The book is out of print.
Structural Adjustment and the Working Poor in Zimbabwe opens with the editor identifying the main phases in the development of social and economic policy since independence, and then appraising the relevant research and policy debates surrounding the issues about which the ensuing chapters present a wealth of information.
The studies in Structural Adjustment and the Working Poor in Zimbabwe lend support to the thesis that SAPs as instruments to promote long-term and sustainable economic growth leave a lot to be desired. The failure of the World Bank to take account of the human and social consequences has been one of the greatest flaws of structural adjustment driven by monetarist economic policies. - Carol J. Riphenburg, The Journal of Modern African Studies