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The World Bank and social transformation in international politics

David Williams

The World Bank and social transformation in international politics

liberalism, governance and sovereignty

by David Williams

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World Bank,
  • Liberalism,
  • Public administration

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid Williams.
    SeriesRoutledge/Warwick studies in globalisation
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 W53 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24057986M
    ISBN 109780415453004, 9780203928790
    LC Control Number2007040182

    Transformation of International Politics Changes in Sta te Purpose After the Napoleonic wars, the great powers of Europe met in Vienna development. Third, the role of the World Bank in the post- Second World inspired social scientists to model the world as a series of quantitatively de. Catherine E. Weaver The University of Texas at Austin Associate Professor and Graduate Director, Global Policy Studies, LBJ School of Public Affairs The World Bank’s Transparency Transformation,” in Alexander Betts and Phil Orchard, eds. Implementation and World Politics: How International Norms Change Practice. Oxford, UK.

      In the four and a half years since she became the first ever CIO of the World Bank Group, Stephanie von Friedeburg has transformed the function, increased its digital footprint, and developed an Author: Peter High.   Do human rights--as embodied in constitutions, national laws, and international agreements--foster improvements in the lives of the poor or otherwise marginalized populations? When, where, how, and under what conditions? Closing the Rights Gap: From Human Rights to Social Transformation systematically compares a range of case studies from around the world .

    'That world politics remain a work in progress is the foundational premise for Barry Buzan and George Lawson’s splendid new book, The Global Transformation: History, Modernity, and the Making of International by: The book demonstrates the rise of scientific ideas across three cases: natural philosophy in balance of power politics, –; geology and Darwinism in British colonial policy and international colonial orders, –; and cybernetic-systems thinking and economics in the World Bank and American liberal order, –


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