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Author Ellerman, David P.

Title Helping people help themselves : from the World Bank to an alternative philosophy of development assistance / David Ellerman
Edition First paperback edition
Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 334 pages)
Series Evolving values for a capitalist world
Evolving values for a capitalist world.
Contents Introduction & overview -- Internal & external motivation: beyond homo economicus -- The indirect approach -- Indirect approaches: intellectual history -- Autonomy-respecting development assistance -- Knowledge-based development assistance -- Can development agencies learn & help clients learn? -- Case study: assistance to the transition countries -- Hirschmanian themes of social learning & change -- Conclusions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-325) and index
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Subject World Bank -- Developing countries.
Economic assistance -- Developing countries.
Economic development -- Social aspects -- Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0472021761 (electronic bk.)
9780472021765 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)