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
MA in Political Science
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Financial institutions, International
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(2005).Whatever happened to the state?: a preliminary analysis of the role of state and civil society in development discourse [Thesis, the American University in Cairo]. AUC Knowledge Fountain.
Blankenbeckler, Corrie. Whatever happened to the state?: a preliminary analysis of the role of state and civil society in development discourse. 2005. American University in Cairo, Thesis. AUC Knowledge Fountain.
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