Product DescriptionFor more than 20 years, the developing world has been adjusting to the programs of the IMF and the World Bank. In the 1990s, structural adjustment programs were repackaged and marketed as the arrival of the golden age of globalization, promising benefits for countries adopting neo-liberal policies. Whether out of conviction or apparent absence of viable alternatives, Caribbean governments have been quick to implement policies of deregulation, liberalization and privatization. In this they were supported by their intellectuals who have been equally quick to embrace globalization and too willing to concede to national sovereignty. Kari Levitt says it’s time to retrieve the kidney. . . More>>

Reclaiming Development: Independent Thought and the Caribbean Community