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Review of African Political Economy
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Sarah Bracking and Graham ...
Sarah Bracking and Graham Harrison
Graham Harrison lectures in politics at the University of Sheffield, and is a member of the editorial working group of the Review of African Political Economy.
is currently completing a book on the World Bank
in Africa and starting work on the relevance of imperialism to global politics in the twenty-first century.
'In this powerfully insightful book Graham Harrison demolishes the conventional wisdom to show how rather than globalisation bypassing Africa it is largely responsible for its current condition ...Vital reading for those wishing to understand the nature and evolution of neoliberal globalisation in Africa.' - Padraig Carmody, Trinity College Dublin
brings to bear considerable expertise and knowledge of international political economy (particularly as it affects Africa) together with admirable analytical acuity to analyse neoliberal development as an ambitious experiment in social engineering.
examines how Western policy-makers associated with the 'new right' reshaped the architecture of global governance so that it moved away from embedded liberalism to a reliance on neoliberalism.
Graham Harrison teaches Politics at the University of Sheffield.
has written on democratisation, corruption, governance and the World Bank
with a particular interest in Africa and especially eastern Africa.
He is an editor of New Political Economy and is Coordinating Editor of Review of African Political Economy.
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Graham Harrison, The University of Sheffield
The report, written by Graham ...
The report, written by Graham Harrison at Sheffield University, argues that Make Poverty History's increasing association with Africa was the result of the then prime minister Tony Blair's Africa Commission in 2005, the BBC's 'Year of Africa' programmes and celebrity endorsements, such as those made by Bob Geldof.
Harrison, a senior lecturer in the department of politics at the University of Sheffield, says: 'In the [report] I argue that to a great extent Make Poverty History's success - and limitations - derived from the increasing association of the coalition campaign with Africa, which I think occupies a specific place in the British popular imagination.
says: 'MPH was successful in the way it brought a very widespread but fleeting awareness of African poverty.
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Graham Harrison, is Senior lecturer at the University of Sheffield.Recently he published the volume The World Bank and Africa: the Construction of Governance States London: Routledge, 2004;