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Globalisation, poverty and conflict : a critical "development" reader

Author: Max Spoor
Publisher: Dordrecht ; London : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2005.
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Globalisation, poverty and conflict.
Dordrecht ; London : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004
(OCoLC)57640557
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Max Spoor
ISBN: 140202858X 9781402028588 1402028571 9781402028571
OCLC Number: 58675857
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 339 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Table of Contents --
Abbreviations --
INTRODUCTION --
Globalisation, Poverty and Conflict --
1. Introduction --
2. Review of the Chapters --
3. The Conference and this Reader --
PART I: GLOBALISATION, INEQUALITY AND POVERTY --
Chapter 1 From Exclusive to Inclusive Development --
Chapter 2 Collateral Damage or Calculated Default? The Millennium Development Goals and the Politics of Globalisation --
1. Introduction --
2. The Millennium Development Goals --
3. Global Poverty --
4. Politics: Gaining New Insights or Ignoring Them? --
5. Aid and Cooperation --
6. Are We on Track? --
7. The Politics of Globalisation --
Chapter 3 Can Improved Human Development Policies Break the Cycle of Poverty? --
1. Introduction --
2. Poverty and Development Trends --
3. Human Development --
4. The Quality of Human Development Policies --
5. Accelerating Human Development --
6. Conclusion --
Chapter 4 Inequality, Poverty and Conflict in Transition Economies --
1. Introduction --
2. Growth with Inequality: Accession Countries and Emerging Peripheries --
3. Increased Income Inequality and Higher Rural Poverty Risks --
4. Conclusions --
Chapter 5 Globalisation, Marginalisation and Conflict --
1. Introduction --
2. Globalisation and Marginalisation --
3. Suspension of the Development Contract --
4. The Development of Violent Internal Conflict --
5. Conclusion --
Chapter 6 The Slow Progress of International Financial Reform --
1. Introduction --
2. What Progress Till Now? --
3. Crises Prevention: Have the Right Measures Been Taken? --
4. Political Economy --
5. Conclusions and Policy Suggestions for Encouraging Private flows --
Chapter 7 The Debt Crisis and the South in an Era of Globalisation --
1. Introduction --
2. Waves of Resource Flows and Changes in Debt Structures --
3. The Way Out: Globalising Insolvency Procedures --
4. Shortcomings of the IMF Model --
5. A Fair and Transparent Process --
6. Concluding Remarks --
PART II: GOVERNANCE, CIVIL SOCIETY AND POVERTY --
Chapter 8 Disempowering New Democracies and the Persistence of Poverty --
1. Introduction --
2. The Centrality of Growth and Equity --
3. An Elective Affinity? --
4. Some Evidence and Illustrative Examples --
5. The Problematique --
6. Some Explanations --
7. Globalisation, Structural Adjustment and "Choiceless Democracies" --
8. Conclusion --
Chapter 9 Local Governance and Rural Poverty in Africa --
1. The Common Identity of Sub-Saharan Africa --
2. The Search for a Governance Paradigm Conducive to Development in Africa --
3. Governance and the Administration of Rural Poverty --
4. Decentralisation of Conflict and Poverty --
5. Regulation and Rural Poverty --
6. Conclusion --
Chapter 10 Local Governance Hybrids: Enabling Policies and Citizen Approaches to Poverty Reduction --
1. Introduction --
2. Enablement and Citizenship --
3. Constituent Elements of New Governance Hybrids for Poverty Reduction --
4. Limitations and Concluding Observations --
Chapter 11 Civic Engagement, Social Accountability and the Governance Crisis --
1. Defining Civic Engagement --
2. Aspects of Civic Engagement --
3. The Governance Crisis --
4. Social Accountability --tidtid190.
Other Titles: Globalization, poverty and conflict
Responsibility: edited by Max Spoor.

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