Faith And Credit: The World Bank's Secular Empire, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Faith And Credit

The World Bank's Secular Empire, 1st Edition

By Susan George

Routledge

288 pages

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The authors compare the ideologies of the free-market with religious faith, giving the World Bank the role of a secular church setting out to convert the world's underdeveloped economies to the consumer capitalist way, and so to create an enormous secular empire. This book is published in September 1994 to coincide with the World Bank's 50th annive

Table of Contents

Introduction and Basics -- In the Beginning -- The Other Ancestor -- Structural Salvation -- Interlude -- False Prophecies -- The Fundamentalist Freedom Fighter -- L’Esprit de Corps -- Interlude -- Governance: The Last Refuge? -- The Environmental Battlefield -- Interlude -- Intellectual Leadership and the H Street Heretics -- Ruling the Realm -- The Bank Perceived: Images and Self-Images -- Interlude -- Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General