World Debt and the Human Condition: Structural Adjustment and the Right to Development

Synopsis

Set against the backdrop of deteriorating living conditions for hundreds of millions of people in developing and debtor countries, this volume concentrates on the structural adjustment policies designed to facilitate debt repayment and to stabilize indebted economies and the effects these policies have on the human rights of affected peoples. Conducted by contributors from various disciplines, this analysis provides distinctive insights into the relationship between international economic decisions and human welfare.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Joan M. Nelson
  • Karamo N. M. Sonko
  • Ved P. Nanda
  • Dana W. Wilbanks
  • George W. Shepherd Jr.
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1993