Australia's Foreign Aid Dilemma: Humanitarian aspirations by Jack Corbett

By Jack Corbett

The Australian relief software faces a basic drawback: how, within the absence of deep well known aid, should still it generate the political legitimacy required to shield its price range and administering establishment?


Australia’s overseas relief Dilemma tells the tale of the actors who've grappled with this query over forty years. It attracts on broad interviews and archival fabric to discover how 'court politics' shapes either reduction coverage and management. The lesson for students and practitioners is that any holistic figuring out of the advance firm needs to account for the complicated courting among the help software of person governments and the household political and bureaucratic contexts during which it's embedded. If the way in which investment is run shapes improvement results, then realizing the 'court politics' of reduction matters.


This accomplished textual content may be of substantial curiosity to students and scholars of politics and international coverage in addition to improvement pros in Australia and across the world.

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