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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Transnational networks of civil society groups often transmit the concerns of local communities to the centres of decision - making in major capitals , and blend these project - specific messages with broader demands for greater ...
Although the full scale of the Bank's changed policy and strategy will be assessed in 2007 , demand for project work has already increased ' from US $ 20 million in fiscal year ( JulyJune ) 2001 to US $ 104 million in fiscal year 2004.
However , as civil society is becoming increasingly instrumental in the current technical management of social demands , the question of its actual representativeness demands further attention . Hearn's study is pertinent in this regard ...
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