The World Bank and Governance: A Decade of Reform and Reaction
This timely book offers the first critical examination of World Bank policy reforms and initiatives during the past decade.
The World Bank is viewed as one of the most powerful international organizations of our time. The authors critically analyze the influence of the institution’s policy and engagement during the past decade in a variety of issue areas, including human rights, domestic reform, and the environment.
The World Bank and Governancedelves into the bowels of the World Bank, exploring its organizational structure, professional culture and bureaucratic procedures, illustrating how these shape its engagement with an increasingly complex, diverse and challenging operational environment. The book includes chapters on two under-researched divisions of the World Bank: the International Finance Corporation and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency. Several illuminating country studies are also included, analyzing the World Bank's activities in Argentina, Bolivia, Lebanon, Hungary and Vietnam.
This volume will be of great interest to students and scholars of international relations, development, politics and economics.
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The ambitiousness of the Bolivian pilot to challenge internal disbursement pressures and centralized lines of accountability , that is , to actively pursue some of the norms and practices of the socio - political logic , generated ...
While this compact was mainly intended to alter the Bank's organizational structure and make it more accountable , client - oriented and efficient , at the same ... environment , transparency , country ownership and accountability .
... framework civil society organizations have a triple role to play : ( 1 ) to provide “ accountability ' ; ( 2 ) to ... of the plural interests of the poor and to consequently be seen as more accountable to the poor than the state .
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