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Our Continent, Our Future

African Perspectives on Structural Adjustment
  • 224 Pages
  • 2.88 MB
  • English
Africa World Press
Economic policy, Structural adjustment (Economi, Development - Economic Development, Business & Economics, Business / Economics / Finance, International - Economics, Business/Economics, Economics - General, Economic conditions, Africa, Structural adjustment (Economic policy),
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Open LibraryOL8316954M
ISBN 100865437041
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Major challenge is answered by this book. Our Continent, Our Futurepresents an attempt by a number of African scholars to regain the initiative in matters relating to the future development of Africa. It presents an African perspective on the accu-mulated evidence about Africa’s poor economic performance and is inFile Size: 2MB.

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Responding to this need for a new approach from within, the editors articulate a path for the future, underscoring the need to be sensitive to each other's.

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by Thandika Mkandawire and Charles C. Soludo. Year of publication: Notre continent, notre avenir: perspectives africaines sur l'ajustement structurel. Mkandawire, Thandika, () Between liberalisation and oppression: the politics of structural adjustment.

The publication of a two-volume evaluation study on "Adjustment in Africa" by the World Bank in sparked major controversies and re-ignited the debate about the direction of Africa’s development.

For most African scholars, who live in and study these economies, the World Bank reports were yet another major disjuncture between reality and dogma. This book is a response to the need for. This volume is intended as a companion to Our Continent, Our Future. It will appeal to students, professors, academics, and researchers in development, economics, and African studies; professionals in donor organizations around the world; and economic policymakers in both the governmental and nongovernmental sectors.

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African voices on structural adjustment: a companion to 'Our continent, our future' There is a growing call for "local ownership" of adjustment and for Africans to assume the leading role in defining the continent’s future. About thirty studies were commissioned—within the broader goal of Africa reclaiming the initiative and providing a.

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