• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Structural adjustment Programs and their effects on global migration.

Page
  1. 1
    1
  2. 2
    2
  3. 3
    3
  4. 4
    4
  • Essay length: 817 words
  • Submitted: 22/08/2012
  • Awarding body: Not known/Not applicable
Share this essay:
University Degree Human & Social Geography

The first 200 words of this essay...

Michael Chu

Debating Globalization

Professor Grace Chang

12 December 2011

Topic #2

Structural adjustment Programs, also known as SAPs, are like financial aid programs that are issued by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) or World Bank (WB) which are intended to put developing countries on the same level of playing field with the global economy so that they could repay their loans. The system is supposed to raise the overall standard of living for the people in these third world countries and help the economy develop. Initially it may appear as if this system promising and may benefit developing countries, evidence shows that SAPs have actually worsen the very problems that it was planned to solve. The SAPs primarily benefits first world countries with cheap labor and opens up the third world countries to exploitation. Likewise, the purpose of welfare reforms is to help the people who are jobless or are not financially stable. Primarily it may seem like welfare reforms assures to decrease poverty but instead it increases poverty levels.

In an article called On the Beach, Enloe writes "[countries] are usually encouraged by international advisors to develop service sectors before

Read more
The above preview is unformatted text

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • Over 150,000 essays available
  • Just £6.99 a month

  • "
    A fantastic website, it's also convenient to use, user-friendly, and has excellent customer services.
    "
    Lex Fawste. English, Biology, Physics, Maths, and Chemistry. A Level Student.
  • "
    Great educational tool, really useful and really helps teach students about how to write and structure their coursework.
    "
    George Boustred English, Maths, Science, Resistant Materials, History, Music. GCSE Student

Marked by a teacher

This essay has been marked by one of our great teachers. You can read the full teachers notes when you download the essay.

Peer reviewed

This essay has been reviewed by one of our specialist student essay reviewing squad. Read the full review on the essay page.

Peer reviewed

This essay has been reviewed by one of our specialist student essay reviewing squad. Read the full review under the essay preview on this page.