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Issues in the political economy of structural adjustment in Nigeria

Issues in the political economy of structural adjustment in Nigeria

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Published by SIJ Publishers in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics -- Nigeria.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Steve Onyeiwu & Darlington Iwarimie-Jaja.
    ContributionsOnyeiwu, Steve., Iwarimie-Jaja, Darlington.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC1055 .I77 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 131 p. ;
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16197337M
    ISBN 109782864013
    OCLC/WorldCa34509579

    Phillips, A., Economic Impact of Nigeria's Structural Adjustment Programme (Ibadan: Nigerian Institute for Social and Economic Research, ). Phillips, A., and E. C. Ndekwu (Eds.), Structural Adjustment Programme in a Developing Economy: The Case of Nigeria (Ibadan: Nigerian Institute for Social and Economic Research, ).Cited by: Understanding the ultimate political logic of structural adjustment is also important because the state's position in an economy subject to a long-term reform program may be so unattractive to African elites that they may refuse to reform their economies after a certain point, even if they can withstand the short-term shocks that instruments Cited by:

    Structural Adjustment is the Wrong Policy. Nigeria has implemented SAP for almost a decade now, but none of the objectives has been achieved, and there is no indication that any of them can be achieved using the chosen program instruments. Indeed, all that is still conspicuously present in Nigeria is the foreign exchange market and the. This is a timely book on political transition to civil rule in Nigeria. The socio-political and economic ramifications of the transfer of power to an elected civilian administration and the political chaos resulting from the continued uncertainties surrounding the transition program are examined. Some of the topics which are touched upon are the relationship between the state, capital.

    Structural adjustment programme in the Nigerian economy. National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (Nigeria) Business & Economics - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Business & Economics / Structural Adjustment Nigeria.   Structural Adjustment: Theory, Practice and Impacts examines the problems associated with Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs) and reveals the 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, .


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Issues in the political economy of structural adjustment in Nigeria. Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria: SIJ Publishers, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Steve Onyeiwu; Darlington Iwarimie-Jaja.

Africa Action, an organization working for political, economic and social justice in Africa is highly critical of SAPS, noting that, The basic assumption behind structural adjustment was that an increased role for the market would bring benefits to both poor and rich.

In the Darwinian world of international markets, the strongest would win out. 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 new loans (or to lower interest rates on existing ones). These policies were typically centered around. Nigeria - Structural adjustment program: policies, implementation, and impact (English) Abstract.

Under the Structural Adjustment Program (SAP) introduced inNigeria reformed its foreign exchange system, trade policies, and business and agricultural regulations. Part II Toward Policy Reform and Change -- 7.

Development Policy and the Poor: Toward an Alternative Policy Framework for Africa -- 8. Structural Adjustment Programmes as Policy Reform: An Assessment of Their Objectives and Impact in the SADC Countries -- 9.

Managing Development Policy in Botswana: Implementing Reforms for Rapid Change -- The Politics of Structural Adjustment in Nigeria by Adebayo O. Olukoshi,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

By using our website you agree Political Economy. The study begins in Part 1 with a historical introduction to Nigeria's political economy. Part 2 (Chapters ) contains an account of contemporary political development in Nigeria sincewhen a civil war that had lasted for thirty months ended with the defeat of secessionist Biafra.

Olukoshi, A. The political economy of the structural adjustment programme. In S. Adejumobi & A. Momoh (Eds.), The political economy of Nigeria under military rule () (pp. Harare: Sapes Books. Google ScholarAuthor: Ojochenemi J. David, Lucky E. Asuelime, Hakeem Onapajo. Get this from a library.

A sapped democracy: the political economy of the Structural Adjustment Program and the political transition in Nigeria, [Mojubaolu Olufunke Okome]. Under the Structural Adjustment Program (SAP) introduced inNigeria reformed its foreign exchange system, trade policies, and business and agricultural regulations.

These changes brought economic incentives more into line with the country's underlying comparative Size: 6MB. The second definition relates to a programme of privatisation as an integral part of a Structural Adjustment Programme, such as we have in Nigeria.

Commercialisation, on the other hand, can be defined as the re-organisation of enterprises, wholly and partially owned by the Government, in which such commercialised enterprises shall operate as.

Book Description. The Political Economy of Africa addresses the real possibilities for African development in the coming decades when seen in the light of the continent’s economic performance over the last half-century. This involves an effort to emancipate our thinking from the grip of western economic models that have often ignored Africa’s diversity in their rush to peddle simple.

Structural adjustment A policy of economic liberalization adopted in exchange for financial support from liberal international organizations; typically includes privatizing state-run firms, ending subsidies, reducing tariff barriers, shrinking the size of the state, and welcoming foreign investment.

Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents. African Development in the New International Division of Labour, Julius E.

Nyang'oro and Timothy M. Shaw-- "The Evolving Role of the African State Under Structural Adjustment", Julius E.

Nyang'oro-- "An Historical Perspective on the Lagos Plan of Action", Robert J. Cummings-- "Revisionism in African Political Economy.

At the inter-group level, there were violent clashes between minority groups and the dominant Hausa/Fulani in several parts of the north, notably Bauchi, Kaduna, and Plateau states over issues of trade, religion, language, culture, and domination; there was a resurgence of bloc ethno-regional conflicts which deteriorated badly after the.

The Nigerian political bureau ofestablished by General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida shortly after his successful coup, was one of the broadest political consultation exercises conducted in Nigerian history. The bureau was headed by Dr.

Samuel Joseph Cookey, and contained 17 members charged with the responsibility of investigating the problems of the failed Nigerian political and. Structural Adjustment Programs: The Impact on Nigerians Abstract Word Count: 8, Nigeria’s economy for many decades thrived under agricultural exports until the government shifted its focus to crude oil exports.

The repercussion of abandoning this sector was later felt in the early s when the world crude oil prices fell and the. Keywords: Diplomacy, Political Economy, Structural Adjustment Programme, Liberalization, Neo-colonialism 1.

INTRODUCTION Nigeria attained political independence in October, with a weak and dependent economy. This was largely occasioned by the colonial domination and exploitation of both Nigeria’s natural and. political landscape in the period – There was the convulated democratic transition programme of the Babangida administration which introduced important structural and contextual changes to the political system.

These changes included the imposed two-party system with its vaunted grassroots philosophy, the plethora of experimental. Nigeria's political economy has always been predominantly elitist, patriarchal and theist. In terms of the ethnicity, the dominance rests with the WaZoBia group and to some extent, the peoples of the Niger-Delta.

In terms of sexuality, there is no. structural policies manifesting either in the form of stabilization or structural adjustment, or both. The introduction of SAP, and the subsequent implementation of the IMF/World Bank conditionality attached to it, came with some negative consequences that affected many sectors of the economy such as agriculture and Size: KB.A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : Timothy Lim.There are several manifestations of underdevelopment in the political economy and, in general, the governance of several countries in Africa.

Unlike most parts of Europe, United States of America, Australia that are advanced in development, and even Asia where remarkable economic growth is rapidly paving the way for development; especially through the provision of essential amenities in health Cited by: 1.