Shadow players: Ecotourism development, corruption and state politics in Belize

@article{Duffy2000ShadowPE,
  title={Shadow players: Ecotourism development, corruption and state politics in Belize},
  author={R. Duffy},
  journal={Third World Quarterly},
  year={2000},
  volume={21},
  pages={549 - 565}
}
  • R. Duffy
  • Published 2000
  • Economics
  • Third World Quarterly
  • This article examines the way that developing societies have been increasingly incorporated into global networks, and the effect that this has had on the states themselves. The notion of a shadow state is used here to inform the ways that the state has been modified by the global networks represented by ecotourism development on the one hand and drug trafficking (and associated offshore banking sectors) on the other. Belize provides an excellent example of the way that these North-South… CONTINUE READING
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