The Profound Influences of Political Factors in Policy Process in Some Developing Countries - An Overview

Edmore Ntini


This article argues that policy process in some developing countries has been profoundly influenced by political factors. Policy process is a highly contested terrain. Heads of state make a deliberate attempt to use it as a political tool for prolonging their stay in power. Where there are no democratic structures and mechanisms for checking the government, policy process runs the risk of being abused for personal aggrandizement, exploitation of the poor peasantry, suppressing the opposition parties.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n23p1995

Full Text: PDF

Licenza Creative Commons
This work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)

Copyright © MCSER-Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research

To make sure that you can receive messages from us, please add the '' domain to your e-mail 'safe list'. If you do not receive e-mail in your 'inbox', check your 'bulk mail' or 'junk mail' folders..