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The Logic of DisciplineGlobal Capitalism and the Architecture of Government$
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Alasdair Roberts

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780195374988

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.001.0001

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Islands in the Public Sector

Islands in the Public Sector

Tax Collectors

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(p.65) 4 Islands in the Public Sector
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The Logic of Discipline
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Alasdair Roberts (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.003.0004

This chapter focuses on the problem of tax collection faced by developing countries in the era of liberalization. The 1980s and 1990s constituted a decade of “radical reform” in tax administration within the developing world, again built on the logic of discipline. But the naïve-institutionalist approach to reform proved vulnerable to counterattacks by well-entrenched bureaucratic, political, and social forces.

Keywords:   tax collection, tax administration, tax policy, developing countries, economic liberalization

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