Poverty Reduction Strategy in Bangladesh

Poverty Reduction Strategy in Bangladesh

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This book, aimed at postgraduate level students, analyzes government relationships with international financial institutions to evaluate the role of citizen participation in formulating national poverty reduction policies. Palash Kamruzzaman first explores the rhetoric of participation in development policies and goes on to examine how such citizen participation efforts were outlined in the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper of Bangladesh, where local development brokers play an important economic role. Ultimately, he argues that participatory policies are not enough; we need an entire overhaul of poverty reduction thinking and enough political willa€”from citizens and politicians alikea€”to implement it.Chapter Three looks at the PRSP framework as the latest in the World Banka#39;s and IMFa#39;s poverty reduction prescription ... Critical discussions on participation, poverty and poverty reduction, and the PRSP framework provide the book with a anbsp;...

Title:Poverty Reduction Strategy in Bangladesh
Author:Palash Kamruzzaman
Publisher:Policy Press - 2014-01-20


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