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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


‘If we’re Christians at all’: Irish foreign aid

Kevin O’Sullivan

in Ireland, Africa and the end of empire: Small state identity in the Cold War 1955 - 75

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086021
eISBN:
9781781704905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086021.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the conflagration of forces from above (the rapid expansion of the foreign aid regime) and below (the rise of an increasingly powerful NGO sector) that transformed aid and ... More


Ireland, Africa and the end of empire: Small state identity in the Cold War 1955 - 75

Kevin O'Sullivan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086021
eISBN:
9781781704905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086021.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the twenty years after Ireland joined the UN in 1955, one subject dominated its fortunes: Africa. The first detailed study of Ireland's relationship with that continent, this book documents its ... More


“The Virgin Mary Is Going South”: Refugee Resettlement in South Vietnam

Jessica Elkind

in Aid Under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813165837
eISBN:
9780813167183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165837.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines US involvement in refugee resettlement schemes between 1954 and 1956.Refugee assistance served as a critical and formative experience for American nation builders in Vietnam and ... More


The Development Dance

Haley J. Swedlund

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501712876
eISBN:
9781501709784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501712876.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 1 summarizes the core arguments of the book and introduces the significance of the project both theoretically and practically. The chapter argues that scholars and practitioners too often ... More


Concern for Africa: The Biafran humanitarian crisis

Kevin O’Sullivan

in Ireland, Africa and the end of empire: Small state identity in the Cold War 1955 - 75

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086021
eISBN:
9781781704905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086021.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the rise of two new, and related, forms of international relations that simultaneously bolstered and bypassed traditional channels of diplomacy: aid and humanitarianism. It ... More


Martin Luther King Jr. and Africa: Then and Now

William G. Jones

in Dream and Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811844
eISBN:
9781496811882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811844.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter provides insight into Martin Luther King, Jr.’s foreign policy philosophy and solutions for Africa. The research reveals a civil rights leader who is deeply knowledgeable of the ... More


Who Owns U.S. Aid to Haiti?

Robert Maguire

in Who Owns Haiti?: People, Power, and Sovereignty

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062266
eISBN:
9780813051987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062266.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

“Who Owns U.S. Aid to Haiti?” traces the decades-long failure of U.S. foreign aid to Haiti to alleviate poverty and achieve sustained and equitable development and economic growth. Specifically, the ... More


Unmistakably European: Ireland and the decolonisation of Africa

Kevin O’Sullivan

in Ireland, Africa and the end of empire: Small state identity in the Cold War 1955 - 75

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086021
eISBN:
9781781704905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086021.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter outlines the key role played by decolonisation, the ends of empire, and the emergence of independent Africa in shaping Ireland's post-war identity. Missionary links fostered an interest ... More


Obstructing

Matthew N. Green

in Underdog Politics: The Minority Party in the U.S. House of Representatives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300181036
eISBN:
9780300182262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181036.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on obstructing floor proceedings. It starts with three noteworthy instances in which delay was significant and obstruction was the minority party's clear intent, discussing why ... More


The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book chronicles India’s quest for universal elementary education (UEE) with focus on the period after 1986, a period during which India made spectacular strides progressing from a country which ... More


India and Jomtien

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the run-up to the World Conference on Education for All held at Jomtien (1990), the negotiation process and the outcomes of that Conference. It outlines the paradigmatic shifts ... More


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