Private Foundations and Development Partnerships
American Philanthropy and Global Development Agendas
Routledge – 2013 – 176 pages
Series: Global Institutions
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:
This work will be of great interest to students and scholars of international organizations, international political economy and development studies.
1. The philanthrocapitalist turn: implications for the aid architecture 2. Private foundations and global health partnership formation: the Rockefeller Foundation and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative 3. New organs of global health governance: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the GAVI Alliance 4. Private foundations and agricultural development policy: Rockefeller, Gates, and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa 5. The new venture foundations: sectoral "blending" in international development cooperation 6. Private foundations and global governance: current influence, future directions
Michael Moran is a Researcher in the Asia-Pacific Centre for Social Investement and Philanthropy at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.