The Literature Emerging From The African, Latin American, Caribbean And Asian Countries

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ASSIGNEMENT
Of
SOCIAL DEVELPOMENT

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORK, UNIVERSITY OF DELHI, DELHI
MA (SW), Semester III

ARTICLE NAME -Gender, Households and Poverty Tracking Mediations of Macro Adjustment Programmes

Submitted to - Dr. Seema Sharma Mr.Pratap Chandra Behra
Submitted by-Raman M.A (Final YEAR)
DATE OF SUBMISSION-20 OCT 2014
Introduction about the article
The literature emerging from the African, Latin American, Caribbean and Asian countries that have adopted structural adjustment programmes throws light on the multidimensional of effects at the households’ level.
This article captures significant areas from the literature around. (a) Women’s work, poverty and structural adjustment (b) households survival strategies; and (c) growing orthodoxy and the extent critique around gender, poverty, households’ headship and household’s survival strategies.
Elaborate in your own words the main thrust of the article
In the periods of 1980s and 1990s the introduction of structural adjustment programmes differently named as economic reconstruction programme, new economic policy, economic adjustment programme and so on in several African, Latin American, Caribbean and Asian countries. The focus of the programme at two levels one is micro level and second is meso level. At micro level programme has been towards liberalizing the markets and creating an environment for global transfer of goods and services. At meso level, the…
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