Wars, Guns, and Votes

Democracy in Dangerous Places
Product Number: EB00242783
Released: Mar 21, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780061977206
Please log in to view pricing

Description

"Collier has made a substantial contribution to current discussions. His evidence-based approach is a worthwhile corrective to the assumptions about democracy that too often tend to dominate when Western policy makers talk about the bottom billion." -The New York Times Book Review "Before President Obama makes a move he would do well to read Professor Paul Collier's Wars, Guns, and Votes...?nlike many academics Collier comes up with very concrete proposals and some ingenious solutions." - The Times (London) In Wars, Guns, and Votes, esteemed author Paul Collier offers a groundbreaking, radical look at the world's most violent, corrupt societies, how they got that way, and what can be done to break the cycle. George Soros calls Paul Collier "one of the most original minds in the world today," and Wars, Guns, and Votes, like Collier's previous award-winning book The Bottom Billion, is essential reading for anyone interested in current events, war, poverty, economics, or international business.

x-large
Author(s): Paul Collier
Original Publish Date: Oct 06, 2009

Sign up for our email newsletter