Sam Hickey

University of Manchester

Oxford Road

Manchester, M13 9PL

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Adverse Incorporation, Social Exclusion and Chronic Poverty

Chronic Poverty Research Centre Working Paper No. 81
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Feb 2011
Sam Hickey and Andries du Toit
University of Manchester and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 672 (40,803)
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concepts, politics, India, adverse incorporation, social exclusion, social relations, Vietnam

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Conceptualising the Politics of Social Protection in Africa

Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper No. 04
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Aug 2008
Sam Hickey
University of Manchester
Downloads 498 (60,048)
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social protection, politics, Africa, political contract

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Social Protection in Sub-Saharan Africa: Will the Green Shoots Blossom?

Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper No. 116
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 May 2010
UNU-WIDER, Global Development Institute, University of Manchester - Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM) and University of Manchester
Downloads 396 (79,234)
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Social Protection, Poverty, Transfer Programmes, Sub-Saharan Africa

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Thinking About the Politics of Inclusive Development: Towards a Relational Approach

ESID Working Paper No 1
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2015
Sam Hickey
University of Manchester
Downloads 288 (113,239)
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theory, politics, inclusive development, ideas, concepts, political settlements, limited access orders

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Investigating the Political Economy of Social Protection Expansion in Africa: At the Intersection of Transnational Ideas and Domestic Politics

ESID Working Paper 47
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Apr 2015
Tom Lavers and Sam Hickey
ILO and University of Manchester
Downloads 179 (179,929)
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Social protection, political settlements, ideas, donor agencies, Africa

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The Politics of Staying Poor in Uganda

Chronic Poverty Research Centre Working Paper No. 37
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Feb 2011
Sam Hickey
University of Manchester
Downloads 169 (189,166)
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policy, politics, Uganda, adverse incorporation, social exclusion

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The Politics of Governing Oil Effectively: A Comparative Study of Two New Oil-Rich States in Africa

Effective States and Inclusive Development (ESID) Working Paper series, No. 54
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Nov 2015
University of Manchester, University of Ghana - Department of Public Administration and Health Services Management, Independent and The Open University
Downloads 155 (203,636)
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oil, governance, political settlements, Africa, Ghana, Uganda

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The Political Settlement and Oil in Uganda

ESID Working Paper No. 48
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Apr 2015
University of Manchester, Makerere University - Department of Social Work and Social Adminstration, Independent and Independent
Downloads 136 (226,407)
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oil, Uganda, political settlement, state capacity, elite commitment

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Investigating the Links between Political Settlements and Inclusive Development in Uganda: Towards a Research Agenda.

ESID Working Paper No 20
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2015
Frederick Golooba-Mutebi and Sam Hickey
University of Manchester and University of Manchester
Downloads 120 (249,156)
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political settlements, Uganda, development, structural transformation, service delivery, inequality

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The Politics of What Works in Reducing Chronic Poverty - A Synthesis Report for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands

CPRC Working Paper No. 91
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 23 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2010
Sam Hickey
University of Manchester
Downloads 106 (272,201)
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The Politics of Promoting Social Protection in Zambia

ESID Working Paper No. 75
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jan 2017
Kate Pruce and Sam Hickey
University of Manchester - Global Development Institute and University of Manchester
Downloads 94 (294,866)
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Zambia, Social Protection, Cash Transfers, Social Health Insurance, Political Settlements, Ideas

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Chronic Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia: A Select Annotated Bibliography with Special Reference to Remote Rural Areas

Chronic Poverty Research Centre Working Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 03 Feb 2011
Sam Hickey and Karen Moore
University of Manchester and Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC)
Downloads 74 (340,726)
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Rural, Annotated Bibliography, Spatial Analysis, Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Asia

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The Politics of Promoting Social Cash Transfers in Uganda

ESID Working Paper No 69. Manchester: Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, The University of Manchester
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Jan 2017
Sam Hickey and Badru Bukenya
University of Manchester and Makerere University - Department of Social Work and Social Adminstration
Downloads 70 (351,374)
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social protection, politics, cash transfers, political settlements, ideas, donors, Uganda, SAGE

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The Negotiated Politics of Social Protection in Sub-Saharan Africa

WIDER Working Paper 34/2018
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2018
University of Manchester, Global Development Institute, UNU-WIDER and University of Cape Town (UCT)
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social protection, social assistance, politics, sub-Saharan Africa, international development organizations

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Rethinking the Politics of Development in Africa? How the 'Political Settlement' Shapes Resource Allocation in Ghana

ESID Working Paper No 38
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2016
Abdul‐Gafaru Abdulai and Sam Hickey
University of Ghana - Department of Public Administration and Health Services Management and University of Manchester
Downloads 61 (377,410)
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Politics, political settlements, resource allocation, education, Ghana

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The Government of Chronic Poverty: From the Politics of Exclusion to the Politics of Citizenship?

