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Structural adjustment, the basic needs approach and development policy.

Deepak Lal

Structural adjustment, the basic needs approach and development policy.

by Deepak Lal

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Published by University College in London .
Written in English


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SeriesDiscussion papers in economics -- 87-31
ContributionsUniversity College, London. Department of Economics.
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Open LibraryOL13897926M

  Structural Adjustment: A structural adjustment is a loan provided to a country by the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, or both, in exchange for structural economic reforms. From – the IMF have implemented adjustments program prerequisite to their help to countries which is known as the Structural Adjustment Programs (henceforth SAPs). The SAPs, which is said to have a Neoliberal approach, primarily aims to adjust the structure of a country’s economic system (Mohan, ).

The authors evaluate the policy ideas coming from UN organizations and scholars in relation to such critical issues as decolonization, sustainable development, structural adjustment, basic needs, human rights, women, world employment, the transition of the Eastern bloc, the role of nongovernmental organizations, and global governance. development policies and structural adjustment programmes did not depend on increasing amounts of unpaid labour performed by women. Peace and equality cannot be achieved if women have yet to be treated as fully `human’ in our societies, being seen instead as an aberration from the norm. Understanding the basic needs of.

Following an ideology known as neoliberalism, and spearheaded by these and other institutions known as the Washington Consensus (for being based in Washington D.C.), Structural Adjustment Policies (SAPs) have been imposed to ensure debt repayment and economic restructuring. But the way it has happened has required poor countries to reduce spending on things like health, education and development, while debt repayment and other economic policies . Downloadable! World Bank/International Monetary Fund adjustment programmes prescribed for ailing Third World economies have been described as a failure. The aim of the article is to assess if the failure is due to the policies as designed by the World Bank/IMF. or as results of implementation by adjusting nations. Twenty peer review journal articles on SAP programmes from to covering Author: Nana Yaw Oppong.


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Structural adjustment, the basic needs approach and development policy by Deepak Lal Download PDF EPUB FB2

About the book: Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs) are an important feature of contemporary development, yet they are often evaluated in. Structural Adjustment: Theory, Practice and Impacts examines the problems associated with Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs) and reveals the basic needs approach and development policy.

book damaging impacts they can have. The book looks at how the debt crisis of the 's forced developing countries to seek external help and then reviews what constitutes as a standard adjustment programme, detailing the political, economic, Cited by: Structural adjustment Postcolonial Politics of Development book.

THE CULTURE OF DEVELOPMENT POLICY: BASIC NEEDS, STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT, GOOD GOVERNANCE, AND HUMAN RIGHTS. Development policy is thus semiotically mediated, that is, it is culturally embedded and transacted, involving the production and systematization of particular languages, images Author: Ilan Kapoor.

The structuralist approach to development policy (English) Abstract. Structuralist methodology and development policy are examined and compared to other major development policy approaches.

The structuralist approach focuses on various types of structural disequilibria. In domestic policy, this approach can be used to Cited by: Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs) are an important feature of contemporary development, yet they are often evaluated in the terms set out by lenders themselves, ignoring the wider implications of SAPs.

Structural Adjustment attempts to situate SAPs in a wider development context featuring case material from the UK, USA, Ghana, Mexico, India, Jamaica, Turkey, Eastern Europe, Mali.

Structural Adjustment Policies and Africa than the one suggested by structural adjustment. Changes in development thinking over the last two decades have essentially occurred in response to a approach, reflects a move away from SAPs towards a more strengthened role for the state, and a clear human development focus.

approach. Gustav Ranis’s conclusion above -- that policy-based lending works if countries have decided on their own to reform -- is echoed by other studies. Our objective in this paper is to look more systematically at the causes of success or failure of adjustment programs, using a database with reform programs supported financially by File Size: KB.

the new approach was widely supported and led to the adoption of a ‘Declaration of Principles and Programme of Action’.

