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Africa's recovery in the 1990s : from stagnation and adjustment to human development

Author: Giovanni Andrea Cornia; Rolph van der Hoeven; P Thandika Mkandawire
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire [England] : Macmillan Press ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 1992.
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Argues that several orthodox adjustment policies are still incongruent with long-term development in Africa. The book goes on to discuss a development strategy which could lead to a much awaited economic recovery and improvement in social conditions in Africa in the 1990s.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Giovanni Andrea Cornia; Rolph van der Hoeven; P Thandika Mkandawire
ISBN: 0333573153 9780333573150 0333573161 9780333573167 0312086318 9780312086312
OCLC Number: 26053829
Description: xxi, 375 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: External shocks, adjustment policies and economic and social performance / Eva Jespersen --
The impact of self-imposed adjustment : the case of Burkina Faso, 1983-9 / Kimseyinga Savadogo and Claude Wetta --
Stabilisation without structural adjustment : the case of Niger, 1982-9 / Kiari Liman Tinguiri --
Adjustment policies in Tanzania, 1981-9 : the impact on growth, structure and human welfare / Jumanne Hamisi Wagao --
The economic policies of Zambia in the 1980s : towards structural transformation with a human focus? / Venkatesh Seshamani --
Liberalisation for development : Zimbabwe's adjustment without the fund / Rob Davies, David Sanders and Timothy Shaw --
Overview of an alternative long-term development strategy / Giovanni Andrea Cornia, Rolph van der Hoeven and Thandika Mkandawire --
The supply side : changing production structures and accelerating growth / Giovanni Andrea Cornia, Rolph van der Hoeven and Sanjaya Lall --
Enhancing income distribution and rationalising consumption patterns / Benno Ndulu. (cont) Policies for the revitalisation of human resource development / Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Jocelyn de Jong --
External dependence and long-term development / Rolph van der Hoeven --
The political economy of development with a democratic face / Thandika Mkandawire --
Short-term policies for long-term development / Frances Stewart.
Responsibility: edited by Giovanni Andrea Cornia, Rolph van der Hoeven, and Thandika Mkandawire.

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