Demanding Accountability is a collection of nine original case studies that offer insights into how local, national, and international civil society factors mobilize to hold the World Bank accountable for its financed projects. It is a rich source of lessons for understanding today's emerging transnational civil society efforts to challenge powerful global institutions.
Dana Clark is an international human rights and environmental lawyer and president of the International Accountability Project in Berkeley, California. Jonathan A. Fox is professor and chair of the Latin American and Latino Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Kay Treakle is a program officer in the Environment Program at the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.
Chapter 1 Introduction: Framing the Inspection Panel Chapter 2 Understanding the World Bank Inspection Panel Chapter 3 The Arun III Hydroelectric Project, Nepal Chapter 4 The Planafloro Inspection Panel Claim Chapter 5 Accountability at the World Bank Chapter 6 The Experience of Jamuna Bridge Chapter 7 The BioBio's Legacy Chapter 8 The Inspection Panel Claims in Brazil Chapter 9 Singrauli: The Unfulfilled Struggle for Justice Chapter 10 Social Protection Conditionality in World Bank Structural Adjustment Loans Chapter 11 The China Western Poverty Reduction Project Chapter 12 Conclusion and Analysis