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Aid and Development: A Brief Introduction

Myles A. Wickstead


There are many books about aid and development, but most of them either assume a good deal of prior knowledge about the subject, or are written to make the case for or against aid. This book sets aid and development in its historical context, and shows the strong linkages between aid and development priorities on the one hand, and political realities and shifts on the other. It looks at different ideas about development (and concepts of ‘developing’ and ‘developed’ countries) and how aid can support development. It makes it clear that, ultimately, development is about the well-being of everyon ... More

Keywords: 2015, developing, developed, aid, development, planet

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198744924
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744924.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Myles A. Wickstead, author
Visiting Professor, International Relations, Open University and King's College London. Advisor to 'Development Initiatives' and 'Hand in Hand International'