Africa and the Challenges of the Twenty-first Century : Keynote Addresses delivered at the 13th General Assembly of CODESRIA.

The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, CODESRIA, held its 13th General Assembly, 5-9 December 2011, in Rabat Morocco. The theme of the scientific conference was: "Africa and the Challenges of the Twenty-first Century". Some of the reasons that influenced the...

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Main Author: Sall, Ebrima.
Format: eBook
Published: Dakar : CODESRIA, 2015.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Contributors; Introduction: Challenges and Opportunities; Global Issues, Global Challenges; Africa of the Twenty-first Century; The Casablanca Conference, 50 Years on; 1. The Challenges facing Africa in the Twenty-first Century; 2. Development in a Turbulent World; Limits to the Current Neoliberal Growth and Development Strategy; Development Strategies for the Future; 3. The Political Economy of Transformation in Zimbabwe: Radicalisation, Structural Change and Resistance; Introduction: Radicalism, Structural Change and Reform.
  • Historical context of the Fast Track Land ReformRadicalised Land Reform Movement: Decentralised, Anti-Bureaucratic Alliance; Structural Reform, Renewed Developmentalism and Economic Nationalism; State Interventionism, Indigenisation and New Developmentalism; New Agrarian Movements: Rural Cooperativism and Democratisation?; Concluding Remarks: Lessons from Zimbabwe; Notes; References; 4. Out of Africa: Aid versus Capital Flight; 5. Let My Work Not Be in Vain: Doing Matriarchy, Thinking ""Matriarchitarian"" with Africa in the Twenty-first Century; South Africa; The Nile Valley.
  • Contexts and Meeting PointsLeadership at the grassroots; Conclusion; Reference; 6. On the Postcolonial and the Universal?; Notes; References; Back cover.