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    Beyond Weber: conceptualizing an alternative ideal type of bureaucracy in developing contexts

    Social Science Research Network, 2017
    The study of public administration in developing countries needs to look beyond the Weberian model as the only ideal-type of bureaucracy. When it is assumed that there exists only one gold standard of public administration, all other organisational forms that do not conform to the Weberian ideal are written off as corruption or failures.
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    Chinese investments in Zimbabwe and Namibia: a comparative legal analysis

    Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2014
    The rapid expansion of Chinese investments in Africa has generated considerable interest among analysts of law, politics and economics. These investments have sparked both hope and uncertainty about the true intentions of China on African soil and the implications they have on the development of African economies.
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    China and Africa’s natural resources: the challenges and implications for development and governance

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2009
    China’s three decades of unbroken growth have transformed it from an economic backwater to the world’s third largest economy. This has fuelled an ever-expanding demand for energy and new markets.This paper proposes to analyse China’s growing engagement in Africa’s mineral sector and assess its impact on local governance.
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    Oil revenue transparency: a strategic component of U.S. energy security and anti-corruption policy

    Global Witness, 2007
    This report presents low cost, high-impact recommendations for both the United States and international oil companies to combat corruption, improve investment climates, and contribute to the development of poor nations. The report argues that the U.S. can also enhance its energy security by incorporating energy revenue transparency as a key component of its international energy policy.