The aid policy process of a 'humane internationalist': the Danish example
AbstractWhy is the aid budget of Denmark increasing at a time when the welfare state in the developed world is under attack and when most OECD-countries cut their aid budgets? Using concepts from political science, this paper seeks to contribute to the debate on aid motivations and thus on the determinants of foreign aid. Examining the aid policy process of a small state-a 'humane internationalist'-the striking feature of Danish aid policy is the community based on shared values and self-interest among the most important participants in the Danish aid policy process who form a relatively closed 'policy community'. © 1998 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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Volume (Year): 10 (1998)
Issue (Month): 5 ()
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