Palgrave Macmillan Transnational History Series

International Organizations and Development, 1945-1990

Editors: Frey, M., Kunkel, S., Unger, C. R. (Eds.)

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This volume explores how international organizations became involved in the making of global development policy, and looks at the driving forces and dynamics behind that process, critically assessing the consequences their policies have had around the world.

About the authors

Ruth Jachertz, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany Francine McKenzie, University of Western Ontario, Canada Corinne A. Pernet, University of Basel, Switzerland Kevin O'Sullivan, University of Ireland Galway Matthias Schmelzer, University of Geneva, Switzerland Glenda Sluga, University of Sydney, Australia Daniel Speich Chassé, University of Lucerne, Switzerland Heike Wieters, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany Thomas Zimmer, Freiburg University, Germany

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Introduction: International Organizations, Global Development, and the Making of the Contemporary World

    Pages 1-22

    Frey, Marc (et al.)

  • Technical Internationalism and Economic Development at the Founding Moment of the UN System

    Pages 23-45

    Chassé, Daniel Speich

  • The Human Story of Development: Alva Myrdal at the UN, 1949–1955

    Pages 46-74

    Sluga, Glenda

  • “To Keep Food Out of Politics”: The UN Food and Agriculture Organization, 1945–1965

    Pages 75-100

    Jachertz, Ruth

  • Between Entanglements and Dependencies: Food, Nutrition, and National Development at the Central American Institute of Nutrition (INCAP)

    Pages 101-125

    Pernet, Corinne A.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
International Organizations and Development, 1945-1990
Editors
  • M. Frey
  • S. Kunkel
  • C. R. Unger
Series Title
Palgrave Macmillan Transnational History Series
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-43754-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137437549
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-43753-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-49384-5
Series ISSN
2634-6273
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 287
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