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Historical Dictionary of Aid and Development Organizations - Historical Dictionaries of International Organizations 10 (Hardback)
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Historical Dictionary of Aid and Development Organizations - Historical Dictionaries of International Organizations 10 (Hardback)

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Hardback 216 Pages / Published: 16/04/1996
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Foreign aid, whose growth coincided with the years of the Cold War, is now an accepted part of international relations. This dictionary documents every aspect and phase of aid: the power and influence of the World Bank and IMF; the impact of OPEC; individual government departments responsible for aid; regional and political organizations; the United Nations; and the role of Non-Government Organizations (NGOs). In his wide-ranging introduction, Arnold illustrates the development of foreign aid as a policy tool beginning with the U.S. Marshall Plan and the subsequent development, with the Colombo Plan of 1950, of a new principle in international relations: that the rich, developed countries had a duty and a self-interest in providing economic assistance for poor, less developed countries. Includes bibliography and chronology.

Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810830400
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 399 g
Dimensions: 223 x 143 x 18 mm


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All entries are well-written and, while primarily descriptive, include some analysis and comment. * s *
...succinct reference guide to the major organizations, events, and concepts relating to post-WW II economic development...for completeness, college and university libraries will want to add Arnold's book to their collection. * CHOICE *

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