TITLE

Gates, Google, and the Ending of Global Poverty: Philanthrocapitalism and International Development

AUTHOR(S)
Edwards, Michael
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Brown Journal of World Affairs;Spring2009, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the entry of philanthrocapitalism into the international development realm. Two distinguishing features of philanthrocapitalism that cross different interests and interpretations of the term are discussed. Estimates from the United Nations and the World Bank of the volume of resources that are supposedly being released into the international system are presented. The article also examines the difficulty to link some philanthrocapitalism successes to the social and political institutions that underpin national development.
ACCESSION #
39556445

 

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