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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... private sector in developing countries . The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development ( IBRD ) provides medium - term loans at a marked - up rate that ensures profitability . In contrast , the International Development ...
... private sector development in developing countries . The first , referred to as the ' safeguards ' discourse , is primarily produced and repro- duced in the advocacy campaigns and policy literature of civil society groups targeting the ...
... private interests , which force a public institution that services the private sector , such as the IFC , to undertake a particularly delicate balancing act . Crucially , within this discursive context , it is assumed that unless legal ...
the challenge of institutionalizing
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