Politics and Poverty: Counting the Costs

2014 Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences  
This paper offers an entrée into the discussion with the argument that politics have a cost in development -these costs can be political, economic, social or even emotional, as well as psychological. To this end, the paper attempts to locate the intersection between politics and poverty and poses the question: "Do politics matter?" This paper is based on a desk-top study and used mainly secondary data.
doi:10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n8p610 fatcat:hoekrtpgs5esxpq4d3drqmwdna