The Disruptions of Adjustment

  title={The Disruptions of Adjustment},
  author={Anna M. Fern{\'a}ndez Poncela and B. Steiger},
  journal={Latin American Perspectives},
  pages={49 - 66}
  • Anna M. Fernández Poncela, B. Steiger
  • Published 1996
  • Sociology
  • Latin American Perspectives
  • In the second half of the 1980s, various researchers examined the impact of structural adjustment on the popular sectors in Nicaragua, and some showed how women especially have borne the brunt of this program (Cornia, Jolly, and Stewart, 1987; UNICEF, 1988). The so-called masculine bias in economic policies and development planning has been especially apparent in the implementation of the stabilization plan. That many &dquo;survival strategies&dquo; have increased the unremunerated labor of… CONTINUE READING
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