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Dark victory : the United States and global poverty

Author: Walden F Bello; Shea Cunningham; Bill Rau
Publisher: London : Pluto Press ; Oakland, Calif. : Food First ; Amsterdam : Transnational Institute, 1999.
Series: Transnational Institute series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"As we enter the 21st century, many countries of the South are in a state of economic crisis, with once optimistic visions of the future cruelly dashed by rising mass poverty, inequality, and hunger. At the same time, working people in the North find their living standards declining. Dark Victory reveals the roots of these global trends in a sweeping strategy of global economic rollback unleashed by the U.S. to
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Bello, Walden F.
Dark victory.
London : Pluto Press ; Oakland, Calif. : Food First ; Amsterdam : Transnational Institute, 1999
(OCoLC)680568144
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walden F Bello; Shea Cunningham; Bill Rau
ISBN: 0935028765 9780935028768 0745314619 9780745314617 074531466X 9780745314662 0935028617 9780935028614
OCLC Number: 40193630
Language Note: English.
Description: xii, 162 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Susan George --
1. Introduction: the Great Reversal --
2. Challenge from the South --
3. Liberalism and Containment --
4. Reaganism and Rollback --
5. Adjustment: the Record --
6. Adjustment: the Costs --
7. Adjustment: the Outcome --
8. Resubordinating the NICs --
9. Adjusting America --
10. Dark Victory --
11. The Battle for the 21st Century --
12. Epilogue: The Asian Economic Implosion --
App.: Table 1. IMF and World Bank Stabilization and Structural Adjustment Loans, 1980-1991 --
App.: Table 2. Rates of Poverty and Indigence in Selected Latin American Countries --
App.: Table 3. External Accounts of Selected Third World Countries, 1982 and 1991.
Series Title: Transnational Institute series.
Responsibility: Walden Bello with Shea Cunningham and Bill Rau ; foreword by Susan George.

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