Browsing by Author "Zahir, Mohamed"
Socio-economic, political and social capital factors that influence the state expenditure : A comparison of rural communities in the Maldives Zahir, Mohamed; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration., 2019)
The Maldives is a nation in the Indian Ocean that includes approximately 1200 coral islands in 21 clusters known as atolls. For administrative purposes, these atolls are grouped into seven provinces located geographically in the Central, Northern, and Southern areas. These island communities operate as groups, which explains to some extent the unequal allocation of resources among the rural communities and Central city, as many studies have supported. Therefore, to understand the unequal distribution of wealth in rural communities, it is very ...