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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Law and Political Science D-index 27 Citations 5,936 82 World Ranking 608 National Ranking 93

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Politics
  • Law
  • Social science

Sam Hickey spends much of his time researching Politics, Development economics, Poverty, Chronic poverty and Economic growth. He has researched Politics in several fields, including Social change, Corporate governance and Development theory. The various areas that he examines in his Corporate governance study include Participatory development and Public relations.

In general Poverty, his work in Poverty reduction is often linked to Structural transformation linking many areas of study. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Social capital, Culture of poverty and Social exclusion. His Middle income countries, Developing country and Social protection study in the realm of Economic growth interacts with subjects such as Technical design.

His most cited work include:

  • Participation: From Tyranny to Transformation: Exploring New Approaches to Participation in Development (435 citations)
  • Relocating participation within a radical politics of development (375 citations)
  • Reclaiming Development? NGOs and the Challenge of Alternatives (202 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Sam Hickey mainly investigates Politics, Political economy, Development economics, Social protection and Poverty. His Politics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Economic growth and Corporate governance. His Corporate governance research includes themes of Social change and Autonomy.

His Political economy research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Citizenship, Bureaucracy, Democracy, Democratization and Economic system. His Development economics research incorporates elements of Development theory and Chronic poverty. Sam Hickey has included themes like Cash transfers, Social contract, Welfare state and Theory of Forms in his Social protection study.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Politics (76.11%)
  • Political economy (41.59%)
  • Development economics (30.09%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2020)?

  • Politics (76.11%)
  • Political economy (41.59%)
  • Social protection (23.01%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary scientific interests are in Politics, Political economy, Social protection, Negotiation and Gender equity. The Politics study combines topics in areas such as Cash transfers, Economic growth, Developing country and Corporate governance. His work deals with themes such as Social change, Primary education and Accountability, which intersect with Developing country.

His work deals with themes such as Public sector, Bureaucracy, Democratization and Cognitive reframing, which intersect with Political economy. His research investigates the connection between Public sector and topics such as State-building that intersect with problems in Technocracy. Sam Hickey has included themes like Positive economics and Gender studies in his Gender equity study.

Between 2017 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • COVID-19 and the case for global development (45 citations)
  • The negotiated politics of social protection in sub-Saharan Africa (14 citations)
  • The politics of state capacity and development in Africa - Reframing and researching ‘pockets of effectiveness’ (4 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Politics
  • Social science

Sam Hickey focuses on Politics, Political economy, Bureaucracy, Development studies and International development. His Politics research includes themes of Developing country, Universal Primary Education, Corporate governance and Social protection. His Corporate governance study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Economic growth, Primary education, Social change, Accountability and Power structure.

His research in Bureaucracy intersects with topics in Autonomy, Cognitive reframing, Public sector, Settlement and Resource nationalism. The concepts of his Development studies study are interwoven with issues in Technocracy, Argument, Falsity and Democratization. His research integrates issues of Policy transfer, Public administration, Vulnerability and Cash transfers, Poverty in his study of International development.

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Best Publications

Reclaiming Development? NGOs and the Challenge of Alternatives

Diana Mitlin;Sam Hickey;Anthony Bebbington.
World Development (2007)

429 Citations

Can NGOs make a difference? The challenge of development alternatives

Anthony J Bebbington;Samuel Hickey;Diana C Mitlin.
Published in <b>2008</b> in London by Zed books (2008)

395 Citations

Social Protection in sub-Saharan Africa: getting the politics right

Miguel Niño-Zarazúa;Armando Barrientos;Samuel Hickey;David Hulme.
World Development (2012)

228 Citations

Rights-based approaches to development : exploring the potential and pitfalls

Samuel Hickey;Diana Mitlin.
(2009)

109 Citations

COVID-19 and the case for global development

Johan Oldekop;Rory Horner;David Hulme;Roshan Adhikari.
World Development (2020)

74 Citations

Social protection in sub-Saharan Africa: Will the green shoots blossom?

Miguel Niño-Zarazúa;Armando Barrientos;David Hulme;Sam Hickey.
Research Papers in Economics (2010)

67 Citations

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