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The trouble with aid : why less could mean more for Africa

Author: Jonathan Glennie
Publisher: London : Zed Books, 2008.
Series: African arguments.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book argues that, along with its many benefits, government aid to Africa has often meant more poverty, more hungry people, and damage to democratic institutions.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Glennie
ISBN: 1848130392 9781848130395 9781848130401 1848130406
OCLC Number: 286736763
Description: IX, 175 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: 1. Time to think again2. The new aid era3. All aid's impacts: The bigger picture4. Pulling the strings: The reality of aid conditionality5. Institutions, institutions, institutions6. Aid, growth and confused academics7. A better future?8. Why is aid really going up?9. What is to be done?NotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: African arguments.
Responsibility: Jonathan Glennie.

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'Readable, reasoned yet radical; Glennie urges governments, campaigners and others to look beyond aid and consider other ways to help impoverished nations and citizens stand on their own feet.'Alex Read more...

 
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