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Adjusted Lives: Stories of Structural Adjustments.

F. Odun Balogun

Adjusted Lives: Stories of Structural Adjustments.

by F. Odun Balogun

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Published by Africa World Press in S.l .
Written in English


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Adjusted Lives is a completed short story cycle which is divided into three parts, each of which contains three stories. The nine stories altogether constituting the collection propose a unified thesis: the now infamous Structural Adjustment Program (SAP) is not really a contemporary phenomenon, but only the contemporary manifestation of a four-century-old phenomenon.

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LC ClassificationsPR9387.9.B345
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Open LibraryOL23118106M
ISBN 100865434875
ISBN 109780865434875

Sisters are not Brothers in Christ: Global Women in Church and Society -- Stories of Structural Adjustment (SOSA): The Human Cost of Structural Adjustment Policy (SAP) for Women -- Mandela, Decolonization and the Rest of Us -- Stiwanism: Feminism in an African Context --   It included classic structural adjustment themes: reducing the state sector in the economy, lifting subsidies, ‘loosening’ the social contract, weakening the country’s education and healthcare system, keeping wages low, lifting capital controls, privatization of state resources, etc., etc. – all the policies that have made IMF.

E.N Nwabugo, The Story of Structural Adjustment Programme in Nigeria from the perspective of Org anized Labour, Australian J ournal of Business and Managemen t Research, VolNo7,   In fact since the IMF began hauling Egypt's economy into modernity, Egyptians have got steadily and dramatically poorer: when structural adjustment .

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.   The place where he lives and works is a barren stretch of northern Kenya where, in the hunger season, people slit the throats of cattle to draw enough blood to drink to sustain life.


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Adjusted Lives: Stories of Structural Adjustments by F. Odun Balogun Download PDF EPUB FB2

Adjusted Lives is a completed short story cycle which is divided into three parts, each of which contains three stories. The nine stories altogether constituting the collection propose a unified thesis: the now infamous Structural Adjustment Program (SAP) is not really a contemporary phenomenon but only the contemporary manifestation of a four-century old : Fidelis Odun Balogun.

Adjusted Lives: Stories of Structural Adjustments Divided into three parts, this collection of nine stories set in Africa centres around the theme of structural adjustment. African lives, the stories suggest, have systematically been adjusted and exploited in the interest of merchants, priests, politicians, businessmen, soldiers and economists.

Adjusted Lives is a completed short story cycle which is divided into three parts, each of which contains three stories. The nine stories altogether constituting the collection propose a unified thesis: the now infamous Structural Adjustment Program (SAP) is not really a contemporary manifestation of a four-century-old phenomenon.

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 Adjusted Lives: Stories of Structural Adjustments.

book loans (or to lower interest rates on existing ones). These policies were typically centered around. 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.

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. Keywords: structural adjustment programme, organized labour/interest groups, protests, conditionality. INTRODUCTION Over the past couple of decades, there has been a steady increase in the scholarly literature on organized labour and industrial relations systems in developing countries the bulk of which is on trade union militancy, strikes.

Structural adjustment Structural adjustments are the policies implemented by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (the Bretton Woods Institutions) in developing countries. These policy changes are conditions for getting new loans from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) or World Bank, or for obtaining lower interest rates on existing loans.

Odun alogun, Professors ocal Adjustment, in alogun, Adjusted Lives (Stories of Structural Adjustments) (Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, ), pp.

Short Story 2: * Nam Le, The oat _ in Nam Le, The Boat. New York: Alfred A. Knopf,pp. Short Story 3: Jean Arasanayagam, "The Journey", in Arasanayagam, All is Burning (New. The Heart of Change: Real-Life Stories of How People Change Their Organizations User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Prolific author and change management expert Kotter (emeritus, Harvard Business Sch.) and consultant Cohen join forces in this timely update to Kotter's successful Leading Change (), which set the /5(3). With dozens of countries under “adjust-ment” for over a decade, even the World Bank had to acknowledge that it was hard to find a handful of success stories.

In most cases, structural adjust-ment caused economies to fall into a hole wherein low investment, reduced social spending, reduced consumption, and low output interacted to create a. Structural adjustment policies were put in place, cutting spending and reducing government involvement in the nut industry and elsewhere.

However, things got worse. At the same time rich countries, such as the US, were subsidizing their own nut (and other) industries, allowing them to gain in market share around the world. Enormous advances in HIV/AIDS treatment regimens have fundamentally altered the natural history of the disease and sharply reduced HIV-related morbidity and mortality in countries where such treatments are accessible.

The advent of anti-retroviral drugs in the late s began a revolution in the management of HIV, which can be seen as analogous to the use of penicillin for treating bacterial. Champions of humanitarian design, however, offer a technological fix (e.g., life straws, paper log houses, and hippo rollers) for problems rooted in imperial histories and neoliberal restructuring.

In failing to address the dynamics of structural underdevelopment, do-good design performs the grassroots ideological work of neoliberalism by. Structural Adjustment Policies and Africa but we have learned from those experiences and adjusted our programmes at the Inthe current President of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, co-edited the book Dying for Growth in which he questioned the truth.

Abstract. Children are amongst those who have been structurally adjusted. The losers were clear. They were seen in the increased numbers of homeless and mentally ill searching routinely through the garbage containers, they were absorbed among the numbers of youth recruited into criminal posses, they were included among the fixed income pensioners whose private poverty could not be relieved by.

While many people over the age of 65 experience some limitations, they learn to live with them and lead happy and productive lives. Normal, age-related changes include hearing impairment, weakening vision, and the increasing probability of arthritis, hypertension. The story begins with a rather notable study by the World Bank, commonly referred to as the Berg report.

Published inin response to the global debt crisis of the late s and the economic distress it had exerted on poor countries, the document became a blueprint for the Bank’s approach to the continent for decades to come.

19 hours ago  Spoiler warning: The following story contains spoilers for HBO's Lovecraft Country. HBO's new series Lovecraft Country is based upon the book of the same name by Matt Ruff, which was released in   International Businesses,consisting of Life Planner and Gibraltar Life & Other, reported adjusted operating income of $ million for the second.

Structural violence refers to systematic ways in which social structures harm or otherwise disadvantage individuals. Structural violence is subtle, often invisible, and often has no one specific person who can (or will) be held responsible (in contrast to behavioral violence).

I also hold that behavioral violence and structural violence can intertwine — some of the easiest examples of. Structural adjustment means that the state liberalizes the economy, so everything is deregulated, all state-owned assets are privatized, like roads, hospitals, airports, rivers, water systems, minerals, resources, state-owned companies, services, etc.

This, as the story goes, will encourage “investment” in the country when it “needs it. The bank’s view is that by achieving increased gross domestic product, domestic investment, and exports, and reduced inflation rates and “excessive” external borrowing, structural adjustment will lead to a reduction in poverty.

2 World debt, however, has risen from $ trillion to $ trillion between andwith most countries.