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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... values enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights , and view their work - as organizations as protecting and promoting rights . Our sense is that , personally , many of the individuals working for these organizations would ...
... values , play in restraining the Bank from engaging more openly with human rights issues . Economics can be characterized , he argues , as a collection of values - albeit changing with context and over time ; it is impossible to view ...
... values . Second , since material perspectives assume that the behaviour of inter- national organizations is principally governed by their original mandates or the material interests of formal shareholders , they have paid less attention ...
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