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Author Carothers, Thomas, 1956- author

Title Accountability, transparency, participation, and inclusion : a new development consensus? / Thomas Carothers and Saskia Brechenmacher
Published Washington, DC : Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (32 pages)
Series Carnegie paper
Working papers (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)
Contents Summary -- Introduction -- Bridging the three rivers of politics in development -- An incomplete bridge -- One agenda or several? -- The problem of superficial application -- The unsettled intrinsic case -- Divisions over the instrumental case -- The larger developmental debate -- Uncertain commitment to international initiatives -- The continuing donor-recipient divide -- Conclusions
Summary "Four key principles -- accountability, transparency, participation, and inclusion -- have in recent years become nearly universal features of the policy statements and programs of international development organizations. Yet this apparently widespread new consensus is deceptive: behind the ringing declarations lie fundamental fissures over the value and application of these concepts. Understanding and addressing these divisions is crucial to ensuring that the four principles become fully embedded in international development work"--Publisher's web site
Notes "October 2014."
Series from resource home page
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 29-32)
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (Carnegie, viewed October 24, 2014)
Subject Economic assistance -- Developing countries
Economic development -- Developing countries
Political participation -- Developing countries
Rule of law -- Developing countries
Technical assistance -- Developing countries
Transparency in government -- Developing countries
Economic assistance.
Economic development.
Political participation.
Politics and government
Rule of law.
Technical assistance.
Transparency in government.
Developing countries -- Politics and government
Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Brechenmacher, Saskia, author
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, publisher