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A World Fit for Children

Susan C. Mapp

in Global Child Welfare and Well-Being

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195339710
eISBN:
9780199863686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339710.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews issues discussed in the book and suggests the Millennium Development Goals as a vehicle for creating solutions. The importance of addressing these issues is underscored.


Developing Useful Goals

Mo Yee Lee, John Sebold, and Adriana Uken

in Solution-Focused Treatment of Domestic Violence Offenders: Accountability for Change

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195146776
eISBN:
9780199864805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146776.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter describes the use of goals to create a context in treatment where positive change is expected to occur and accountability for changing one's behavior is established. The focus is on ... More


New Sources of Development Finance

A. B. Atkinson (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As their Millennium Development Goals, world leaders have pledged by 2015 to halve the number of people living in extreme poverty and hunger, to achieve universal primary education, to reduce child ... More


Innovative Sources to Meet A Global Challenge

Anthony B. Atkinson

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that were affirmed at the Millennium Summit in 2000 are summarised and the role of Official Development Assistance (ODA) as an important vehicle for ... More


Market and State

Yujiro Hayami and Yoshihisa Godo

in Development Economics: From the Poverty to the Wealth of Nations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199272709
eISBN:
9780191602870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272700.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The question of what kind of institutional set-up would be appropriate for promoting economic development is approached in terms of combination between market and state. The traditional debates on ... More


Millennium Development Goals

Susan C. Mapp

in Human Rights and Social Justice in a Global Perspective: An Introduction to International Social Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195313451
eISBN:
9780199893423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313451.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses the Millennium Development Goals. The Millennium Development Goals were developed in 2000 by the United Nations in an attempt to address the primary issues and provide a ... More


A short history of ‘pro-poor policy’ 1970–2010

Paul Mosley

in The Politics of Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692125
eISBN:
9780191739286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692125.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

When development studies were born, after decolonization in the middle of the twentieth century, poverty was not an important concern of policy-makers. This chapter asks how this situation changed in ... More


The post-2015 development agenda: Building a global convergence on policy options

James Wakiaga

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Chapter analyses the post-Millennium Development Goals policy debate to frame a successor framework that is universally acceptable. It looks at the changing global dynamics since the adoption of ... More


African development through peace and security to sustainability

Karolina Werner

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on the importance of including peace and security in the development agenda. Identifying both fragile and conflict-affected states, it will analyze the obstacles to development ... More


Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Hany Besada and Timothy M. Shaw (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Africa’s economies need dynamism to respond to global competition. Strategies are needed that will enhance transformation and socio-economic achievement within the context of the Post-2015 ... More


Introduction: Global Governance through Goal Setting

Norichika Kanie, Steven Bernstein, Frank Biermann, and Peter M. Haas

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter lays out a research agenda to assess conditions, challenges, and prospects for the Sustainable Development Goals to pursue this aim. First, the chapter discusses goal setting as a global ... More


Debates on the Measurement of Global Poverty

Sudhir Anand, Paul Segal, and Joseph E. Stiglitz (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558032
eISBN:
9780191721335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558032.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The international community's commitment to halve global poverty by 2015 has been enshrined in the first Millennium Development Goal. How global poverty is measured is a critical element in assessing ... 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


Measuring Progress in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

László Pintér, Marcel Kok, and Dora Almassy

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The chapter argues that the global process that lead to the adoption of the sustainable development goals is synergistic with the decades-old ambition to redefine the framework of how society ... More


Lessons from the Health-Related Millennium Development Goals

Steinar Andresen and Masahiko Iguchi

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter first evaluates the MDGs achievements. The MDGs are evaluated positively for their achievements in poverty reduction, gender disparity in school education, gender equality and some of ... More


Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Hany Besada, Leah McMillan Polonenko, and Manmohan Agarwal (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set by the United Nations were deliberately ambitious, and they have been the subject of much debate. Now, with the 2015 target date for many of the goals ... More


Promoting Equitable And Sustainable Human Development

Richard Jolly

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes how social injustice can be reduced by promoting equitable and sustainable human development. It covers requirements for greater social justice in public health. It describes ... More


Educational Issues

Susan C. Mapp

in Global Child Welfare and Well-Being

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195339710
eISBN:
9780199863686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339710.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The chapter opens with gains and concerns regarding education. The Millennium Development Goals regard education as essential, yet the availability of quality education remains limited in many areas. ... More


Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Norichika Kanie and Frank Biermann (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In September 2015, the UN General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals as an integral part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Sustainable Development Goals mark the ... More


Aid to Fragile States: Do Donors Help or Hinder?

Stephen Browne

in Foreign Aid for Development: Issues, Challenges, and the New Agenda

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580934
eISBN:
9780191723346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580934.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The record of aid to fragile and poorly-performing states is the real test of aid effectiveness. Rich countries can justify aid to fragile states both through altruism and self-interest. But, with ... More


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