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Rethinking World Bank Influence: Governance Reforms and the Ritual Aid Dance in Indonesia by D. Brent Edwards Jr
An important contribution to our understanding of the Bank’s role in the politics of governance reform in the Global South, especially in education.
INTERVIEW: Is China’s welfare system changing and does it have capacity to care for its rapidly ageing population?
China is home to the largest population of older people in the world. How will it look after them?
Stewardship & governance of the medical profession & the salience of trust: Comparing the UK & India
Both nations have moved away from a self-regulation model, partly due to scandals about performance and practices.