Delusions Of Development: The World Bank and the Post-Washington Consensus in Southeast Asia

Hardcover | September 22, 2010

byT. Carroll

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Investigates the World Bank's promotion of market-led development in the underdeveloped world and the impact that this promotion has upon citizenship. This book looks at this subject using case studies drawn from Southeast Asia, one of the world's most diverse regions.

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Investigates the World Bank's promotion of market-led development in the underdeveloped world and the impact that this promotion has upon citizenship. This book looks at this subject using case studies drawn from Southeast Asia, one of the world's most diverse regions.

TOBY CARROLL is a Research Fellow at the Centre on Asia and Globalization, National University of Singapore. His research interests are in the field of political economy, and he has published work on development in Southeast Asia in journals such as Development and Change, Australian Journal of International Affairs and Journal of Con...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.03 inPublished:September 22, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230229557

ISBN - 13:9780230229556

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Delusions of Development - the World Bank, the post-Washington Consensus and Politics in Southeast Asia
Contending Understandings of the New Development Agenda
SIN Rising
Getting the 'New Basics' Right: the Prescriptive Themes of SIN and their Intellectual Foundations
Embedding the New Basics: the Delivery Devices and Political Technologies of SIN
Attempting Market Extension through SIN: the Privatisation of Manila's Water
Participating in the Embedding of SIN: the World Bank's Country Assistance Strategy for the Philippines
Everyone Loves a Winner: the Politics of Partnership in Vietnam and Cambodia
A 'SINful' Approach to Poverty Reduction? Community-Driven Development and Attempting Market Citizenship in Indonesia Conclusion: The Impossible Mission and its Antidote