The Ills of Aid
An Analysis of Third World Development Policies
Very few critiques of foreign development aid have approached the subject from the perspectives of organizational, rural, or epistemic sociology. The Ills of Aid combines all three, and points toward fundamental solutions: more direct accountability to the primary funding base—the international taxpayer—and the privatization of aid. Learned, pragmatic, and important, The Ills of Aid is essential reading for all in the field.Organization, other international and bilateral development programs, and development financing institutions. His field experience embraces more than forty countries.
Foreword by Paul Streeten
List of Abbreviations
1. The Background
1.1Thinking about Development
1.2Salient Features of Development Aid:
A Practitioner's Introduction
2. The Cases
2.1The "War on Waste"
2.2 Cereal Banks
3. Analysis and Discussion
3.1The Paradigm Life Cycle
3.3The Ills of Aid
the Interventionist Paradigm
4. Conclusionsw and Recommendations
4.1Principal Restructuring Elements
4.3UN Technical Agencies
4.4Anthropological (or Reality Experience) Year
4.5Accountability to the Basic Providers of Funds
4.6Privatization of Aid?
4.7Globalization with Tact
4.8"Development Aid, End It or Mend It"