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Governing Failure: Provisional Expertise and the Transformation of Global Development Finance

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Governing Failure: Provisional Expertise and the Transformation of Global Development Finance
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 110703504X
ISBN-13: 9781107035041
Number of pages: 288

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In contrast to the structural adjustment era when policymakers were confident that they had all the answers, the author argues that we are now in an era of provisional governance, in which key actors are aware of the possibility of failure even as they seek to inoculate themselves against it. This book considers the implications of this shift, asking if it is a positive change and whether it is sustainable.

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