xviii, 387 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
United Nations intellectual history project.
Formatted Contents Note
Has there been progress? : values and criteria for UN history The history of development thinking from Adam Smith to John Maynard Keynes The 1940s and 1950s : the foundations of UN development thinking and practice The 1960s : the UN development decade mobilizing for development The 1970s : equity in development The 1980s : losing control and marginalizing the poorest The 1990s : rediscovering a human vision Building the human foundations Structural and sectoral change The record of performance UN contributions and missed opportunities Lessons for the future : development thinking and the UN's future Appendix: Country categories and distribution of population and GDP by regions.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-367) and index.