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Continent of mothers, continent of hope : understanding and promoting development in Africa today

Author: Torild Skard
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books : Distributed in the United States exclusively by Palgrave, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is Africa really like for the ordinary people who live in there? Aiming to cut through stereotypes of a continent wracked by civil conflict and AIDs, this is an introduction to a continent in  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Skard, Torild, 1936-
Continent of mothers, continent of hope.
London ; New York : Zed Books : Distributed in the United States exclusively by Palgrave, 2003
(OCoLC)988874927
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Torild Skard
ISBN: 184277106X 9781842771068 1842771078 9781842771075
OCLC Number: 50101692
Language Note: Translated from the Norwegian.
Description: x, 260 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. 'Bereavement --
What Do We Mean by Bereavement?' --
2. Out in the Unknown with UNICEF --
3. Betrayed, Bereaved and Brutalized: The Merciless Realities of War --
4. Concealed Calamity: Stopping the Ravages of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic --
5. An Exploding Agenda: Chasing Childhood Killer Diseases --
6. Mysterious Modern Medicine Men: Towards the Goal of Health for All --
7. Motherhood and Martyrdom: Breaking Centuries of Silence and Neglect --
8. Searching for the Excluded from School: Experiments with New Forms of Education, Particularly for Girls --
9. The Lost Children: Ruthless Exploitation of the Weakest --
10. Dangerous Food and Drink: Progress with Simple Means.
Other Titles: Mødrenes kontinent.
Responsibility: Torild Skard.
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'A richly detailed and wise account of the day-to-day reality of life in contemporary West and Central Africa. Torild Skard is a practitioner and champion of change - and readers of her book will Read more...

 
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