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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4 From ' safeguards ' to ' sustainability ' The evolution of environmental discourse inside the International Finance Corporation Christopher Wright ! Introduction As an intermediary between powerful shareholder governments and both ...
Nor did it have environmental staff that would conduct environmental reviews of project proposals under consideration . Instead , it claimed the World Bank's environmental staff handled the environmental assessment of its projects ...
The network claimed that up to 1993 , only ten of MIGA's 185 projects were classified as Category A , even though MIGA underwrites projects known for their high environmental impacts such as mining and infrastructure ( Bosshard 1996b ) ...
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