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Structural Adjustment and the Working Poor in Zimbabwe

Studies on Labour, Women Informal Sector Workers and Health

by Peter Gibbon

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Published by Nordiska Afrikainstitutet .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics,
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Work & labour,
  • Zimbabwe,
  • Labor Force,
  • Social Stratification,
  • Sociology,
  • Structural adjustment (Economi,
  • Structural adjustment (Economic policy),
  • Working poor

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9122138M
    ISBN 109171063692
    ISBN 109789171063694

    Structural adjustment in Zambia and Zimbabwe: reconstructive or destructive? Austin M. Chakaodza. Third World Pub. House, - Business & Economics - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying Business & Economics / International / Economics History / Africa / South / General Structural adjustment (Economic policy. The Effect of Structural Adjustment Programmes on the Delivery of Veterinary Services in Africa 3 officially recognized as part of the animal health delivery system. Violation of existing legislation, e.g. unauthorized sale of drugs, is rarely, if ever, sanctioned (In the West African countries included in the study, importation of drugs through.

    social welfare programs and the poor. The paper argues that economic structural adjustment programs (ESAPs), introduced by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund as major international financial institutions in economic globalization, have been an inappropriate public policy for Zimbabwe. These economic reforms inflate poverty. Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs) and Poverty Reduction Strategies (PRSs) 11 The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 12 Building capabilities 13 Pro-poor growth 14 Social protection 15 Inclusion, anti-discrimination and empowerment 16 5. Growth focused policies for development and poverty reduction

    Title: Health and Structural Adjustment in Rural and Urban Zimbabwe Author: Leon A Bijlmakers, Mary T Basset, David M Sanders Keywords: Economic Reform, Health Care Industry, Health Economics, Research Papers & Working Papers, Social Inequality, Structural Adjustment Programs, Working Poor, . The Impact of Structural Adjustment Programmes on Zimbabwe's Public Health Sector [Tsitsi Muvunzi] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Master's Thesis from the year in the subject Politics - International Politics - Topic: Development Politics.


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Structural Adjustment and the Working Poor in Zimbabwe: Studies on Labour, Women, Informal Sector Workers and Health: : Gibbon, Peter: Books. Get this from a library. Structural adjustment and the working poor in Zimbabwe: studies on labour, women informal sector workers and health.

[Peter Gibbon;]. Gibbon, Peter. Structural Adjustment and the Working Poor in Zimbabwe. Stockholm, Sweden: Almqvist & Wiksell International, Scott Library Call #: HC S77 Macleans A Geo-Jaja, Garth Mangum. "Structural adjustment as an inadvertent enemy of human development in Africa.

" Journal of Black Studies (): Research Library. Africa Action, an organization working for political, economic and social justice in Africa is highly critical of SAPS, noting that, The basic assumption behind structural adjustment was that an increased role for the market would bring benefits to both poor and rich.

In the Darwinian world of international markets, the strongest would win out. Structural adjustment programs (SAPs) consist of loans provided by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) to countries that experienced economic crises. The two Bretton Woods Institutions require borrowing countries to implement certain policies in order to obtain new loans (or to lower interest rates on existing ones).

These policies were typically centered around. Structural Adjustment in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is one of a series of reports published on the theme of structural adjustment and socioeconomic change in contemporary Africa. Programme Coordinator and Series Editor: Adebayo Olukoshi Indexing terms Structural adjustment Informal sector Trade Women Zimbabwe Language checking: Elaine Almén ISSN.

Book reviewed in this article: Adjustment and Poverty: Options and Choices. By Frances Stewart Structural Adjustment and the Working Poor in Zimbabwe: Studies on Labom Women Informal Sector Author: Stanley Please. Gibbon, P. () Structural Adjustment and the working poor in Zimbabwe.

Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Uppsala, Sweden. Government of Zimbabwe () Social dimensions of adjustment: a programme to mitigate the social costs of by: Structural adjustment and Zimbabwe's poor (English) Abstract. This Precis entitled, KUPEDES: Structural adjustment and Zimbabwe's poor, complements the Bank's Operations and Evaluation Department (OED), Performance audit report, Structural adjustment and Zimbabwe's poor, Report No.

dated J Cited by: 2. Book reviewed in this article: Adjustment and Poverty: Options and Choices. By Frances Stewart Structural Adjustment and the Working Poor in Zimbabwe: Studies on Cited by: 5. Fund (IMF) initiated Economic Structural Adjustment Programme (ESAP) (UNDP, ).

Zimbabwe experienced fiscal and current account deficit (Parson, ). This era is preceded by the Economic Structural Adjustment Programme (ESAP). Economic Structural Adjustment Programme (ESAP) era Cited by: 2. investigations is limited. This study tries to investigate the question of if Structural Adjustment Programs are the right means of fighting poverty.

2 Structural Adjustment Structural Adjustment Programs are programs which make it possible for countries to get a loan from the IMF or the World Bank. 1 For the purposes of this paper, structural adjustment loan and structural adjustment program will be used interchangeably.

2 William Easterly, What Did Structural Adjustment Adjust: The Association of Policies and Growth with Repeated IMF and World Bank adjustment loans, N.Y.U J. DEV. ECON. 1 () [hereinafter Easterly](citing Devesh Kapur,File Size: KB.

Structural adjustment programmes are the largest single cause of increased poverty, inequality and hunger in developing countries. This book is the most comprehensive, real-life assessment to date of the impacts of the liberalisation, deregulation, privatisation and austerity that constitute structural adjustment.

Lessons from Structural Adjustment Programmes and their Effects in Africa Franz Heidhues University Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany, and Gideon Obare Egerton University, Egerton, Kenya Abstract After independence aroundAfrican countries started with high hopes for rapid growth and Size: KB.

Structural Adjustment in Zimbabwe Words 11 Pages After gaining independence inZimbabwe’s new leader, Robert Mugabe and his ZANU-PF government are said to have inherited nearly million dollars in debt from the former Rhodesian Regime. Title: Zimbabwe: Economic Structural Adjustment Programme Subject: This Project Performance Audit Report (PPAR) reviews the Maamba Collieries Ltd rehabilitation programme (in the following called the project) in the Republic of Zambia.

Faced with such economic difficulties Zimbabwe finally implemented the structural adjustment programme beginning in The programme was planned to run for five years, In chapter 2 we outline the structural adjustment plan designed for the programme to follow suit.

Structural Adjustment and Women Informal Sector Traders in Harare, Zimbabwe (Research Report) by Rodrick Mupedziswa (Author), Perpetua Gumbo (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Cited by: In Zimbabwe, a Social Dimensions of Adjustment (SDA) scheme was introduced insome years into an IMF stabilisation programme, and dealt with only a narrow part of the education sector. The Zambian government has also shown a similar lack of real commitment to dealing with SAP induced poverty.

He further contends that such structural adjustment programmes are hostile to the poor and have adverse effects on economies and societies of such countries as Zimbabwe.

From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review."Most attempts at studying the effects of economic crisis and structural adjustment on the health sector in Africa have concentrated on the impact of cuts in the public health budget and the introduction of user charges/cost recovery measures on the capacity of the populace, especially the working poor, to maintain or improve access to modern medical services.Sachikonye, Lloyd M.

() ‘Industrial relations and labor relations under ESAP in Zimbabwe’, in Peter Gibbon (ed.), Structural Adjustment and the Working Poor in Zimbabwe.

Uppsala, Sweden: Nordiska Afrikainstituten, pp. 38– Google ScholarCited by: 1.