Tomila Lankina, D.Phil., is a Reader in Politics, Department of Politics and Public Policy, Leicester Business School, The Gateway, Leicester LE1 9BH, United Kingdom (firstname.lastname@example.org). Lullit Getachew, Ph.D., is a Senior Economist with Power System Engineering, Inc., 1532 West Broadway, Madison, WI 53713 (email@example.com).
Mission or Empire, Word or Sword? The Human Capital Legacy in Postcolonial Democratic Development
Article first published online: 5 DEC 2011
© 2011, Midwest Political Science Association
American Journal of Political Science
Volume 56, Issue 2, pages 465–483, April 2012
How to Cite
Lankina, T. and Getachew, L. (2012), Mission or Empire, Word or Sword? The Human Capital Legacy in Postcolonial Democratic Development. American Journal of Political Science, 56: 465–483. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-5907.2011.00550.x
The authors are grateful to the British Academy and De Montfort University for providing funding for this research and to the Department of Politics and International Relations at Oxford University for providing access to superb research resources as part of its Visiting Research Fellow Programme. We are particularly grateful to the staff of the Indian Institute of the Bodleian Library for support in conducting research for this project. We are also grateful for advice on data and comments on earlier versions of the article, to Ed Morgan-Jones, Henry Hale, Dinshaw Mistry, Michael Phillips, Latika Chaudhary, Julia Chernova, and participants of the 2009 Second International Symposium of Comparative Research on Major Regional Powers in Eurasia, “Comparing the Politics of the Eurasian Regional Powers: China, Russia, India, and Turkey,” Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan. Jing Pan, Inga Saikkonen, and Alisa Voznaya provided excellent research assistance. All errors are solely our own. An electronic copy of the replication data will be posted on http://www.dmu.ac.uk/faculties/business_and_law/business/research/lgru/.
- Issue published online: 16 APR 2012
- Article first published online: 5 DEC 2011
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