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.
About the Author
Toby Carroll, Senior Research Fellow, Centre on Asia and Globalisation, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore M Ramesh, Chair Professor of Governance and Public Policy, Hong Kong Institute of Education Darryl Jarvis, Associate Dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Hong Kong Institute of Education
Table of ContentsIntroduction: 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