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Private Foundations and Development Partnerships : American Philanthropy and Global Development Agendas

By: Moran, Michael.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Global Institutions: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (350 p.).ISBN: 9781317928126.Subject(s): Charities -- Political aspects | Economic assistance, American | Global governanceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Private Foundations and Development Partnerships : American Philanthropy and Global Development AgendasDDC classification: 361.7/6320973 | 361.76320973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. The philanthrocapitalist turn: implications for the aid architecture; The "California Consensus"; New modes of philanthropy; Augmented patterns of interaction: measurement and engagement; Convergence and organizational cultural change; Philanthrocapitalism and its critics; Philanthrocapitalism; Its critics; Private flows, private actors and aid effectiveness; US private aid flows; International development philanthropy and the aid effectiveness debate
Private foundations and private aidAre foundations the solution?; Conclusion; Notes; 2. Private foundations and global health partnership formation: the Rockefeller Foundation and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative; The Rockefeller Foundation and proto-partnerships in the era of international health; New models, new approaches: the Rockefeller Foundation and global health PDPs; Negotiating multi-actor collaboration in global health; The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative: an elite policy network in practice
Toward a vaccine initiative: scientific, political and market barriers to vaccine developmentInternal dynamics and policy change: foundations and policy entrepreneurs in global health governance; PDPs and beyond; Conclusion; Notes; 3. New organs of global health governance: the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the GAVI Alliance; From "800-pound gorilla" to benevolent behemoth; The evolution of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Foundation governance; The BMGF and the GAVI Alliance: "a business-like partnership for health aid"; Immunization and access: towards a "global alliance"
The PATH donation, the "Gates dinner" and the birth of GAVIGAVI governance, funding and operations; Criticisms of the GAVI Alliance; Is the BMGF a BFG? Gates philanthropy and global health; Conclusion; Notes; 4. Private foundations and agricultural development policy: Rockefeller, Gates, and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa; Foundations, the Green Revolution and proto-agricultural development partnerships; Perspectives on the Green Revolution; The AGRA: modernization revisited or participatory challenge to the "Washington Consensus"?
The Rockefeller Foundation, rice biotechnology and the African turnBeyond partnerships in health: Gates, Annan and the institutionalization of the AGRA as an intermediary; Collaboration, marketization and African agriculture; Will foundation participation lead to the health effect?; Scientific philanthropy and technological path dependence; Conclusion; Notes; 5. The new venture foundations: sectoral "blending" in international development cooperation; Private entrepreneurs and sectoral blending in international development; Social entrepreneurship and foundation finance
Venture philanthropy and social entrepreneurship
Summary: This book explores the influence of private United States (US) philanthropic foundations in the governance of global problems. Through a close scrutiny of four high profile case studies of public-private collaboration, the work addresses the vacuum present in global governance scholarship regarding the influence of foundations, arguing the influence of these actors extends beyond the basic material, and into the more subtle and complex ideational sphere of policy and governance. This book: charts the growth of private forms of governance and foundations' role in deepening and extending private
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. The philanthrocapitalist turn: implications for the aid architecture; The "California Consensus"; New modes of philanthropy; Augmented patterns of interaction: measurement and engagement; Convergence and organizational cultural change; Philanthrocapitalism and its critics; Philanthrocapitalism; Its critics; Private flows, private actors and aid effectiveness; US private aid flows; International development philanthropy and the aid effectiveness debate

Private foundations and private aidAre foundations the solution?; Conclusion; Notes; 2. Private foundations and global health partnership formation: the Rockefeller Foundation and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative; The Rockefeller Foundation and proto-partnerships in the era of international health; New models, new approaches: the Rockefeller Foundation and global health PDPs; Negotiating multi-actor collaboration in global health; The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative: an elite policy network in practice

Toward a vaccine initiative: scientific, political and market barriers to vaccine developmentInternal dynamics and policy change: foundations and policy entrepreneurs in global health governance; PDPs and beyond; Conclusion; Notes; 3. New organs of global health governance: the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the GAVI Alliance; From "800-pound gorilla" to benevolent behemoth; The evolution of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Foundation governance; The BMGF and the GAVI Alliance: "a business-like partnership for health aid"; Immunization and access: towards a "global alliance"

The PATH donation, the "Gates dinner" and the birth of GAVIGAVI governance, funding and operations; Criticisms of the GAVI Alliance; Is the BMGF a BFG? Gates philanthropy and global health; Conclusion; Notes; 4. Private foundations and agricultural development policy: Rockefeller, Gates, and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa; Foundations, the Green Revolution and proto-agricultural development partnerships; Perspectives on the Green Revolution; The AGRA: modernization revisited or participatory challenge to the "Washington Consensus"?

The Rockefeller Foundation, rice biotechnology and the African turnBeyond partnerships in health: Gates, Annan and the institutionalization of the AGRA as an intermediary; Collaboration, marketization and African agriculture; Will foundation participation lead to the health effect?; Scientific philanthropy and technological path dependence; Conclusion; Notes; 5. The new venture foundations: sectoral "blending" in international development cooperation; Private entrepreneurs and sectoral blending in international development; Social entrepreneurship and foundation finance

Venture philanthropy and social entrepreneurship

This book explores the influence of private United States (US) philanthropic foundations in the governance of global problems. Through a close scrutiny of four high profile case studies of public-private collaboration, the work addresses the vacuum present in global governance scholarship regarding the influence of foundations, arguing the influence of these actors extends beyond the basic material, and into the more subtle and complex ideational sphere of policy and governance. This book: charts the growth of private forms of governance and foundations' role in deepening and extending private

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Michael Moran is a Researcher in the Asia-Pacific Centre for Social Investement and Philanthropy at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.

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