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HIV/AIDS Policies: Too Little, Too Late

Eileen Stillwaggon

in AIDS and the Ecology of Poverty

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195169270
eISBN:
9780199783427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169271.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the impact of misguided development policy and inadequate epidemiology and health economics methodology on the choice of interventions for HIV and other health problems in poor ... More


Watchdogs of the Sea: Bantay Dagat

Barbara Goldoftas

in The Green Tiger: The Costs of Ecological Decline in the Philippines

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195135114
eISBN:
9780199868216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135114.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Philippines depends on its coastal coral reef fisheries as a critical source of livelihood and seafood for both export and domestic consumption. By the mid-1990s, these fisheries had been ... More


UN‐led reconstruction following US‐led military intervention: Afghanistan

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Following US-led military intervention and regime change, Afghanistan's reconstruction, unlike Iraq's, was largely UN-led. The new government made executive decisions but was highly aid-dependent. By ... More


The Development Decade

Amanda Kay McVety

in Enlightened Aid: U.S. Development as Foreign Policy in Ethiopia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796915
eISBN:
9780199933266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796915.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

John F. Kennedy eagerly embraced the use of foreign aid as an instrument of foreign policy, reforming the existing Point Four model into the US Agency for International Development. Lyndon Johnson ... More


Rethinking “American Answer”

Amanda Kay McVety

in Enlightened Aid: U.S. Development as Foreign Policy in Ethiopia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796915
eISBN:
9780199933266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796915.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

The 1984-1985 Ethiopian famine raised troubling questions about the effectiveness of foreign aid and helped to spark two decades of new international aid policies. Despite new policies and a ... More


Global Compassion: Private Voluntary Organizations and U.S. Foreign Policy Since 1939

Rachel M. McCleary

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195371178
eISBN:
9780199870592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371178.001.1
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines how American foreign policy has shaped the relationship between international private voluntary organizations and the U.S. federal government. Private voluntary organizations ... More


The Internationalization of American Aid

Rachel M. McCleary

in Global Compassion: Private Voluntary Organizations and U.S. Foreign Policy Since 1939

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195371178
eISBN:
9780199870592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371178.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The field of international relief and development during the 1960s went through several changes. The foreign policy agenda of John F. Kennedy’s administration brought significant reform to foreign ... More


Expanding the Nile’s Watershed: The Science and Politics of Land Reclamation in Egypt

Jessica Barnes

in Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199768677
eISBN:
9780199979608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768677.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter places water at the forefront of the story of land reclamation in Egypt. Using the World Bank's New Land Development Project as a case study, the chapter tracks how water—as both a ... More


Western Perspectives on Democracy in Central Asia

Mariya Y. Omelicheva

in Democracy in Central Asia: Competing Perspectives and Alternative Strategies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813160689
eISBN:
9780813161006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160689.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Discussed in this chapter are US and EU views on democracy and international democratization, as well as normative and instrumental beliefs about the benefits and intrinsic merits of democracy as a ... More


What Private Sector? (1986–1989)

Adams Adrian and So Jaabe

in A Claim to Land by the River: A Household in Senegal, 1720-1994

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201915
eISBN:
9780191675072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201915.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The federation was not invited to the USAID (United States Agency for International Development)-funded seminar organised in Bakel in August 1986 to inform local elected representatives and farmers' ... More


Of Demolitions and Donors the Problematics of State Intervention in Informal Cairo1

Diane Singerman

in Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162886
eISBN:
9781617970351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162886.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows that “the logic of neglectful rule”, is not simply due to a scarcity of resources to service, regulate, and improve the city but can be understood better as a mix of disengagement, ... More


An Epidemic of Disputes

Didier Fassin

in When Bodies Remember: Experiences and Politics of AIDS in South Africa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244672
eISBN:
9780520940451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244672.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Significant attention has been devoted, locally and internationally, to issues raised by South Africa over HIV and AIDS. Politics has taken center stage in the South African response to the AIDS ... More


Conclusions: Doing Good Better

Ann Swidler and Susan Cotts Watkins

in A Fraught Embrace: The Romance and Reality of AIDS Altruism in Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173924
eISBN:
9781400884988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173924.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This concluding chapter explains how hard the task of the AIDS enterprise is. It is difficult because the visions that inspire the romance of altruism are often at odds with the visions of the ... More


Citizens’ Revolution, 2006 to 2015: The Rise of the Paradoxical State

Tammy L. Lewis

in Ecuador's Environmental Revolutions: Ecoimperialists, Ecodependents, and Ecoresisters

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034296
eISBN:
9780262333382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034296.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines the sweeping changes that have taken place since President Rafael Correa came to power as part of the socialist “Citizens’ Revolution” to transform the state from a weak agent ... More


The actors

Mary Venner

in Donors, Technical Assistance and Public Administration in Kosovo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992729
eISBN:
9781526115317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992729.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 identifies the lead players in the story. These comprised some of the largest and most influential international organisations, development bodies and bilateral donors. It examines each of ... More


Becoming a Best Practice: Neoliberalism and the Curious Case of Participatory Budgeting

Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Ernesto Ganuza

in Democratizing Inequalities: Dilemmas of the New Public Participation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479847273
eISBN:
9781479800223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479847273.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how the concept of “participatory budgeting” has become a global phenomenon. It traces the genealogy of participatory budgeting, from its original formulation as a tool of ... More


Reflecting on Researchers' Diverse Resources

in Unruly Complexity: Ecology, Interpretation, Engagement

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226790350
eISBN:
9780226790398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226790398.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter presents a postscript to the reconstruction of the 1947 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) modeling study. Given that the components of Picardi's heterogeneous web were mutually ... More


Tracing the Roots of Neoliberal Conservation

Catherine A. Corson

in Corridors of Power: The Politics of Environmental Aid to Madagascar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300212273
eISBN:
9780300225068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212273.003.0004
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter chronicles the history of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) environmental funding, focusing on the expansion of its biodiversity conservation program, which ... More


Creating the Transnational Conservation Enterprise

Catherine A. Corson

in Corridors of Power: The Politics of Environmental Aid to Madagascar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300212273
eISBN:
9780300225068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212273.003.0006
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter aims to show—by moving between policy-making sites in the United States and Madagascar—how the evolution of America's environmental investments in Madagascar was both constitutive and ... More


America—The Last Imagined Empire?

Zeinab Abul-Magd

in Imagined Empires: A History of Revolt in Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520275522
eISBN:
9780520956537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275522.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

On the eve of the Egyptian Revolution of 2011, the US administration was acting as another empire, a sole global hegemon, in the south and north of Egypt. American imperialism aimed to take place ... More


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