The World Bank: from reconstruction to development to equity

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The World Bank is one of the most important and least understood major international institutions. This book provides a concise, accessible and comprehensive overview of the World Bank's history, development, structure, functionality and activities.

These themes are illustrated with a wide variety of case studies drawn from the Bank's international activities. Also discussed are the controversial challenges that the Bank now faces in the light of the criticism from campaigners and NGOs.

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table_of_contents "In the catbird's seat" : the World Bank and international development -- How the World Bank has evolved in response to external events -- Nuts and bolts : how the World Bank functions -- Development partnerships and the World Bank -- Grounding in realities : the World Bank at work -- The World Bank and its critics -- Looking ahead : challenges facing the World Bank -- Conclusion : an ideal for the World Bank.
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