The Debt Boomerang: How Third World Debt Harms Us All / Edition 1

The Debt Boomerang: How Third World Debt Harms Us All / Edition 1

by Susan George
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745305946

ISBN-13: 9780745305943

Pub. Date: 01/28/1992

Publisher: Pluto Press

In an unsettling but lucid critique, The Debt Boomerang shows that we in the North must also pay the price of World Bank and IMF policies that have accelerated deforestation, encouraged mass migrations, fuelled an expanding drug trade and heightened global instability and conflict.  See more details below

Overview

In an unsettling but lucid critique, The Debt Boomerang shows that we in the North must also pay the price of World Bank and IMF policies that have accelerated deforestation, encouraged mass migrations, fuelled an expanding drug trade and heightened global instability and conflict.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745305943
Publisher:
Pluto Press
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Series:
Transnational Institute
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
Highlights
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The First Boomerang: The Environment1
The Second Boomerang: Drugs34
The Third Boomerang: How Northern Taxpayers are Bailing out the Banks63
The Fourth Boomerang: Lost Jobs and Markets93
The Fifth Boomerang: Immigration110
The Sixth Boomerang: Conflict and War136
Conclusion168
Notes and References175
Index191

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