Accession Number : ADA600254


Title :   Primary Commodity Dependency: A Limiting Factor for Achieving Democracy


Descriptive Note : Master's thesis


Corporate Author : MARINE CORPS COMMAND AND STAFF COLL QUANTICO VA


Personal Author(s) : Pryor, James S


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a600254.pdf


Report Date : 24 Mar 2010


Pagination or Media Count : 45


Abstract : Primary commodity dependency is one of the greatest challenges for democratic transitions; reliance on a limited number of agricultural crops or mineral as exports for generating state revenue limits economic development and resiliency necessary to sustain a democracy.


Descriptors :   *COMMODITIES , *DEMOCRACY , *ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT , EXPORTS , FARM CROPS , LIMITATIONS , MINERALS , NATIONS , RESILIENCE , THESES , TRANSITIONS


Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Government and Political Science


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE