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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... concerns are adversely affected by marketdriven decision - making , the scope of societal concerns and business responses that fall under the rubric of ' sustainability ' is considerably broader . By mixing typically contentious ...
... concerns of NGOs ( Campbell and Martin 2000 : xi ) . This success story about GEF funding shifted attention from the real problem about how the 1991 Forest Strategy addressed conflicting priorities in International Bank for ...
... concerns were publicly voiced by NGOs during the stakeholder consultations , but were not explicitly addressed in the draft Forest Operational Policy . The Bank responded to NGO criticisms by noting that NGO concerns would be addressed ...
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