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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... capacity to articulate broader bases of consensus with local actors . Sources and channels of knowledge articulation , the mechanisms through which knowledge is disseminated and the combination of financial and knowledge strategies ...
... capacity is weak . Lebanon's post - war experience in administrative rehabilitation and reform is a case in point . Several international donor agencies rushed to assist in the government of Lebanon ( GOL ) rebuild its public service ...
... Capacity with respect to infrastructure , human resources and material means was marginalized ( UNDP 1992 : 19 ) . The breakdown of government authority , the relocation and dislocation of government offices , forced absenteeism , sub ...
the challenge of institutionalizing
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