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Advancing Governance in the South

What Roles for International Financial Institutions in Developing States?


Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

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About this book


Drawing on the Latin American political economy, this book brings to the fore empirical questions on different patterns of involvement of IFIs in pursuing politically-sensitive reforms, the capacity of local actors to influence outcomes, the context in which they interact, the type of policy ideas conveyed, and the policy process that are advanced.


Governance political economy reforms

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  1. 1.Department of PoliticsUniversity of SheffieldUK

About the authors

PIA RIGGIROZZI is a Research Officer in the Department of Politics at the University of Sheffield, UK, where she also holds an ESRC post-doctoral fellowship. Her publications include 'The Return of the State in Argentina' in International Affairs (2007, with Jean Grugel).

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'Amongst the current global economic drama, Riggirozzi's careful study of the power relations between IFIs and a single country is more important than ever.' - Oxonian Review