic.

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St. Antony's College (University of Oxford)
Department:
Queen Elizabeth House
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Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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602527104
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