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The Mdgs, Capabilities and Human Rights: The Power of Numbers to Shape Agendas

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Heralded as opening a new chapter in international development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have led to the use of global goals and quantitative targets as a central instrument for defining global priorities. This book explores the implications of this new approach. How does target setting influence policy priorities of national governments, bilateral donors, multilateral agencies, NGOs, and other stakeholders? What are the intended and unintended consequences? Why is the use of numeric indicators effective? How ...

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    • Title: The Mdgs, Capabilities and Human Rights by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr
    • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    • Print ISBN: 9781138057517, 1138057517
    • eText ISBN: 9781317513902
    • Edition: 2017 1st edition
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