Chronic Poverty Research Centre Working Paper No. 151
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Sam Hickey
University of Manchester
Downloads 59 (383,689)

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Social Exclusion, Adverse Incorporation, Citizenship

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Exploring a Political Approach to Rights-Based Development in North West Cameroon: From Rights and Marginality to Citizenship and Justice

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Feb 2010
University of Manchester, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Rights, pastoralists, ethnic minority, Cameroon, social justice

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Governing Chronic Poverty Under Inclusive Liberalism: The Case of the Northern Uganda Social Action Fund

Chronic Poverty Research Centre Working Paper No. 150
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Dec 2009
Sam Hickey and Frederick Golooba-Mutebi
University of Manchester and Oxford Policy Management
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Politics, Uganda, inclusive liberalism, citizenship participation, social action

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PRS Review: Uganda Case Study

Chronic Poverty Research Centre Working Paper No. 2008-09
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 05 Feb 2011
Isaac Shinyekwa and Sam Hickey
Makerere University - Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) and University of Manchester
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Agriculture, Politics, Land Reform

The Politics of State Capacity and Development in Africa: Reframing and Researching ‘Pockets of Effectiveness’

ESID Working Paper No. 117. Manchester: Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, The University of Manchester
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Aug 2019
Sam Hickey
University of Manchester
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Pockets of Effectiveness, Politics, Africa, Bureaucracies, State-Building, Development

The Politics of State Capacity and Development in Africa: Reframing and Researching ‘Pockets of Effectiveness’

Pockets of Effectiveness Working Paper No. 1. Manchester, UK: The University of Manchester
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Oct 2019
Sam Hickey
University of Manchester
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pockets of effectiveness, politics, Africa, bureaucracies, state-building, development

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Beyond Elite Bargains: Building Democracy from Below in Uganda

ESID Working Paper No 45
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Mar 2015
Sophie King and Sam Hickey
University of Manchester and University of Manchester
Downloads 29 (503,420)
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Uganda, sub-Saharan Africa, democratic development, structural transformation, civil society, cooperatives

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Who Should Get What, How and Why? DFID and the Transnational Politics of Social Cash Transfers

ESID Working Paper 131. Manchester: Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, The University of Manchester, 2020
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Feb 2020
Sam Hickey and Jeremy Seekings
University of Manchester and University of Cape Town (UCT)
Downloads 18 (568,853)

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Social assistance, cash transfers, Africa, global policy transfer, DFID, politics

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The Politics of Governing Oil After ‘Best-Practice’ Reforms: Can ‘Pockets of Effectiveness’ Survive Within Uganda’s Political Settlement?

ESID Working Paper No 128. Manchester: Effective States and Inclusive Devleopment Research Centre, The University of Manchester, 2020
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Feb 2020
Sam Hickey and Angelo Izama
University of Manchester and Independent
Downloads 6 (648,941)
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oil governance, pockets of effectiveness, best-practice reforms, politics, Uganda

The Shifting Fortunes of the Economic Technocracy in Uganda: Caught Between State-Building and Regime Survival?

ESID Working Paper No 121. Manchester: Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, The University of Manchester
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Aug 2019
Badru Bukenya and Sam Hickey
Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Makerere University and University of Manchester
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Uganda politics, state capacity, pockets of effectiveness, politics of the finance ministry

The Shifting Fortunes of the Economic Technocracy in Uganda: Caught Between State-Building and Regime Survival?

Pockets of Effectiveness Working Paper No 5. Manchester, UK: The University of Manchester, June 2019
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Oct 2019
Badru Bukenya and Sam Hickey
Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Makerere University and University of Manchester
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Uganda politics, state capacity, pockets of effectiveness, politics of the finance ministry

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Social Protection in Sub-Saharan Africa. Getting the Politics Right

World Development (2012), Vol. 40, No. 1. DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2011.04.004
Posted: 24 Jul 2014
UNU-WIDER, Global Development Institute, University of Manchester - Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM) and University of Manchester

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social protection, poverty, social assistance, social policy, Sub-Saharan Africa