The gap between rhetoric and reality

July 2004
Globalization & Structural Adjustment as a Development Tool;2004, p11
Working Paper
The article discusses the importance of considering the possible social implications of adopting the globalization in developing countries. It outlines the study conducted by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) which revealed the negative impact of stabilization and adjustment polices on growth, income distribution, poverty and the well-being of children. It mentions several studies which focus on alternative policies to facilitate solutions on problems of stabilization and adjustment.


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