The World Bank

The World Bank : Lending on a Global Scale

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A broad range of international contributors assess the impact of the World Bank on the modern world. Topics covered include: structural adjustment in Africa,the history of the Bank, development projects, cross-cultural coalitions, and the politics of the World Bank.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 15mm | 340g
  • PLUTO PRESS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1, black & white illustrations
  • 0745310494
  • 9780745310497

Table of contents

The challenge of Africa's socioeconomic development, Owodunni Teriba; an altenative to structural adjustment, C.P. Chandrasekhar; the World Bank's focus on poverty, Barend A. de Vries; looking before they leap - environmental and social impact assessment, J. Cock and E. Webster; human rights, democracy and good governance - stretching the World Bank's policy front, David Gillies; foreign assistance as catalyst for domestic coalition building, Daniel C. Milder.show more