The new development paradigm: papers on institutions, NGOs, gender and local government

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The new development paradigm: papers on institutions, NGOs, gender and local government

Author(s)

S. Akbar Zaidi

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Abstract / Description

This book examines some of the components that constitute elements of the New Development Paradigm, with its emphasis on institutions, NGOs, local government and decentralization. The eleven chapters of this book, in one way or another examine how these issues are put into practice and how they affect development. The focus of this book is upon examining how ideas which are critical to the New Development Paradigm are applied to real world situations." "This book is meant for those interested in knowing how economic development has changed and for those interested in, or working on, issues of gender, local government, institutions and NGOs, it tries to reach a diverse audience, ranging from activists and scholars to journalists and the general reader.

Table of Contents

  1. Urban Local Government in Pakistan: Expecting Too Much from Too Little?
  2. The Role of Municipalities in Infrastructure: Some Evidence from Small and Intermediate Towns in Sindh
  3. Politics, Institutions, Poverty: The Case of Karachi
  4. Institutions and Policy in the Rural Water Supply Sector in Pakistan
  5. NGO Capability and Community Participation in the Rural Water Supply Sector in Pakistan
  6. NGO Failure and the Need to Bring Back the State
  7. Planning in the Health Sector: for Whom, by Whom?
  8. The health sector in Pakistan: Issues, Constraints, Possibilities
  9. Health, Well-being, and Adjustment: The Case of Pakistan
  10. Gender, health, and contextuality
  11. Women's Health andNutrition in the World Bank's New Agenda

Publication Date

1999

Was this content written or created while at IBA?

Yes

Author Affiliation

  • Professor Dr. S. Akbar Zaidi is the Executive Director at IBA, Karachi

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