9780465087600

Tropical Gangsters

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  • ISBN13:

    9780465087600

  • ISBN10:

    0465087604

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1991-07-21
  • Publisher: Basic Books

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Summary

Selected as one of the six best nonfiction books of 1990 by the editors f theNew York Times Book Review, this is a compelling and entertaining account of the author's two-and-a-half year adventure in Equatorial Guinea, and his efforts to get this small bankrupt African nation on the path of structural development.

Author Biography

Robert Klitgaard is the author of Tropical Gangsters and Choosing Elites. A former associate professor of public policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School, he is currently President and University Professor of Claremont Graduate University.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Giving and Receiving
1(13)
A Passage to Guinea
14(38)
Witch Doctors
52(30)
Us versus Them
82(31)
Beginning to Move
113(43)
Technical Assistance
156(34)
Rehabilitation
190(48)
Dissolution
238(37)
Notes 275(2)
Index 277

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