1st Edition

Visible Hands
Taking Responsibility for Social Development

ISBN 9781853837999
Published April 1, 2001 by Routledge
98 Pages

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Book Description

This volume is a compilation of an United Nations research institute for social development report for Geneva in 2000. It provides a comprehensive analysis of the progress to date, exploring efforts to reassert the value of equity and social cohesion in an increasingly individualistic world.

Table of Contents

Globalization with a Human Mask - Who Pays?: Financing Social Development - Fragile Democracies - A New Mission for the Public Sector - Calling Corporations to Account - Civil Societies - Getting Development Right for Women - Sustaining Development - Bibliography

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The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) is an autonomous multidisciplinary research agency on the social dimensions of problems affecting development.