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Appreciating Perception and Power

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Abstract

This chapter examines the strength of power and the factors influencing it. It analyzes power by external forces from the point of view of traditional and non-traditional donors. It explores the frames and perceptions of the recipients and their possible action and reaction. It discusses power and the perceptions of such various groups in the recipient countries as politicians, farmers, and government officials and the factors that influence their perceptions. It discusses situations where power was exercised showing the source(s) of the power, giving the different permutations used in the various stages of the process. It discusses breaks in the flow of power and the influence of the media and “conveyed concepts” on the perceptions of the people recipients of development financial assistance.

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External Force Government Official Development Finance Sugar Industry Development Assistance 
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