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Building Constituencies for the Bretton Woods Framework: Banks, Big Business, and the Cold War Coalition

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in Legislating International Organization: The US Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199765348
eISBN:
9780199918959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765348.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the building stage of the relationships among Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank, along with their domestic constituencies in American politics. The exogenous change that ... More


Reviving a Role for the Bretton Woods Institutions: The Financial Crisis of 2008

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in Legislating International Organization: The US Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199765348
eISBN:
9780199918959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765348.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this chapter, the IMF, World Bank, and Congress entered the revived stage of the relationship among them. The revival was triggered externally by the international dimensions of the 2008 financial ... More


Toward Another Kind of Development Practice

Julian Culp

in International Development and Human Aid: Principles, Norms and Institutions for the Global Sphere

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414470
eISBN:
9781474427005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414470.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the Discourse-Theoretic Rationale, presenting it as a novel moral rationale for certain forms of international development practice. This discourse-theoretic, internationalist ... More


New Labour triumphs

Rhiannon Vickers

in The Labour Party and the World: - Volume 2 Labour's Foreign Policy since 1951

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067464
eISBN:
9781781703243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067464.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter deals with the foreign policy of the Labour Party under the governments of Prime Minister Tony Blair. It comments on Robin Cook's mission statement concerning an ethical dimension to ... More


International Approaches to Governing Ethnic Diversity: Can Development Aid be a Tool in this Toolkit?

Elisabeth King

in International Approaches to Governing Ethnic Diversity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199676583
eISBN:
9780191757211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676583.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter examines the role of international development aid in poor, conflict-affected and ethnically divided societies, cataloguing and evaluating the range of current approaches. Using ... More


Conclusion: lending, investing and guaranteeing sustainable development

Susan Park

in World Bank Group Interactions with Environmentalists: Changing International Organisation Identities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079474
eISBN:
9781781703335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079474.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter assesses the broader implications of environmental shifts in the World Bank Group (WBG) organisation identities for the future of international development lending and environmental ... More


On Infertile Ground: Population Control and Women's Rights in the Era of Climate Change

Jade S. Sasser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479873432
eISBN:
9781479860142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479873432.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In On Infertile Ground, Jade S. Sasser explores how a small network of international development actors, including private donors, NGO program managers, scientists, and youth advocates is bringing ... More


The Development Dance: How Donors and Recipients Negotiate the Delivery of Foreign Aid

Haley J. Swedlund

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501712876
eISBN:
9781501709784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501712876.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The Development Dance is about how donor countries and recipient governments negotiate the delivery of foreign aid. The book provides a conceptual framework for understanding donor-government ... More


Global Statesman: How Gordon Brown Took New Labour to the World

David M. Webber

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423564
eISBN:
9781474438384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423564.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Global Statesman revisits the decade that Gordon Brown spent as architect-in-chief of the New Labour project, and charts an often neglected but crucial dimension of the Brown years: his commitment to ... More


Bearing Burdens

William O. Walker III

in The Rise and Decline of the American Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726132
eISBN:
9781501726149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726132.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter assesses the various obstacles impeding the expansion of the American Century from early 1961 through 1964. Numerous problems, including Laos, Berlin, the Cuban missile crisis, and ... More


Conclusion: New Ways of Pursuing Human Rights Promotion

Joel E. Oestreich

in Development and Human Rights: Rhetoric and Reality in India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190637347
eISBN:
9780190637378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190637347.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

This chapter revisits the two central questions posed in Chapter 1. It finds that rights-based approaches to development have created real, not rhetorical, change in the approach of the United ... More


Work environment, health and the international development agenda

Martin Hyde and Töres Theorell

in Work and Health in India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447327363
eISBN:
9781447327370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327363.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter reviews the current debates on the role of work and working conditions in the discourse on international development and explores the impact of vulnerable work and poor psychosocial ... More


Social justice, liberalism and philanthropy: the tensions and limitations of British foundations

Balihar Sanghera and Kate Bradley

in New philanthropy and social justice: Debating the conceptual and policy discourse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316978
eISBN:
9781447316992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316978.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores the roles of philanthropic foundations in international development relative to NGOs, civil society and social justice. The chapter firstly highlights the changing global ... More


Saving the World?

David M. Webber

in Global Statesman: How Gordon Brown Took New Labour to the World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423564
eISBN:
9781474438384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423564.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Drawing this book to a close, this concluding chapter returns to the core theoretical and empirical claims made in the opening chapter and throughout the book. It summarises those policies that ... More


Introduction

Sara de Jong

in Complicit Sisters: Gender and Women's Issues across North-South Divides

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190626563
eISBN:
9780190626587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190626563.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter introduces this study on women in the global North who want to “do good” by supporting women in or from the global South, either by engaging in international work or by working with ... More


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