The basic research problem of this thesis lies in the conflicting nature of the policies of the international financial system and of non-government organizations with regard to the state. Contemporary discourse in the international aid community manifests a deep mistrust of state institutions' ability to effectively manage developments reforms, but lacks the theoretical foundations and organizational methodologies that would be necessary to develop strategies to build up the state so that it might better perform its duties and minimize corruption.


School of Humanities and Social Sciences


Political Science Department

Degree Name

MA in Political Science

Date of Award

Spring 6-1-2005

Online Submission Date


First Advisor

Pandeli Glavanis

Committee Member 1

Trevor Parfitt

Committee Member 2

Hayat Alvi

Document Type



118 leaves

Library of Congress Subject Heading 1

Financial institutions, International

Library of Congress Subject Heading 2

International finance.


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Call Number

Thesis 2005/47