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The world bank : development, poverty, hegemony

Author: David Moore
Publisher: Scottsville, South Africa : University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2007.
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The World Bank: Development, Poverty, Hegemony scrutinises the World Bank{u2019}s agenda-setting documents of the past fifteen years from its examinations of African {u2018}crises{u2019} and East Asian {u2018}miracles{u2019}, to its perspectives on the state{u2019}s changing developmental role, the Bank{u2019}s environmental and participatory strategies, and the institution{u2019}s changes since Paul Wolfowitz took  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
World Bank.
Scottsville, South Africa : University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2007
(OCoLC)646914550
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Moore
ISBN: 1869141008 9781869141004
OCLC Number: 166267475
Description: xiii, 581 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The World Bank and its (sheepish) wolves / David Moore --
The World Bank and the Gramsci Effect: towards a transnational state and global hegemony? / David Moore --
Plenty of poverty or the poverty of plenty? the World Bank at the turn of the millennium / Scott MacWilliam --
Constructing the economic space: the World Bank and the making of Homo oeconomicus / David Williams --
The developmental state is dead: long live social capital? / Ben Fine --
The Bank's 'greenspeak', the power of knowledge and 'sustaindevelopment' / Thomas Wanner --
Governing through participation? The World Bank's new approach to the poor / Susanne Schech and Sanjugta vas Dev --
The World Bank and the liberal project / David Williams and Tom Young --
Sail on ship of state: neoliberalism, globalisation and the governance of Africa / David Moore --
Japan, the World Bank, and the art of paradigm maintenance: The East Asian Miracle in political perspective / Robert Wade --
Miracles of modernisation and crises of capitalism: the World Bank, East Asian development and liberal hegemony / Mark T. Berger and Mark Beeson --
Structural adjustment and African agriculture: a retrospect / Henry Bernstein --
The World Bank and the construction of governance states in Africa / Graham Harrison --
Levelling the playing fields and embedding illusions: 'post-conflict' discourse and neoliberal 'development' in war-torn African / David Moore --
Producing the poor: the World Bank's new discourse of domination / Richard Pithouse --
The king is dead (long live the king?): from Wolfensohn to Wolfowitz at the World Bank / Marcus Taylor and Susanne Soederberg --
Civil society and Wolfowitz's World Bank: reform or rejection? / Patrick Bond.
Responsibility: edited by David Moore.
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