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Dark victory : the United States, structural adjustment, and global poverty

Author: Walden F Bello; Shea Cunningham; Bill Rau; Institute for Food and Development Policy (Oakland, Calif.)
Publisher: London : Pluto ; Oakland : Food First ; Amsterdam : TNI, 1994.
Series: Transnational Institute series.
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A critique of why Third World poverty is so prevalent. Bello offers a persuasive argument that re-colonization of the Third World has been carried out through the agencies of the International Banks.

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Bello, Walden F.
Dark victory.
London : Pluto ; Oakland : Food First ; Amsterdam : TNI, 1994
(OCoLC)647429192
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walden F Bello; Shea Cunningham; Bill Rau; Institute for Food and Development Policy (Oakland, Calif.)
ISBN: 0745308333 9780745308333 0935028625 9780935028621 0745308341 9780745308340 0935028617 9780935028614
OCLC Number: 28926492
Description: xii, 148 p. : ill., map ; 23 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. Epilogue: the Battle for the 21st Century --
Appendix: Table 1: IMF and World Bank Stabilization and Structural Adjustment Loans, 1980-1991 --
Appendix: Table 2: Rates of Poverty and Indigence in Selected Latin American Countries --
Appendix: Table 3: External Accounts of Selected Third World Countries, 1982 and 1991 --
Appendix: Table 4: Voluntary Export Restraints and Related Measures Imposed by the US, 1980-1991 --
Appendix: Table 5: Shares of US Family Income Going to Various Fifths, and to Top 5% 1973-1991 --
Appendix: Table 6: Changes in Distribution of US Net Worth, 1962-1989
Series Title: Transnational Institute series.
Responsibility: Walden Bello with Shea Cunningham and Bill Rau.

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