Chapter 2

Developmental Welfare andPolitical Economy: Reflections onPolicy-conditioned Aid andStrategic Redirections ofInternational Housing and UrbanPolicies, 1960–2000


Cedric Pugh


Conceptualizations of welfare and advocated political economies have been significant among both intellectuals and those policy-makers who provide policy-conditioned aid to developing countries. The invasion and succession of new ideas is a general characteristic in the social science of policy studies, but sometimes with only sparse overall evaluation and explanation. For their part, aid agencies are interested in advocacy for their vision of welfare ...

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