This book provides an account of actual African experience and African criticisms. It is designed to examine the actual viability of the World Bank's structural adjustment strategies for Africa, all of which were designed to encourage export-led growth.

chapter |10 pages


Something New out of Africa

part I|105 pages

What was Proposed from Outside

chapter Chapter 1|16 pages

How Old is Africa’s Crisis?

chapter Chapter 2|21 pages

Alternative Growth Models in the Post-colonial State

chapter Chapter 3|15 pages

Redistribution and Basic Needs

chapter Chapter 4|18 pages

Structural Adjustment – by the World Bank

chapter Chapter 5|17 pages

Crisis Management: Commodity Exports and Debt

chapter Chapter 6|16 pages

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

part II|206 pages

What Africans Are Seeking

chapter Chapter 7|16 pages

Africa Must Unite: The Alternative Vision

chapter Chapter 8|19 pages

Regional Groupings in Africa

chapter Chapter 9|14 pages

Common Defence of Common Resources

chapter Chapter 10|22 pages

Transformation and Self-reliance

chapter Chapter 11|27 pages

An African Model of Industrial Development

chapter Chapter 12|22 pages

The Informal, Second Economy

chapter Chapter 13|24 pages

Let the Women Lead!

chapter Chapter 14|19 pages

Developing Human Resources

chapter Chapter 15|21 pages

Rural Development from the Grass Roots

chapter Chapter 16|20 pages

Urbanization and Workers’ Organizations

part III|46 pages

A Framework for Cooperation

chapter Chapter 17|22 pages

Cooperation on the Ground

chapter Chapter 18|22 pages

Africa in the World Economy