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Rhetoric and Reality in the World Bank’s Relations with NGOs: an Indonesian Case Study

Whitelum, Bernadette


The World Bank is one of the most powerful institutions in the world. And it is charged with some of the world’s most important goals, at least in rhetoric. The World Bank’s mission is “A World Free of Poverty”. World Bank rhetoric now sees the institution embrace such goals as ‘poverty alleviation’, ‘environmental sustainability’, ‘gendermainstreaming’, ‘good governance’, and ‘partnerships for development’. These claims demand critical analysis so that the reality of the Bank’s agenda and work...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003-01
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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