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Showing Japan's Face or Creating Powerful Challengers? Are NGOs really partners to the government in Japan's foreign aid?
(University of Canterbury. School of Political Science and Communication, 2007)
This thesis is exploring interactions of Japanese NGOs to be influential in official foreign aid from outside of the exclusive Japanese decision-making process. Three case studies have been undertaken to examine how ...
Imposing the Liberal Peace: State-building and Neo-liberal Development in Timor-Leste
(University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, 2015)
From the mid-1990s, the amalgamation of security, development, and humanitarian imperatives under the single umbrella of ‘state-building’ has provided a compelling justification for increasingly intrusive interventions ...
Utopia or Reality? The Implementation of a Human Rights-Based Approach to the New Partnership for Africa's Development
(University of Canterbury. Political Science and Communication, 2006)
The intention of this thesis is to assess the World Bank's SAPs as the principal economic impediment to implementing an RBA to NEPAD. This assessment is sought to contribute to calculating the feasibility for implementation. ...