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

Faith And Credit

The World Bank's Secular Empire, 1st Edition

By Susan George

Routledge

282 pages

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Paperback: 9780367160098
pub: 2020-03-30
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Description

This book explains not only the interests the World Bank serves but also its internal culture and its broader significance. The authors have spoken of beliefs, faith, doctrine, prophecy, and fundamentalism; of ancestors, initiation, esprit de corps, intellectual leadership and rule. .

Table of Contents

Introduction and Basics 1. In the Beginning 2. The Other Ancestor 3. Structural Salvation 4. False Prophesies 5. The Fundamentalist Freedom Fighter 6. L'Esprit de Corps 7. Governance: The Last Refuge? 8. The Environmental Battlefield 9. Intellectual Leadership and the H Street Heretics 10. Ruling the Realm 11. The Bank Perceived: Images and Self-Images 12. Conclusion: 'The Thing'

Subject Categories

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