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Applying the IAD Framework: The Incentives Inside a Development Agency

Clark C. Gibson

in The Samaritan's Dilemma: The Political Economy of Development Aid

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199278855
eISBN:
9780191602863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278857.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Incentives for an aid agency’s staff to learn about sustainability of field activities is one of the most fundamental factors in that agency’s quest for sustainable development outcomes. It is ... More


Transforming Education In Egypt: Western Influence and Domestic Policy Reform

Fatma H. Sayed

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160165
eISBN:
9781617970276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160165.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Basic education — considered essential for building democratic societies and competitive economies — has headed the agendas of development agencies in recent years. During the same period, Egypt ... More


Developing locally: An international comparison of local and regional economic development

Andrew Beer, Graham Haughton, and Alaric Maude (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345462
eISBN:
9781447302025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345462.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Throughout the developed world, governments have invested substantial sums in local and regional economic development. Many have spent heavily on local-development agencies and strategies to bolster ... More


Partner and Contractor to Government

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Modern chambers rely to a major extent on government finance through contracts. Early relationships developed through municipal improvement and local partnerships. This expanded to cover various ... More


The Globalization of Mountain Issues

Bernard Debarbieux, Gilles Rudaz, and Martin F. Price

in The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226031118
eISBN:
9780226031255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031255.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Globalization is part of a contemporary trend toward adopting a planetary scale as a means of emancipation from a primarily national representation of issues. Chapter 8 focuses on how mountains came ... More


Development Assistance and the Concept of Participation in Basic Education

Fatma H. Sayed

in Transforming Education In Egypt: Western Influence and Domestic Policy Reform

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160165
eISBN:
9781617970276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160165.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Identification of various external pressures on the Egyptian Ministry of Education makes them accept models of democratization, decentralization, and governance in education. Due to the absence of ... More


Governmentalizing Sovereignty: Indexes of State Fragility and the Calculability of Political Order *

Nehal Bhuta

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter studies the state fragility index of the US Agency for International Development (USAID). This index serves as an example of the uses, creation, and supposed measurement through ... More


Casino Publics

Bryant Simon

in Boardwalk of Dreams: Atlantic City and the Fate of Urban America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167535
eISBN:
9780199789016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167535.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Eight years after Resorts opened, ten more casinos had opened, giving the city's 30 million yearly visitors eleven different places in which to try their luck. By 1986, the city had become the single ... More


Conclusion

Fatma H. Sayed

in Transforming Education In Egypt: Western Influence and Domestic Policy Reform

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160165
eISBN:
9781617970276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160165.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The process of international socialization of basic reforms policy and the key of development agencies are habitualized and internalized within Egyptian educational institutions and makes them part ... More


Rethinking Human Development

Fernando Calderón

in Reconceptualizing Development in the Global Information Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198716082
eISBN:
9780191784309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716082.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter argues that the current goal of human development is the autonomy and dignity of people. From this point it is possible to analyze processes and developing policies. This goal would ... More


Partnering on Development

Jonathan S. Addleton

in Mongolia and the United States: A Diplomatic History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139941
eISBN:
9789888180868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139941.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter surveys the 20-year history of development partnerships between the United States and Mongolia, focusing especially on the work of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and ... More


Introduction

Nancy H. Kwak

in A World of Homeowners: American Power and the Politics of Housing Aid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226282350
eISBN:
9780226282497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226282497.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explains the nature of American interest in international housing conditions after World War II, as well as the mechanisms by which Americans funnelled aid abroad. American aid flowed ... More


The Regional Economies of Scotland

David Newlands

in The Transformation of Scotland: The Economy since 1700

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748614325
eISBN:
9780748653348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614325.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter is concerned with the evolving relationship between the Scottish economy and its constituent regions over the course of the twentieth century. It begins by considering the mechanisms by ... 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


State Aid, Government Shareholdings, and Industrial Policy

Tony Prosser

in The Economic Constitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199644537
eISBN:
9780191747816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644537.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

There is now only limited use of the term ‘industrial policy’ in the UK but there are still important ways in which government supports industry, most notably the financial services industry through ... More


City of Discovery?: Dundee since the 1980s

Jim Tomlinson

in Jute No More: Transforming Dundee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860905
eISBN:
9781474406031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860905.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter considers how Dundee responded to de-industrialisation, as both its inescapability and its radical implications became evident, especially from the 1980s. Dundee saw a rapid decline of ... More


Governor William Winter: A New Image for Mississippi

Charles C. Bolton

in William F. Winter and the New Mississippi: A Biography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037870
eISBN:
9781621039488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037870.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the new approach Winter brought to the governor’s office and his plan to launch an administration that would help transform the image of Mississippi in the eyes of her ... More


Global and Religious: Urban Aspirations and the Governance of Religions in Metro Manila

Jayeel Serrano |Cornelio

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores urban aspirations and the governance of religions in Metro Manila, the Philippines. The management of religions is not a central role for the agencies governing Metro Manila, ... 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


Mississippi, Who Has Been the Taillight, Can Now Be the Headlight: The Council’s International Work, 1975–1985

Rebecca Tuuri

in Strategic Sisterhood: The National Council of Negro Women in the Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638904
eISBN:
9781469638928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638904.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the National Council of Negro Women's (NCNW) international work, focusing especially on NCNW's postwar work for human rights and its later formation of an international division ... More


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