AKP’s Implementation of a Risk Management Project of the World Bank

A Risk Management Project of the World Bank: Creating Entrepreneurial or Charity-Dependent Poor People?
  • Meltem Yılmaz ŞenerEmail author


Development has, for a long time, been a major issue in the programs of key political actors such as governments, international institutions (IMF, World Bank, UN) and NGOs. Among these actors, especially the World Bank has emerged as a major authority, ‘a chief arbiter’ due to the development projects it applies all over the world and due to its position as a ‘global knowledge bank’, a source of ideas in the area of development (Goldman, 2005). From its establishment in 1944 during a conference in Bretton Woods, and with the participation of 44 government representatives, the World Bank has been active for more than sixty years as one of the world’s largest sources of loans – especially for the Third World countries.


Poverty Alleviation Social Assistance Social Risk Conditional Cash Transfer Washington Consensus 
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  1. 1.IstanbulTurkey

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