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Against Global Apartheid : South Africa Meets the World Bank, IMF and International Finance - 04 edition

Against Global Apartheid : South Africa Meets the World Bank, IMF and International Finance (ISBN10: 1842773933; ISBN13: 9781842773932)
ISBN13: 978-1842773932
ISBN10: 1842773933

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-1842773925
ISBN10: 1842773925

Summary: This book is a wide-ranging, lucid and powerfully argued analysis and critique of neoliberal economics as formulated and imposed by the World Bank and IMF on developing countries generally, and Africa and South Africa specifically. It shows the extraordinary economic and human damage these policies have wrought over the past decade and more, and how they have displaced the originally radical and pro-people orientation of the African National Congress when it came to morepower. Patrick Bond shows how the leadership washed its hands of this political legacy and signed up to Washington-approved policies that have cost the South African people a million jobs, stymied their hopes of sustainable access to housing, water, electricity, health and education, dramatically worsened income inequality, and opened up a dangerous gulf of disillusion between voters and government. The author tracks the debates around these issues. He shows how South African civil society has resisted corporate-dominated globalization in its fight against not only international financial institutions, but also the big pharmaceutical corporations over access to HIV/AIDS drugs. And he argues that there is another way to more socially just and economically rapid development - namely via deglobalization which would entail cutting loose from dependence on global institutions and foreign capital, and locking financial resources down in order to put them to work productively within national boundaries. less

Edition/Copyright: 04
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Zed Books
Published: 12/05/2003
International: No

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