Globalization and sustainable development in Africa /

This volume examines globalization within the context of sustainable economic development in Africa, with specific focus on the post-colonial period. Accessible to politicians, public policy analysts, scholars, students, international organizations, non-governmental actors, and the public, it includ...

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Other Authors: House-Soremekun, Bessie, 1956- (Editor), Falola, Toyin (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2011.
Series:Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora.
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Table of Contents:
  • Part one: Globalization and development: The trouble with globalization: it isn't global enough! / Martin C. Spechler
  • Can Africa compete in a global economy? / Baiyee-Mbi Agbor-Baiyee
  • A two-track strategy for viable development in Africa / Benaiah Yongo-Bure
  • Solutions to Africa's development challenges / Stephen D. Kpinpuo
  • Renewable energy, migration-development model, and sustainability entrepreneurship / Rubin Patterson
  • Part two: Localities, nations, and globalization: Transborder labor liberalization and social contracts / Karen E. Bravo
  • Asante society and the global market / Gracia Clark
  • Enterprising women in Zimbabwe: confronting crisis in a globalizing era / Mary J. Osirim
  • Sustainable strategies in a postconflict environment: fostering local entrepreneurship in Côte d'Ivoire / Ulf Richter
  • Part three: Industrial and financial networking: Globalization and monetary convergence: independent currency union or dollarization? / Christopher E.S. Warburton
  • The impact of globalization on emerging markets: the case of Côte d'Ivoire / Ulf Richter
  • Globalization and industrial development in Nigeria / Kola Subair
  • Interest rates, fiscal policy, and foreign private investment in Nigeria / Iyiola Alade Ajayi and Adeyemi Babalola
  • Why Nigeria does not work: obstacles and the alternative path to development / Charles J. Mambula
  • Part four: Insecurity and conflicts: The impact of globalization on international security / John Babatunde Bamidele Ojo
  • Resource curse, globalization, and conflicts / Ricardo Real Pedrosa de Sousa
  • The politics of oil and development and visual metaphors of the crisis in Nigeria's Niger delta / Aderonke Adesola Adesanya
  • Islam and the "global war on terror" in West Africa / Abdoulaye Saine.