Includes bibliographical references (p. 240-267) and indexes.
pt. I. The argument. 1. Structural adjustment programs undermine human rights -- 2. Respect for human rights promotes development -- 3. Theoretical linkages between structural adjustment and repression --pt. II. Estimating the human rights effects of structural adjustment. 4. Methods -- 5. Determinants of structural adjustment lending --pt. III. Findings. 6. Economic and social rights -- 7. Civil conflict : demonstrations, riots, and rebellion -- 8. Torture, murder, disappearance and political imprisonment -- 9. Worker rights -- 10. Democracy -- pt. IV. Conclusion. 11. A rights-based approach to development.
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