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Technocracy and the market: world bank group technical assistance and the rise of neoliberalism

Bazbauers, Adrian Robert


This thesis analyses the provision of technical assistance by the World Bank Group (the Group) from 1946 to 2010. Technical assistance concerns the transmission of knowledge and practices to encourage economic growth. Starting from the ontological position that “development” is merely a series of normative positions that change over time and that are dependent upon the worldview of the observer, it argues that Group technical assistance has helped to construct, project, and legitimise...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-10-01
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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