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Africa's Recovery in the 1990s : From Stagnation and Adjustment to Human Development - Giovanni Andrea Cornia

Africa's Recovery in the 1990s

From Stagnation and Adjustment to Human Development

Hardcover Published: 7th October 1992
ISBN: 9780333573150
Number Of Pages: 375

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Arguing that several orthodox adjustment policies are still incongruent with long-term development in Africa, this 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 drawing its conclusions from a general theoretical discussion of the matter and the results of five specific national case studies carried out in Burkina Faso, Niger, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Giovanni Andrea Cornia is the co-author or co-editor of "The Impact of World Recession on Children", "Adjustment With a Human Face" and "Children and the Transition to the Market Economy". Rolph Van der Hoeven is the author of "Planning for Basic Needs: A Soft Option or a Solid Policy?", co-author of "Basic Needs in Development Planning" and co-editor of "World Recession and Global Interdependence".

Part 1 The crisis of the 1980s: external shocks, adjustment policies and economic and social performance, Eva Jespersen. Part 2 The variety of adjustment experiences in the 1980s - five national case studies: the impact of self-imposed adjustment - the case of Burkina Faso 1983-89, Kimseyinga Savadogo and Claude Wetta; stabilization without structural adjustment - the case of the Niger 1982-89, Kiari Liman Tinguiri; adjustment policies in Tanzania 1981-89 - 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; liberalization for development - Zimbabwe's adjustment without the fund, Rob Davies, David Sanders and Timothy Shaw. Part 3 An alternative approach for the development of Africa in the 1990s and beyond: 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 distibution and rationalizing consumption patterns, Benno Ndulu; policies for the revitalization of human resource development, Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Jocelyn de Jong; external dependence and long-term development with a democratic face, Thandika Mknadawire; short-term policies for long-term development, Frances Stewart.

ISBN: 9780333573150
ISBN-10: 0333573153
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 375
Published: 7th October 1992
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.65
Edition Number: 1