Date of Award

2011

Document Type

Honors Thesis (Open Access)

Department

Colby College. Government Dept.

Advisor(s)

Walter Hatch

Second Advisor

Jennifer Yoder

Abstract

Case studies of economic development in Japan, Mexico, India, and Kenya examine the relationship between dominant-party regimes and developmental outcomes. This paper studies the variables of bureaucratic coherence and cohesion, corporatism, labor relations, and national developmentism as contributing factors to developmental success or failure in these states.

Keywords

Economic Development, Mexico, Japan, Kenya, India, Dominant Party

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