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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( 1997 : 244 ) Thus , routines in the form of rules and norms are created and build over time , thus limiting the organization's ability to change . Particularly in international organizations , inertia is created within powerful ...
Thus , the inertia created by the policy formation process only somewhat decreased the Bank's ability to change . The dominant feedback effect occurred during the establishment of a new strategy approach , where external stakeholder ...
It targeted some politically sensitive issues such as access to justice , and also proposed the creation of a Centre of Judicial ... This situation created disincentives and competing objectives regarding the ideas that informed reforms ...
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