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Renewing Social and Economic Progress in Africa

Essays in Memory of Philip Ndegwa

by Dharam Ghai

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contemporary Politics - Africa,
  • International Economics (General),
  • History,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • History: World,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Africa - General,
  • General,
  • Africa,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Ndegwa, Philip,
  • Politics and government,
  • Social conditions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10387613M
    ISBN 100312226233
    ISBN 109780312226237

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The major themes discussed are civil wars, political instability and repression, economic crisis, unemployment, poverty, urbanization, social development, environmental degradation. Renewing social and economic progress in Africa.

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the economic situation in Africa. Some of the issues discussed in this book are also of great relevance to the development prospects, not only of the African region, but of poor countries in general.

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In short, an educational crisis developed and ripened in Africa. Africa's recovery and sustainable development will therefore depend on many important factors, including the expansion - both quantitative and qualitative - of the continent's stock of human.

"With contributions by eminent specialists, this book analyses critical political, social and economic problems in Subsaharan Africa and proposes strategies and policies for revival and progress.

The major themes discussed are civil wars, political instability and repression, economic crisis, unemployment, poverty, urbanization, social development, environmental degradation, regional co.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: African Development in Retrospect and Prospect / Dharam Ghai --Human Development, Social Progress and Environmental Sustainability --Health Status and Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Long-Term Perspective / Giovanni Andrea Cornia.

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general. And South Africa has established institutions to transform society. However, there are fundamental policy constraints that have limited economic performance and general wellbeing of society.

The next section presents progress on a myriad of social and economic transformation Size: KB. The economic and social situation in Africa's economic and social situation over the biennium was a rather mixed picture.

Encouraging news and sources of hope were intermingled with persisting trouble spots and problematic issues which will continue to demand policy makers' close attention for years to come. The Economic Development in Africa Report Migration Migration does not stifle social development in sending and receiving countries Migration patterns have not stopped progress on poverty reduction Wage differentials remain small across countries with varying migration.

Economic Research Working Paper Series Public Sector Management in Africa Joseph R. Ayee Professor/Dean, Faculty of Social Studies, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana Economic Research Working Paper No 82 (November ) The views and interpretations in this paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent those of the.

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