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Book Book Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:Growth and development in Africa
Editors:Seck, DieryISNI
Busari, DipoISNI
Year:2009
Pages:507
Language:English
City:Trenton, NJ
Publisher:Africa World
ISBN:1592216854; 9781592216857
Geographic term:Africa
Subjects:economic development
globalization
gender inequality
poverty
technological change
energy resources
industrial development
urban development
labour market
agricultural development
international trade
youth employment
civil wars
structural adjustment
Abstract:This book is the collective effort of leading African social science research and academic institutions that seek to advance the current debate on development in Africa. It includes scholarly studies on diverse and complementary development challenges facing Africa. Contributions: Globalization, equity, and development: some reflections on the African experience (Adebayo Olukoshi); The missing link in growth and sustainable development: closing the gender gap (Alfred Latigo and Duncan Ironmonger); Investigating sources of growth in Africa's economies (Dipo Busari, Aloysius Ajab Amin and Tharcisse Ntilivamunda); Poverty, inequality and labor markets in Africa: a descriptive overview (Haroon Bhorat); Technology transfer and economic growth in Africa (Osita Ogbu, Moses Ikiara and Eliud Moyi); Energy resources in Africa: uses and potentialities (Ragia Abdin Kheiralla); Prospective issues of industrial growth and development in African countries (Mamdouh Fahmi El-Sharkawy); Prospective of agriculture development in Africa (Mahmoud Abd El-Hai, Abdel-Kader Diab and Sayed Hussein Ahmed); Youth in Sub-Saharan labor markets (Murray Leibbrandt and Cecil Mlatsheni); Can current market access proposals really stop marginalization of Africa in global trade? A review of African countries' market access (Hakim Ben Hammouda, Mustapha Sadni-Jallab, Rémi Lang, Nassim Oulmane and Romain Perez); Management and governance issues in the urban development process in Sub-Saharan Africa (D.S. Tevera); Africa's enduring development challenges: growth after 'modernization' and 'adjustment'? (Assis Malaquias); Globalization, migration, and the challenges of development in Africa (John Akokpari); An economic theory of civil war in Africa (Diery Seck); Harnessing energy resources for sustainable development in Africa (Pancrace Niyimbnona). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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