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The political economy of industrial policy in Peru and Ecuador: 1980-2010
This dissertation focuses on industrial policy in two developing countries: Peru and Ecuador. Informed by comparative historical analysis, it explains how the Import-Substitution Industrialization policies promoted during ...
Governing Big Data: The Political Economy of Power, Knowledge and Consumer Finance in the Digital Age
This dissertation offers a critical international political economy (IPE) analysis of the ways in which consumer information has been governed throughout the formal history of consumer finance (1840 – present). Drawing ...
Political Parties and Democratic Development in Ghana: From Transition to Consolidation and Beyond
At the time of the Ghana’s independence in March 1957, a democratic system of government was instituted, but the process of political development was derailed and often interrupted by frequent coups. This is evident in the ...
Accommodating Muslim Minorities in Secular Societies: Public Education in England, Scotland, Ontario, and Quebec
Abstract This thesis examines one of the most sensitive challenges facing contemporary democracies: the accommodation of Muslim minorities in public institutions and services. It focuses on the field of education, and on ...