Human Development Report 2002

Human Development Report 2002 : Deepening Democracy in a Fragmented World

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This report examines political participation as a dimension of human development. It emphasizes the importance of political freedoms as a goal of human development, and explores how democratic institutions help promote economic and social progress. The Report examines power, politics and human development and presents the imperatives for continuous strengthening of democratic capacity within and across governments, institutions, and communities - rich and poor.show more

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  • Paperback | 291 pages
  • 215.4 x 278.9 x 15.5mm | 911.74g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • figs., tables
  • 0195219155
  • 9780195219159

Table of contents

OVERVIEW; Deepening democracy in a fragmented world; CHAPTER 1; THE STATE AND PROGRESS OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT; Trends in political participation and democracy around the world; The Millennium Development Goals: commitment and prospects; CHAPTER 2; DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT; The role of political freedom and participation in human development; Democracy and human development; CHAPTER 3; DEEPENING DEMOCRACY BY TACKLING DEMOCRATIC DEFICITS; Strengthening democratic institutions--and the links to human development priorities; Triggering change: breaking the concentration of power; Promoting democratic politics to deepen democratic practice; Deepening democracy for human development; CHAPTER 4; DEMOCRATIZING SECURITY TO PREVENT CONFLICT AND BUILD PEACE; Securing peace and public accountability; Core priorities for more democratic governance of the security sector; Democratic peacebuilding in war-torn societies; CHAPTER 5; DEEPENING DEMOCRACY AT THE GLOBAL LEVEL; Pluralism and global democracy: the role of civil society campaigns; Pluralism and global democracy--involving multiple stakeholders; Next steps in deepening the role of civil society; Building more democratic international institutions; Promoting democratic principles at the United Nations; Promoting democratic principles at the World Trade Organisation; Deepening democracy--global and national imperatives; SPECIAL CONTRIBUTIONS (IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE); Special Contribution--by United Nations Secretary General, Kofi Annan; Human development and human dignity--a special contribution by Aung San Suu Kyi; Special Contribution--by President Wade; Special Contribution--by President Khatami; The Role of Jubilee 2000 in Debt Relief--a special contribution by Bono, U2show more

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