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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)
    How will development thought and practice evolve over the next fifty years? Looking back, there has been tremendous progress in well-being among nations. The objectives of development broadened, from income and distribution, ...
  • Jolly, Richard (2013)
    The UN has played a bigger and more influential role in development thinking and action than often realized. In contrast to the Bretton Woods Institutions, development approaches in the UN have been multi-disciplinary, ...
  • Chin, Gregory; Heine, Jorge (2013)
    This chapter assesses the institutional consequences of the misalignment of representational arrangements in the main consultative forums for development cooperation, given the considerable shifts in the actual balance ...
  • 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)
    Development thinking has evolved from the early works of W. Arthur Lewis and Paul Rosenstein-Rodan and has been influenced by new and varied schools of thought. Emphases have shifted from capital accumulation and technical ...
  • Tussie, Diana; Quiliconi, Cintia (2013)
    Historically, development has not been at the core of the multilateral trade regime. The multilateral trade system did not incorporate development concerns until the Doha Development round, which paradoxically has since ...
  • Adelman, Carol; Spantchak, Yulya (2013)
    While Official Development Assistance (ODA) comprised the majority of resource flows in international development during much of the twentieth century, today private money, composed of philanthropy, remittances, and ...
  • Naidoo, Kumi; Borren, Sylvia (2013)
    Civil society is the arena, outside of the state and the market, which is created by individual and collective actions, organizations, and institutions to advance shared interests. The concept of ‘shared interests’ can ...
  • 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 the Arab countries since World War II, arguing that extractive economic and political institutions are the primary cause of the current state of underdevelopment in the ...
  • Ajakaiye, Olu; Jerome, Afeikhena (2013)
    This chapter appraises sub-Saharan Africa’s development experience in the postindependence era. The evidence indicates that the experience has been varied and episodic. Since the beginning of the twenty-first century, ...
  • Kapur, Devesh (2013)
    This chapter examines growth and structural change in the Indian economy since independence, focusing on the key drivers and critical junctures that led to changes in economic policies and their consequences for growth and ...
  • Ncube, Mthuli; Shimeles, Abebe; Verdier-Chouchane, Audrey (2013)
    The end of apartheid in 1994 ushered in a new era in South Africa, and with it the challenge of building a democratic, inclusive, and stable society. The government led by the African National Congress initially adopted a ...
  • Chile 
    Ottone, Ernesto; Vergara, Carlos (2013)
    Chile has experienced dramatically different models of development over the past century, ranging from early efforts at inclusion to accommodate people moving to cities, to import substitution following the Great Depression ...
  • Brazil 
    Flôres, Renato G. (2013)
    Brazil offers an interesting case study of economic growth which combines both textbook and unorthodox policies. Eighty years of Brazilian history are described in three periods: the first beginning in 1930 with Getúlio ...
  • China 
    Lan Xue; Ling Chen (2013)
    There has been much discussion of the “China Model” and to what extent it can be replicated. China’s success can be explained through three relationships: domestic and international, economic and governmental, and central ...
  • Tay, Simon S.C. (2013)
    The idea of an Asian model for development grew with the rise of the “tiger” economies of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan, dubbed “the East Asian Miracle” by the World Bank. This model came under stress in ...
  • Lemos, Ronaldo; Varon Ferraz, Joana (2013)
    How do Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) contribute to international development? What roles do the state and market play in deploying ICTs? How can one assess the development impact of ICTs, and are these ...
  • Brook, David; MacMaster, Caitlyn; Singer, Peter A. (2013)
    Science and technology have contributed to development through improved food production, enhanced nutrition, improved health, longer lives, and many other areas. Over the past fifty years, thinking has evolved from seeing ...
  • Arocena, Rodrigo; Göransson, Bo; Sutz, Judith (2013)
    This chapter traces the origin of the modern university and its role in economic growth and development. From institutions primarily concerned with reproducing existing knowledge, universities have evolved into a crucial ...

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