By Bob Deacon
International Social coverage and Governance explores those concerns and provides a severe research of policy-making in an interconnected global. The chapters warning opposed to a superficial account of figuring out international social coverage and as an alternative speak about the complexities and controversies surrounding the worldwide actors shaping overseas coverage. total the booklet provides an authoritative figuring out of ways social regulations at nationwide and supra-national point are formed within the context of globalization.
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It will be argued in the next chapter that the World Bank and other global actors were able to push for these reforms and undermine the partial conservative welfare states of much of Latin America. qxd 3/6/2007 4:43 PM Page 15 International and Global Dimensions of Social Policy were served by this kind of social policy, it served precisely the opposite ends, privileging some and excluding the majority. A similar account could be given of the ‘premature’ or ‘partial’ state welfare policies of much of post-colonial Africa and South Asia.
They argues that many features of the nation state derive from world-wide models constructed and propogated through global cultural and associational processes. The approach within world society theory is to start not from the nation state as a basis for sociological analysis, but rather from an already existing global society that transcends borders. Cross-border professional associations act to spead policy ideas and practices wherever there are members. Education policy and practice, health care procedures and practices become the same everywhere in conformity with professional standards.
A book would be needed to tell the full story of the World Bank’s influence on social policy. This is partly because its social policy content and influence have changed over the years, partly because it is a complex organisation in itself, with several sectors tasked with formulating aspects of social policy, and partly because policy formulation sections are separate from the operational side of the Bank. Bank policy may be distorted or even ignored in operations in countries on the ground. At the highest level of organisational division there are three parts of the World Bank Group that are of interest to us: the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), which lends money for projects usually on condition that certain policies are followed, the International Development Association (IDA), which lends at low-interest rates to low-income countries, and the section of the Bank often overlooked by social policy analysts, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), which stimulates private sector development.
Global Social Policy and Governance by Bob Deacon