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Unformatted text preview: y, rural areas that may foster more sustainable and equitable growth. Does democracy helps or hinder
market-oriented However, democracy may also lead to nonmarket and antidevelopment solutions in resource allocation. For example, politicians may succumb to sectorial pressures. Moreover, if liberal democracy leads to a minimal role for the state, that too may be harmful to development. Sustainability of democracy
Sustainability As Karl (1991) notes the democratic transition is characterized by a very high degree of uncertainty. In most Latin American countries and in some countries in Asia such as Pakistan and Thailand the bargaining takes place between the military and institutions of civil society, mostly political parties. In Africa, frequently, it is essentially between ethnic or tribal groups. Sustainability of Democracy
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