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World Bank Group Interactions with Environmentalists
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World Bank Group Interactions with Environmentalists: Changing International Organisation Identities

Susan Park

Abstract

This book shows how environmentalists have shaped the world's largest multilateral development lender, investment financier and political risk insurer to take up sustainable development. It challenges an emerging consensus over international organisational change to argue that international organisations (IOs) are influenced by their social structure and may change their practices to reflect previously antithetical norms such as sustainable development. The text locates sources of organisational change with environmentalists, thus demonstrating the ways in which non-state actors can effect cha ... More

Keywords: environmentalists, multilateral development lender, investment financier, political risk insurer, sustainable development, international organisations, social structure, non-state actors, intergovernmental organisations, socialisation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780719079474
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719079474.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Susan Park, author