There followed a period of enthusiasm for the basic needs approach to development in international agencies and some countries. But it rapidly became a polarising issue, for there was opposition in both North and South.

Structural adjustment programs consist of loans provided by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank to countries that experienced economic crises. The two Bretton Woods Institutions require borrowing countries to implement certain policies in order to obtain new loans.

These policies were typically centered around increased privatization, liberalizing trade and foreign investment, and balancing government deficit. The conditionality clauses. •Context the huge human costs of structural adjustment policies of s Human Resource Development Approach Evolved in s Schultz and Gary Becker’s concept of human Education and health means of enhancing human capital Rates of return important Basic Needs Approach Evolved in s from ILO’s focus on providing basic needs for.

It was a response to the evidence that structural adjustment policies in countries with severe economic crises were having a devastating impact on the poor. UNICEF's approach of 'adjustment with a human face' encouraged the targeting of scarce state support to the poor and vulnerable and shifting public spending towards basic needs provision.

Structural adjustment is a term used to describe the policies requested by the IMF in condition for financial aid when dealing with an economic crisis in. The policies are designed to tackle the root cause of the problem and provide a framework for long term development and long term growth.

1 The Progress of Development 1 2 Development Theory in the Postwar Period 13 3 State-Led Development in Practice 35 4 The Neoclassical Answer to Failure 63 5 Neoclassical Reform in Practice 87 6 Development Theory in the Wake of Structural Adjustment 7 The End of the Developmental State 8 The End of Development, or a New Beginning.

9 Conclusion File Size: KB. Abstract This article reviews various strands of development policies such as employment and basic needs policies, structural adjustment policies, human rights and human development policies, as well as policies emanating from the so‐called Washington Consensus leading to current globalization practices.

It argues that the present global crisis presents an important Cited by: This study examines the impact of structural adjustment policy (SAP) on the welfare of Zimbabweans, particularly women and children and draws some parallels with economic policy in the US and its effect on social welfare programs and the poor.

The paper argues that economic structural adjustment programs (ESAPs), introduced by the World BankCited by: poor countries in their levels of basic needs satisfaction and policies relating to growth of output, trade, investment, infrastructure, etc. Definition and Features The basic needs approach to development begins with the objective of providing opportunities for the full physical,File Size: 1MB.

Basic Needs Approach. Bauer Peter Tamas Structural Adjustment. Structural Transformation. Structure and Agency. Sustainable Consumption. The Elgar companion to development studies David Clark Snippet view - The Elgar Companion to Development Studies.

Basic Income: A Transformative Policy for India (with S. Davala, Labour Market Issues in Structural Adjustment, edited with V. Tokman (Geneva: ILO, ). Details. Poverty and Basic Needs: Evidence from Guyana and the Philippines, with R.

Szal (Geneva: ILO, ). Human Development Concept and Approach Peter Ronald deSouza Director • Growing awareness of the human costs of the structural adjustment programmes • Ongoing spread of social ills e.g, crime, weakening social fabric etc –Basic needs – meeting basic needs.

Basic Needs Approaches vs. a Human Rights Approach known as “Structural Adjustment.” The aim was to “stabilise” economies by reducing budget deficits and Human Development Approaches emphasise basic needs, but go beyond conventional Basic Needs Approaches by focusing on enlarging people’s choices.

That is, people who are. emphasised its commitment to structural adjustment and export-led development (see also PARFITT, ). This was further accentuated in its calls for a market friendly approach to development (WORLD BANK, ). MKANDAWIRE and SOLUDO () have countered this approach with a systemic critique of structural adjustment by.1.

Capitalism, culture, agency: dependency versus postcolonial theory 2. The culture of development policy: basic needs, structural adjustment, good governance and human rights Part 2: Postcolonial Complicity and Self-reflexivity? 3. Hyper-self-reflexive development? Spivak on .The basic needs development strategy grew out of the work of the ILO World Employment Program (WEP) of the s.

It brought employment – and people and human needs – back to the center of.