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From aid to madness

Fernando, Renuka (2013) From aid to madness. UNSPECIFIED. (Submitted)

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Abstract

This photograph captures a perception of the aid industry. USAID becomes 'USMAD' in a small coastal town in Sri Lanka. This known logo of development has been reclaimed in a local context. The trickling of funds into communities appears not to be winning wide public favour. In this setting, notions of aid effectiveness and efficiency are further questioned. What is effectiveness? What is efficiency? And to what extent is the construction of these managerial concepts tied to recipient sentiments?

Item Type: Audio/visual resource
Additional Information: © 2013 Renuka Fernando; Online
Divisions: Accounting
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Departments > Accounting
Collections > LSE Research Festival 2013
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2013 14:19
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2019 16:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/49284

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