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Author: Laura K Egendorf
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2005.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Africa is a continent beset with social, economic, and political problems. The authors in this book debate the issues facing modern Africa in the following chapters: What Problems Does Africa Face? How Can the Spread of AIDS in Africa Be Reduced? What Policies Will Best Help Africa? How Can Africa's WIld Lands be Preserved?
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura K Egendorf
ISBN: 0737722185 9780737722185 0737722193 9780737722192 0312275625 9780312275624
OCLC Number: 54415536
Description: 208 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Poverty is a problem in Africa / Godfrey Mwakikagile --
Africa's economy is improving / Stephen Timewell --
Africa is not ready for democracy / Marina Ottaway --
Democracy in Africa can succeed / Richard Sandbrook --
Prejudice against whites is a problem in South Africa / Alec Russell --
Prejudice against blacks is a problem in South Africa / James M. Statman --
Anti-AIDS drugs need to be more affordable / Robert Weissman --
Making Anti-AIDS drugs more affordable could worsen the crisis / Siddhartha Mukherjee --
Condoms are the best way to fight AIDS / Nada Chaya, Kali-Ahset Amen --
Condoms are not the best way to fight AIDS / Southern Africa Bishops --
African governments should take steps to combat AIDS / John C. Caldwell --
The international response to AIDS in Africa is a racist failure / Alison Katz --
American churches should take a larger role in reducing the spread of AIDS in Africa / Eugene F. Rivers III, Jacqueline C. Rivers --
The initiatives being devised by Africans will best improve Africa / Jean Chretien --
The initiatives being devised by Africans are significantly flawed / Adotei Akwei --
Free trade will help Africa / Thompson Ayodele --
Free trade will not help Africa / Leon P. Spencer --
Genetically modified foods will end hunger in Africa / Florence Wambugu, interviewed by Fred Pearce --
Genetically modified foods are not the best way to feed the hungry / Seedling --
Permitting limited trade in ivory will help protect elephants / Michael De Alessi --
Permitting trade in ivory will harm elephants / Humane Society of the United States --
Tourism can help preserve Africa's wilderness / Greg Ringer --
Tourism may not help preserve Africa's wilderness / Tourism Concern --
Local control will best protect Africa's wilderness / James Shikwati --
Controlled hunting will help preserve Africa's wildlife / Jens du Plessis --
An understanding of African tradition is needed to preserve Africa's wilderness / Ian Player.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Laura K. Egendorf, book editor.

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Africa is a continent beset with social, economic, and political problems. The authors in this book debate the issues facing modern Africa in the following chapters: What Problems Does Africa Face? How Can the Spread of AIDS in Africa Be Reduced? What Policies Will Best Help Africa? How Can Africa's WIld Lands be Preserved?

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