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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... social issues organization - wide concerns by decentralizing environmental and social expertise and responsibilities . By 2004 , over 60 per cent of the IFC's environmental and social specialists were partially based within investment ...
... social objectives . In turn , clear normative distinc- tions are made between public and private interests , which ... issues are expressed in terms of placing restrictions on development in environmentally - sensitive areas , and extend ...
... social issues as ' burdens ' in the IFC's operations , to ' value added activities ' that provide direct financial benefits to clients , would entail an approach to due diligence that more accurately reflected what the market was ...
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