Abstract: According to many, community-based development leaves room for elite capture. Using cases from Ghana and Bangladesh, this paper concludes that the success of dealing with elite capture lies in the flexible use of the ‘counter-elite’ and ‘co-opt-elite’ approaches together.
Author(s): Wong, Sam
Source(s): , Working paper / UNU-WIDER; 2010/82 18 p., ill., tab Working paper / UNU-WIDER 2010/82
Published: 2010 United nations university. World institute for development economics research (UNU-WIDER), Helsinki (English