The Development of Africa

Issues, Diagnoses and Prognoses

Olayinka Akanle (Redaktør) ; Jimi Olalekan Adesina (Redaktør)

Serie: Social Indicators Research Series 71

This volume analyses many of the real development challenges confronting the African continent, presenting fresh and current objective examinations, narratives, interpretations and pathways to the continent's development. Les mer
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This volume analyses many of the real development challenges confronting the African continent, presenting fresh and current objective examinations, narratives, interpretations and pathways to the continent's development. It interrogates and answers established, critical, current and pragmatic problems confronting Africa today, and provides workable pathways out of the development problems, so that scholarship, policy and practice will be positively impacted. This volume adds great depth and extended breadth to the knowledge base on development of Africa. It provides excellent resources for academics, scholars, student, policy makers and all those interested in issues affecting Africa's development.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Chapter 1. Introduction; Olayinka Akanle & Adesina, J.O.- Chapter 2. Conceptualizing and Framing Realities of Africa's Development; Omobowale, A.O. and Akintunde Abel.- Chapter 3. Theorising Africa's Development Problem; Sewadogo and Evelyn.- Chapter 4. Poverty in Africa; Kola Omomowo.- Chapter 5. Education in Africa; Chizoba Nwuzor.- Chapter 6. Agriculture, Industrialization and the Economy; Busani Mpofu.- Chapter 7. Politics, Democracy and Governance in Africa; Madalitso Zililo Phiri.- Chapter 8. Violence and Terrorism; Wendy Isaacs-Martin.- Chapter 9. Africa and the Media; Damilola Adegoke.- Chapter 10. Childhood, Youthood and Social Inclusion in Africa; Viktor Okorie.- Chapter 11. Health and Diseases in Africa; Anaemene, Benjamin Uchenna.- Chapter 12. Corruption and Africa; Aborisade and Aliyyu.- Chapter 13. Africa and the Climate Change Dilemma; Karanja Joseph.- Chapter 14. Gender in Africa; Yusuf Olabisi.- Chapter 15. None-State Actors as the Strategic Realm in Africa's Development; Olayinka Akanle.- Chapter 16. State Actors and The Rule of Law; Pablo Pereira de Mattos and Noelia Pilar Flores.- Chapter 17. Globalization and Africa's Development; Ajiboye Olanrewaju Emmanuel.- Chapter 18. Information Technology (IT): Africa Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow; Oludele Mayowa Solaja and S. Akinmayowa Lawal.- Chapter 19. Regional and Sub-regional Organizations and Africa's Development; Samuel O Oloruntoba.-Chapter 20. The International Organizations and Africa; Primus Fonkeng.- Chapter 21. African Development Initiatives; P. Elias.- Chapter 22. Africa and International Migration: The windows within and without; Walter Gam Nkwi.- Chapter 23. Africa and Its Social Policy Domains; Adesina, J.O.- Chapter 24. Aids and the Development of Africa; Simeon Koffi.

Om forfatteren

Olayinka Akanle, Ph.D. is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the SARChI Chair in Social Policy, University of South Africa (UNISA), South Africa. He is also a Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Faculty of The Social Sciences, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He has won scholarly awards like being a World Social Science Fellow (WSSF) of The International Social Science Council (ISSC), Paris, France, Laureate of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) and awardee, University of Ibadan Postgraduate School Prize for scholarly publication. He has published widely in journals, books, technical reports and encyclopedia. His research interests include: Development Studies, Sociology, Social Sciences, Social Policy, Social Theory, Migration and Diaspora Studies, Child, Youth, Gender and the Family in Post-Colonial Africa.

Jimi Adesina is Professor and the DST/NRF SARChI Chair in Social Policy at the College of Graduate Studies, University of Sou

th Africa. Previously Professor of Sociology at Rhodes University and Professor and Head of Department at the University of the Western Cape, he serves on the Boards of the UN Research Institute for Social Development (Geneva). His research interests include Social Policy, Social Theory, and the Political Economy of Africa's Development.