World Development Report 2011 – old habits die hard

What makes the World Development Report 2011 an interesting read is not so much what is said but that it is the World Bank saying it, argues Finn Stepputat and Louise Riis Andersen (DIIS) in a new article on NAI Forum. The report suggests a growing awareness of the importance of politics and context. Yet, the report remains firmly within the confines of the security-development nexus and the Liberal Peace thesis that has dominated international policies for the past two decades, they write. Read more on NAI Forum.

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