The World Bank and Governance: A Decade of Reform and Reaction
Diane Stone, Christopher Wright
Routledge, 2007 - 276 من الصفحات
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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... framework in these countries . This chapter argues that the PRSP framework , and , by implication , the ' new architecture of aid ' the constellation of financing modalities that emerged in the aftermath of structural adjustment - could ...
... framework of sustainable development : in turn [ this framework ] reflects concerns with regard to the basic needs of local populations , as well as the diversity of their experiences and cultures . This framework is seen as a point of ...
... Framework and the Comprehensive Development Framework of the World Bank ) as platforms for inter - donor partnership and country leadership and ownership . This chapter has found favor with the claims for integrative frameworks , but it ...
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