Conceptualising the Politics of Social Protection in Africa

@inproceedings{Hickey2007ConceptualisingTP,
  title={Conceptualising the Politics of Social Protection in Africa},
  author={S. Hickey},
  year={2007}
}
Despite growing international interest with social protection, little is known about the forms of politics that tend to underpin - and emerge from - such interventions. For example, under what conditions do governments and political elites implement and sustain social protection policies? How important are the forms of politics promoted under the 'good governance' agenda, such as regular elections, civil society involvement and decentralisation? What role do donors play as political actors in… Expand
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