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Knowledge for development? : comparing British, Japanese, Swedish and World Bank aid

Author: Kenneth King; Simon A McGrath
Publisher: Capetown, South Africa : HSRC Press ; London ; New York : Zed Books, 2004.
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In 1996, the World Bank President, James Wolfensohn, declared that his organization would henceforth be?the knowledge bank?. A new discourse of knowledge-based aid has since spread rapidly across the development field. This book is the first detailed attempt to analyse this new discourse and practice. Through an examination of four agencies - the World Bank, the British Department for International Development, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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King, Kenneth.
Knowledge for development?.
Capetown, South Africa : HSRC Press ; London ; New York : Zed Books, 2004
(DLC) 2003047924
(OCoLC)51944488
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth King; Simon A McGrath
ISBN: 9781848131538 1848131534
OCLC Number: 317081027
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 236 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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Other Titles: Comparing British, Japanese, Swedish and World Bank aid
Responsibility: Kenneth King, Simon McGrath.

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This publication is the first detailed critique of knowledge-based development aid and what it means in both theory and practice. The study examines four of the most influential international  Read more...

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