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PIED3206
Module Reading List

The Politics of Aid, 2019/20, Semester 2
Dr Seiki Tanaka
S.Tanaka2@leeds.ac.uk/S.J.Lightfoot@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

This reading list identifies the core reading for each seminar. 

Seminar What is foreign aid?

Reading  

Hook, S and Rumsey, J. (2016) ‘The Development Aid Regime at Fifty: Policy Challenges Inside and Out’, International studies perspectives. ISSN: 1528-3577 17, 55–74

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Seminar  Aid allocation

Reading  

Alesina, A. and Dollar D. (2000) ‘Who Gives Foreign Aid to Whom and Why?’, Journal of economic growth. ISSN: 1381-4338, 5(1): 33-63.*

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Seminar Public opinion

Reading  

Heinrich, Tobias, Yoshiharu Kobayashi & Kristin A Bryant. 2016. “Public Opinion and Foreign Aid Cuts in Economic Crises.” World development. ISSN: 0305-750x 77:66–79

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Seminar Dfid

Emma Mawdsley (2015) DFID, the Private Sector and the Re-centring of an Economic Growth Agenda in International Development, Global Society. ISSN: 1360-0826; 1469-798X, 29:3, 339-358,  

 

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Seminar Domestic Politics

 Reading

Tingley, Dustin. 2010. “Donors and domestic politics: Political influences on foreign aid effort.” Quarterly review of economics and finance. ISSN: 1062-9769 50(1):40–49.  

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Seminar Non-DAC

Quadir, A (2013) ‘Rising Donors and the New Narrative of “South-South” Cooperation: What Prospects for Changing the Landscape of Development Assistance Programmes?’, Third world quarterly. ISSN: 0143-6597 34.2: 321 – 338   

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  • Dreher, Nunnenkamp and Thiele (2011) ‘Are new donors different? Comparing the allocation of bilateral aid between nonDAC and DAC donor countries’ World development. ISSN: 0305-750x
  • Dreher, Fuchs, Parks, Strange and Tierney (2018) ‘Apples and dragon fruits: The determinants of aid and other forms of state financing from China to Africa’ International studies quarterly. ISSN: 0020-8833

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 Seminar Impact of Aid

Required Reading:

Feeny, S and M. McGillivray (2016) ‘Aid and Global Poverty’ in The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Poverty Edited by David Brady and Linda M. Burton

http://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199914050.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780199914050-e-31  

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General Background Reading

Easterly, W. (2006) The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done so Much Ill and so Little Good, Penguin Press, New York.

Lancaster, C. (2006) Foreign aid : diplomacy, development, domestic politics ISBN: 9780226470450 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780226470627 (ebk); 0226470431 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780226470436 (cloth : alk. paper); 0226470458 (pbk. : alk. paper), Chicago: University Of Chicago Press.

Lundsgaarde, E. (2013) The domestic politics of foreign aid ISBN: 9780415656955 (hardback); 9780203077429 (ebook), London: Routledge.

Mawdsley, E. (2012) From recipients to donors : emerging powers and the changing development landscape, London: Zed Books.

Mavrotas, G. (2010) Foreign aid for development [electronic resource] : issues, challenges, and the new agenda. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.

Milner, H. and Tingley, D. (2013) Geopolitics of foreign aid ISBN: 9781781951613 (set) : £410.00. Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar.

Moyo, D. (2009) Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way For Africa. London: Penguin.

Riddell, R. (2007) Does foreign aid really work? ISBN: 9780199544462 (pbk); 0199295654 (alk. paper); 9780199295654 (alk. paper), Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Sachs, J. (2005) The end of poverty : how we can make it happen in our lifetime ISBN: 0141018666, Penguin Press, New York

Sumner, A & Mallet, R (2013) The future of foreign aid : development cooperation and the new geography of global poverty ISBN: 9781137298874; 1137298871. Palgrave Macmillan

van der Veen, M. (2011) Ideas, interests and foreign aid ISBN: 9780521264099 (paperback); 9781107009745 (hardback). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Whitfield, L. (2009) The politics of aid : African strategies for dealing with donors ISBN: 9780199560172 (hbk.) : £30.00; 019956017X (hbk.) : £30.00, Oxford : Oxford University Press.

This list was last updated on 23/01/2019