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Free Markets and Food Riots : the Politics of Global Adjustment.

Author: John K Walton; David Seddon
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2011.
Series: Studies in urban and social change.
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This book describes and explains the extraordinary wave of popular protest that swept across the so-called Third World and the countries of the former socialist bloc during the period from the late 1970s to the early 1990s, in response to the mounting debt crisis and the austerity measures widely adopted as part of economic "reform" and "adjustment". Explores this general proposition in a cross-national study of the  Read more...
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Walton, John K.
Free Markets and Food Riots : The Politics of Global Adjustment.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John K Walton; David Seddon
ISBN: 9781444399813 1444399810
OCLC Number: 778339377
Description: 1 online resource (682 pages).
Contents: Cover; Series Page; Title page; Copyright; Tables; Acknowledgements; Part I: Introduction; 1: Global Adjustment; 1 GLOBAL CRISIS; 2 THE END OF THE SECOND WORLD; 3 THE END OF THE THIRD WORLD; 4 THE DEBT CRISIS AND STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT; 5 SOCIAL CRISIS AND POPULAR UNREST; 2: Food Riots Past and Present; 1 EUROPEAN BREAD RIOTS; 2 THEORETICAL EXPLANATIONS; 3 MODERN AUSTERITY PROTEST; 4 CLASSICAL AND AUSTERITY RIOTS COMPARED; 5 CONCLUSION; Part II: Case Studies; 3: Fighting for Survival: Women's Responses to Austerity Programs; 1 INTRODUCTION; 2 WOMEN AS "VICTIMS" OF STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT. 3 WOMEN'S RESISTANCE AND PROTEST: FORMS OF STRUGGLE4 SURVIVAL STRATEGIES; 5 WOMEN'S NETWORKS; 6 COOPERATIVE AND COMMUNITY ACTION; 7 FROM COMMUNITY ACTION TO COLLECTIVE PROTEST; 8 PROTEST AND RESISTANCE IN THE WORKPLACE; 9 WOMEN AND POPULAR PROTEST; 10 CASE STUDIES OF WOMEN IN POPULAR PROTEST; 11 WOMEN'S RESPONSES, STATE REPRESSION; 12 CLASS, GENDER AND "POPULAR" PROTEST; 4: Latin America: Popular Protest and the State; 1 INTRODUCTION; 2 SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES OF STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT; 3 POPULAR PROTEST; 4 AGGREGATE ANALYSIS OF AUSTERITY PROTEST; 5 PROTEST CASES COMPARED. 6 POLITICAL CONSEQUENCES OF AUSTERITY PROTEST7 CONCLUSION; 5: Economic Adjustment and Democratization in Africa; 1 INTRODUCTION; 2 THE POLITICS OF ADJUSTMENT; 3 AUSTERITY PROTESTS AND POLITICAL REFORM; 4 ZAMBIA: DEMOCRACY --
THEN ADJUSTMENT?; 5 CÔTE DTVOIRE: DEMOCRACY DEFERRED?; 6 ZAIRE: THE PATH TO DEMOCRACY OR CHAOS?; 7 THE POLITICS OF THE AFRICAN CROWD; 6: The Middle East and North Africa; 1 INTRODUCTION; 2 FRAMEWORK FOR ANALYSIS; 3 FROM NATIONALIST DEVELOPMENT TO INFITAH; 4 ANATOMY OF POPULAR PROTEST; 5 THE CONSEQUENCES OF POPULAR PROTEST. 7: The Asian Debt Crisis: Structural Adjustment and Popular Protest in India1 SCALE OF ASIA'S DEBT; 2 INDIA: DEBT, DEVELOPMENT, AND POLITICAL INSTABILITY; 3 POLITICS OF PROGRESS AND REDISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICE: THE INDIAN ECONOMY 1947-1991; 4 THE 1991 STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT PROGRAM: THE POLITICS OF PROGRESS AND PROTEST; 5 ECONOMIC REFORMS AND PUBLIC PROTEST: LABOR MILITANCY AND COMMUNAL RIOTS; 6 LIMITS TO ECONOMIC REFORMS; POWER, PATRONAGE AND DOMESTIC POLITICS; NOTES; 8: Explaining Sri Lanka's Exceptionalism: Popular Responses to Welfarism and the "Open Economy." 1 PROTEST AND QUIESCENCE IN A DEPENDENT WELFARE STATE2 UNPACKAGING LIBERALIZATION; 3 DEVELOPMENTAL INTERVENTIONISM IN SRI LANKA; 4 ELECTORAL RESPONSE TO THE "CLOSED ECONOMY'7; 5 LIBERALIZATION; 6 NUTRITIONAL SECURITY AND LIBERALIZATION; 7 EXTERNAL SUPPORT FOR LIBERALIZATION: FROM CARROTS TO STICKS; 8 THE QUIESCENCE PUZZLE; NOTES; 9: The Politics of Economic Reform in Central and Eastern Europe; 1 INTRODUCTION; 2 POPULAR PROTEST AND THE RISE OF SOLIDARITY; 3 GROWING PRESSURE FOR REFORM: 1980-1989; 4 THE "REVOLUTION" IN EASTERN EUROPE; 5 THE LAUNCHING OF LIBERALIZATION. 6 THK COSTS OK K(X)NOMIC REKORM 1989-1991.
Series Title: Studies in urban and social change.

Abstract:

This book describes and explains the extraordinary wave of popular protest that swept across the so-called Third World and the countries of the former socialist bloc during the period from the late 1970s to the early 1990s, in response to the mounting debt crisis and the austerity measures widely adopted as part of economic "reform" and "adjustment". Explores this general proposition in a cross-national study of the austerity protests, or the 'IMF Riots' that have affected so many debtor nations since the mid-1970sArgues that modern austerity protests, like the classical "bread riots" in eight.

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