Department   Kyoto University of Foreign Studies  Department of British and American Studies, Faculty of Foreign Studies
   Position   Professor
Language Japanese
Publication Date 2020/07
Type Academic Paper
Peer Review Peer reviewed
Title The Evolution of the Discourse on "Modernization" and "Development" in Development Assistance - From the Cold War era to the Present-
Contribution Type Single author
Journal Academic Bulletin (Kyoto University of Foreign Studies)
Journal TypeJapan
Volume, Issue, Page Vol.95,pp.39-60
Total page number 21
Details This essay traces the history of development assistance after World War II as promoted by a variety of actors, including the United States, international organizations such as the World Bank, the United Nations and its specialized agencies. In doing so, the essay posits "development" and "modernization" as the two pillar concepts of development assistance, and examines the way in which they have been modified to fit the changing political, cultural and social milieu of each period during the past seventy years.