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Social Policy in an Economy Under Stress

The Case of Zimbabwe (Perspectives on African Book Development)

by Allast Mwanza

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Sapes Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Political economy,
  • Zimbabwe,
  • International - Economics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8908174M
    ISBN 101779050933
    ISBN 109781779050939

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Social policy in an economy under stress. Harare: SAPES Books, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.

She is the author or coauthor of five previous Brookings books, including Agency under Stress (), The Politics of Deregulation (, with Paul J.

Quirk), and Social Policy in an Economy Under Stress book for Social Security Author: Martha Derthick. Zimbabwean people were exploited and marginalised in the colonial era. But the quality of life improved considerably after independence, the country achieving successes in the provision of health, education and other services for the Zimbabwean majority.

The economy overall however did not perform as well as expected in the first ten years of independence. This book examines various impediments faced in the development process and implementation of reforms in Sri Lanka, particularly after economic liberalization in The author maintains that it is a case of development under stress where the outcome has been far below the country's potential.

(shelved 5 times as social-economics) avg rating — 94, ratings — published   The essays in this volume, written by well-known economists and social scientists, shed light on the intense national debates that accompanied the making of policy decisions in Sri Lanka.

Studying the country's economy under six main headings: the ideology and strategy of economic development; macro-economic policy; the development of agriculture, industry and technology; 3/5(1).

Social Policy in an Economy Under Stress: The Case of Zimbabwe: Mwanza, Allast: Books - or: Allast Mwanza. Stress, fatigue and burnout are serious problems in the social work profession.

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(1) The social economy is a niche within capitalist economies that engages in various kinds of economic activities that would be unprofitable for capitalist firms. (2) The social economy is a non-capitalist form of economic organization that could be corrosive of capitalism and.

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By the time Germany surrendered in Maythe National Socialist version of the planned economy, and above all the war, had brought Germany to a state of social and economic collapse. Now the country was under the joint occupation of the four Allied Great Powers: the United States, Soviet Union, Great Britain, and France.

On December 5,the New America Foundation’s Next Social Contract Initiative hosted a three panel discussion about the future of social policy after the economic downturn. David Gray, Director of the Workforce and Family Program at New America, opened the event with preliminary remarks.

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