Historical Dictionary Of Aid And Development Organizations by Guy ArnoldHistorical Dictionary Of Aid And Development Organizations by Guy Arnold

Historical Dictionary Of Aid And Development Organizations

byGuy Arnold

Hardcover | April 16, 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.
Guy Arnold is a freelance writer and lecturer who has long specialized in North-South relations. He is a lecturer on international affairs for the University of Surrey.
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Title:Historical Dictionary Of Aid And Development OrganizationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:216 pages, 8.78 × 5.64 × 0.69 inPublished:April 16, 1996Publisher:Scarecrow Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:081083040X

ISBN - 13:9780810830400

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...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.