Since 1999, multi- and bilateral development agencies are basing their cooperation with heavily indebted poor countries on the elaboration of poverty reduction strategy papers that should be ‘country-owned''. Based on the findings of over a hundred interviews with donor agency, government and civil society representatives in Ghana and Bolivia, this book explores the concept of ownership and analyses the power relationships between aid donors and recipient governments involved in efforts to promote ownership. Bettina Woll analyses two different tools of development cooperation aimed at promoting ownership: direct budget support mechanisms and the fostering of civil society participation in national policy-making. By placing these tools in their socio-political context, she shows that informal political processes, rather than donors'' attempts to foster ownership determine national politics – and ultimately the likelihood of success of political reform.
|Number of Pages||220|
|Book Type||Comparative politics|
|Country of Manufacture||India|
|Product Brand||LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing|
|Product Packaging Info||Box|
|In The Box||1 Piece|
|Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com||2015-07-25 00:00:00|