Governing Failure: Provisional Expertise and the Transformation of Global Development Finance

Governing Failure: Provisional Expertise and the Transformation of Global Development Finance

by Jacqueline Best

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ISBN-13: 9781107474932
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/27/2014
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Jacqueline Best is an Associate Professor in the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa. Her work focuses on the social, cultural and political underpinnings of the global economic system, which she studies by examining how organizations such as the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank work to govern the global economy.

Table of Contents

Part I. Understanding How Global Governance Works: 1. Introduction; 2. A meso-level analysis; Part II. History: 3. What came before; 4. Transformations; Part III. New Governance Strategies: 5. Fostering ownership; 6. Developing global standards; 7. Managing risk and vulnerability; 8. Measuring results; Part IV. Conclusion: 9. The politics of failure and the future of provisional governance.

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