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Guy Arnold - Historical Dictionary of Aid and Development Organizations - 9780810830400 - V9780810830400
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Historical Dictionary of Aid and Development Organizations

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Description for Historical Dictionary of Aid and Development Organizations Hardback. Examines every aspect and phase of aid under appropriate headings. Includes an extensive bibliography subdivided into regional and subject areas and a dateline covering principal events in the development of aid strategies. Series: Historical Dictionaries of International Organizations. Num Pages: 216 pages, bibliography. BIC Classification: GBC; GTF; HBG; HBLW3; HBT; JKSR; JPS; KC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 143 x 17. Weight in Grams: 399.
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 ... Read more

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Scarecrow Press United States
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Historical Dictionaries of International Organizations
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Lanham, MD, United States
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About Guy Arnold
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.

Reviews for Historical Dictionary of Aid and Development Organizations
All entries are well-written and, while primarily descriptive, include some analysis and comment.
...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.

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