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Africa in the age of globalisation : perceptions, misperceptions and realities

Author: Edward Shizha; Lamine Diallo
Publisher: Burlington, VT : Ashgate Publishing Company, [2015] ©2015
Series: International political economy of new regionalisms series.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Shizha; Lamine Diallo
ISBN: 9781472436696 1472436695 9781472436702 1472436709 9781472436719 1472436717
OCLC Number: 896126576
Description: xxx, 277 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Africa in the age of globalisation / Edward Shizha and Lamine Diallo --
Part 1. Social and institutional development. Globalisation and Africa: critical historical and deconstructive/reconstructive epistemic reflections / Ali A. Abdi --
African development post-2015: sustainable agency or reversion to dependency? / Timothy M. Shaw --
Democracy and governance in Africa: lessons from Senegal / Lamine Diallo --
Globalisation, sovereign debt and adjustment programmes in Africa: implications for creditors, debtors and policy makers in Europe / Gloria T. Emeagwali --
Part 2. Technology and global partnerships. The paradox of broadband access in Sub-Saharan Africa / Akbar M. Saeed and Oliver Masakure --
Aspirations for Senegal: exploring international NGO partnerships / Kathryn Mossman --
Globalisation, NGOs and multi-sectoral relations: Zimbabwean experience 1980-2012 / Gilbert Tarugarira --
China-Japan rivalry in Africa / Bertha Z. Osei-Hwedei --
Part 3. Gender, migration and settlement. Evidence based policy-making in the age of globalisation: measuring the impact of Chinese investments on women in Sub-Saharan Africa / Isioma Ile and Mulugeta F. Dinbabo --
The cracks and the crevices: Rwandan women in the diaspora navigating gender regimes in Rwanda and Canada / Anna Ainsworth --
Gender, contemporary realities, and the challenges of reconstructing identities in a transnational context / Phil Okeke-Ihejirika --
Part 4. Education and globalisation in Africa. Demystifying the misperceptions and realities about the efficacy of monograde and multigrade pedagogies: Africa's response to globalisation in education / Charles Kivunja and Margaret Sims --
Revitalising higher education in the age of globalisation: the African dilemma / Girmaw Abebe Akalu --
Globalising education for globalised labour markets: brain drain or gain for Africa / Edward Shizha.
Series Title: International political economy of new regionalisms series.
Responsibility: edited by Edward Shizha and Lamine Diallo (Wilfred Laurier University, Canada).

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