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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In this particular understanding of the concept of ' broker ' , there is an implicit assumption that the Bank does not act as an impartial facilitator of knowledge , but rather engages with local experts in order to drive through ...
In other words , while the role of the Bank as a mere ' conveyor ' of funds and knowledge or paradigms underestimates the importance ( and power ) of local knowledge , the norm - brokerage gives prominence to local experts , and their ...
The experience of judicial reform had demonstrated that the lack of compromise with local experts for the design and implementation of policy reform was a formula that led to truncated results ( Messick and Hammergren 2004 , interviews ...
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