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International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects

International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects

 



This is the IDL community for the critical new book by Oxford University Press and IDRC: "International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects", a space for development thinkers and practitioners to learn and debate about international development - its origins, how it has changed and spread over time, and how it may evolve.

Tip for use: Each collection represents a book section and it contains the corresponding chapters as they appear in the book.

Keywords: International development, development economics, post-2015 Development Agenda, global development, curriculum, education, historical context, developing countries, Global South, majority world, development policy, economic policy, global poverty, governance, free book, International Development Research Centre, United Nations University, Centre for International Governance Innovation, IDRC, UNU, CIGI



Ceci est la communauté IDL du nouveau livre critique publié par la presse de l’Université d’Oxford et le CRDI : "International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects", un espace pour les penseurs et praticiens du développement à apprendre et débattre sur le développement international, ses origines, comment cela a-t-il changé et diffusé, et comment cela peut-il évoluer.

Conseil d'utilisation : Chaque collection représente une section de livre et elle contient les chapitres correspondants tels qu'ils figurent dans le livre original.

Mots-clés : Développement international, l'économie du développement, Agenda du développment post-2015, développement mondial, programmes, éducation, contexte historique, les pays en développement, la politique de développement, l'hémisphère sud, la majorité du monde, la politique économique, la pauvreté, la gouvernance, livre gratuit, Centre de recherches pour le développement international, Université des Nations Unies, Centre pour l'innovation dans la gouvernance internationale, le CRDI, l'UNU, le CIGI



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  • Epilogue 
    Malone, David M.; Kanbur, Ravi; Medhora, Rohinton; Currie-Alder, Bruce (2013)
    The book epilogue draws on previous chapters in the volume “International development : ideas, experience and prospects” including as well, the proceedings of a meeting of development practitioners (2012) comparing development ...
  • Jolly, Richard (2013)
    Four-fifths of the UN’s work relates to development and international support in health, agriculture, employment, population, and statistics; with coordination of international systems for reporting on weather, air traffic ...
  • Chin, Gregory; Heine, Jorge (2013)
    The global aid architecture is undergoing significant changes which could impair efficient delivery of global public goods. Given the considerable shifts in the balance of power in the global order over the past decade, ...
  • Kharas, Homi (2013)
    Essentially a creation of the post-World War II era, development assistance has since experienced a series of rapid transformations. While the “donors’ club” initially consisted mostly of a small number of multilaterals ...
  • Leipziger, Danny (2013)
    International financial institutions (IFI) analysis and ideas have dominated aspects of development strategy and ideology. This chapter discusses the Bretton Woods institutions — the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and ...
  • Tussie, Diana; Quiliconi, Cintia (2013)
    Some reflections are offered on current governance challenges of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The chapter discusses the most significant ways in which the trade regime has acted and reacted to the evolution of ideas ...
  • Adelman, Carol; Spantchak, Yulya (2013)
    This chapter covers the value of private resource flows in development assistance, the actors involved, and the impact of private flows on the development landscape. While Official Development Assistance (ODA) comprised ...
  • Naidoo, Kumi; Borren, Sylvia (2013)
    The concept of “civic driven change” counters an apolitical and technical understanding of development, which instead addresses political barriers that perpetuate poverty and inequality. ‘Shared interests’ can be both for ...
  • Kerstenetzky, Celia Lessa; Kerstenetzky, Jaques (2013)
    From power states to welfare states, we track the history of ideas and practices of state developmental action through the ebb and flow of arguments for intervention. We compare justifications of state intervention based ...
  • Galal, Ahmed; Selim, Hoda (2013)
    This chapter reviews the development experience of Arab countries since World War II, arguing that extractive economic and political institutions are the primary cause of underdevelopment in the region. While macroeconomic ...
  • Ajakaiye, Olu; Jerome, Afeikhena (2013)
    This chapter briefly appraises Africa’s development experience, especially since the 1960s when several African States became independent. It reviews the development experience and development policy practice in Africa ...
  • Kapur, Devesh (2013)
    There are a wide range of core functions, from regulation to security, and from social inclusion to public goods provision, where the State is and will be indispensable. This chapter examines growth and structural change ...
  • Ncube, Mthuli; Shimeles, Abebe; Verdier-Chouchane, Audrey (2013)
    The objective of this chapter is to show the interplay of ideas and experiences that have shaped South Africa’s development path in the pre- and post-apartheid era. It opens with an overview of the change in the development ...
  • Chile 
    Ottone, Ernesto; Vergara, Carlos (2013)
    “Development” is not only a concept but a particular relationship between state, market, and society. Chile’s achievements are tied to an effort to break through old political impasses to establish a new coalition based ...
  • Brazil 
    Flôres, Renato G. (2013)
    This chapter aims to understand the Brazilian political and social dynamics, identifying main features that affect the process of growth and development. The analysis covers eighty years, paying more attention to the period ...
  • China 
    Lan Xue; Ling Chen (2013)
    This chapter of “International development : ideas, experience and prospects” looks beyond ideological debate and provides an account of the development process that reflects upon the mistakes and pitfalls of China’s ...
  • Tay, Simon S.C. (2013)
    This chapter of “International development : ideas, experience and prospects” evaluates the idea of the Asian model of development, the ways it might seem to differ from others, and then considers gaps and further development ...
  • Lemos, Ronaldo; Varon Ferraz, Joana (2013)
    This chapter describes the field of Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) and maps key debates surrounding it. Practical examples of ICT use in the developing world are examined, including ...
  • Brook, David; MacMaster, Caitlyn; Singer, Peter A. (2013)
    Development thinking has evolved from seeing innovation as something exogenous to development efforts, to seeing it as something to be consciously fostered. This chapter reviews the history of innovation for development, ...

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