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Contents List of contributors iv Acknowledgements v List of abbreviations vi Foreword by Richard Jolly vii Part I 1 Introduction: Power and Ideas in Multilateral Institutions - Towards an Interpretative Framework 1 Morten B¢ås and Desmond McNeill 2 The Development Discourse in the Multilateral System 14 Knut G. Nustad 3 Contesting Policy Ideas from Below 27 Norman Long 4 The Informal Sector: Biography of an Idea 46 Desmond McNeill 5 Policy Stories and Knowledge-based Regimes: The Case of International Population Policy 61 Ole Jacob Sending 6 The World Bank and the Environment 79 Robert Wade 7 Sustainable Development and the World Trade Organisation 105 Morten B¢ås and Jonas Vevatne 8 Social Capital and the World Bank 119 Desmond McNeill 9 Hegemony, Neo-liberal 'Good Governance' and the International Monetary Fund: A Gramscian Perspective 134 Ian Taylor 10 Balancing between East and West: The Asian Development Bank Policy on Good Governance 148 Janne Jokinen 11 'Good Governance' and the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) - Ideas and Organisational Constraints 164 Ken Masujima 12 The Evolution of the Concept of Poverty in Multilateral Financial Institutions: The Case of the World Bank 178 Alice Sindzingre 13 The Role of Ideas in the United Nations Development Programme 195 Asuncion Lera St. Clair 14 The Power of Ideas: Across the Constructivist - Realist Divide 211 James J. Hentz 15 Ideas and Institutions: Who is Framing What? 225 Morten B¢ås and Desmond McNeill Bibliography 245 Index 275
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