Politics and the African Development Bank by Karen A. Mingst

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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, KY .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Africa

Subjects:

  • African Development Bank.,
  • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-198) and index.

Book details

StatementKaren A. Mingst.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.A37 M56 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 204 p. ;
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1871391M
ISBN 100813117542
LC Control Number90030935

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Using bank archives and extensive interviews with ADB personnel, contractors, the economic development community, and national government officials, Mingst analyzes the changing political relationships in the ADB in three arenas: intraorganizational politics with effects on the secretariat and on policy issues, political relations with other development organizations, and hegemonic politics among.

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