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The Market Tells Them So: The World Bank and Economic Fundamentalism in Africa

By: J Mihevc

320 pages, tabs

Zed Books

Paperback | Jan 1999 | #42222 | ISBN: 1856493288
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Hardback | Dec 1995 | #42221 | ISBN: 185649327X
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About this book

Argues that the World Bank's `structural adjustment' is having a deleterious impact on Africa.


Contents

The fundamentalist theology of the World Bank; prelude to "the crisis" - the World Bank and the modernization of Africa; rescheduling our debtors; the World Bank and the structural adjustment of Africa; the deepening crisis; export-oriented growth, international trade and structural adjustment; structural adjustment and the environment; the ambiguous promise of biotechnology; African churches and the crisis of structural adjustment; structural adjustment and women - the response of the churches.

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