A Samaritan State Revisited: Historical Perspectives on Canadian Foreign Aid by Greg DonaghyA Samaritan State Revisited: Historical Perspectives on Canadian Foreign Aid by Greg Donaghy

A Samaritan State Revisited: Historical Perspectives on Canadian Foreign Aid

EditorGreg Donaghy, David WebsterContribution byDavid Black

Paperback | August 15, 2019

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A Samaritan State Revisited brings together a refreshing group of emerging and leading scholars to reflect on the history of Canada?s overseas development aid. Addressing the broad ideological and institutional origins of Canada?s official development assistance in the 1950s and specific themes in its evolution and professionalization after 1960, this collection is the first to explore Canada?s history with foreign aid with this level of interrogative detail. Extending from the 1950s to the present and covering Canadian aid to all regions of the Global South, from South and Southeast Asia to Latin America and Africa, these essays embrace a variety of approaches and methodologies ranging from traditional, archival-based research to textual and image analysis, oral history, and administrative studies. A Samaritan State Revisited weaves together a unique synthesis of governmental and non-governmental perspectives, providing a clear and readily accessible explanation of the forces that have shaped Canadian foreign aid policy.
Greg Donaghy is head of the Historical Section, Global Affairs Canada. He is co-Editor of From Kinshasa to Kandahar: Canada and Fragile States in Historical Perspective. David Webster is an associate professor of History at Bishop?s University. He is author of Flowers in the Wall: Truth and Reconciliation in Timor-Leste, Indonesia, and...
Title:A Samaritan State Revisited: Historical Perspectives on Canadian Foreign AidFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:368 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:August 15, 2019Publisher:University Of Calgary PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1773850407

ISBN - 13:9781773850405


Table of Contents

IntroductionDavid Webster and Greg Donaghy1. Encounter and Apprenticeship: The Colombo Plan and Canadian Aid in India, 1950-1960Jill Campbell-Miller 2. ?Reasonably Well-Organized?: A History of Early Aid AdministrationGreg Donaghy3. Developing the World in Canada?s Image: Hugh Keenleyside and Technical AssistanceDavid Webster4. ?A One Way Street?: The Limits of Canada?s Aid Relations with Pakistan, 1958-1972Ryan Touhey5. One Size Fits All?: Canadian Development Assistance to Colombia, 1953-1972Stefano Tijerina6. Samaritanos canadienses?: Canadian Development Assistance in Latin America during the Trudeau YearsAsa McKercher7. Building a Base: The Growth of Public Engagement with Canadian Foreign Aid Policy, 1950-1980Ted Cogan8. ?Trotsky in Pinstripes?: Lewis Peribam, CIDA, and the Non-Governmental Organizations Program, 1968-1991Kevin Brushett9. Pictures in Development: The Canadian International Development Agency?s Photo LibrarySonya de Laat 10. ?Tears are not Enough?: Canadian Political and Social Mobilization for Famine Relief in Ethopia, 1984-88Nassisse Soloman11. Canadian Development Assistance to Latin AmericaLaura Macdonald12. CIDA and Aid to Africa in the 1990s: A Crisis of ConfidenceDavid Black13. A Samaritan State?: Canadian Foreign Age and the Challenges of Policy Coherence for DevelopmentStephen BrownConcluding Reflections: Beyond AidDominique Marshall