The Resource Values in translation : human rights and the culture of the World Bank, Galit A. Sarfaty, (ebook)

Values in translation : human rights and the culture of the World Bank, Galit A. Sarfaty, (ebook)

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Values in translation : human rights and the culture of the World Bank
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Values in translation
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human rights and the culture of the World Bank
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Galit A. Sarfaty
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Human rights and the culture of the World Bank
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eng
Summary
The World Bank is the largest lender to developing countries, making loans worth over $20 billion per year to finance development projects around the globe. To guide its investments, the Bank has adopted a number of social and environmental policies, yet it has never instituted any overarching policy on human rights. Despite the potential human rights impact of Bank projects-the forced displacement of indigenous peoples resulting from a Bank-financed dam project, for example-the issue of human rights remains marginal in the Bank's operational practices. Values in Translation analyzes the organizational culture of the World Bank and addresses the question of why it has not adopted a human rights framework. Academics and social advocates have typically focused on legal restrictions in the Bank's Articles of Agreement. This work's anthropological analysis sheds light on internal obstacles including the employee incentive system and a clash of expertise between lawyers and economists over how to define human rights and justify their relevance to the Bank's mission
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Midwest
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1978-
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Sarfaty, Galit A.
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332.1/532
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Stanford studies in human rights
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  • World Bank
  • Human rights
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adult
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Values in translation : human rights and the culture of the World Bank, Galit A. Sarfaty, (ebook)
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9780804782227
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11891502
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Values in translation : human rights and the culture of the World Bank, Galit A. Sarfaty, (ebook)
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804782227
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891502
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891502
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MWT11891502
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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