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The political economy of development and underdevelopment in Africa

Author: Toyin Falola; Jessica Achberger
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2013.
Series: Routledge African studies, 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Originated from the 2011 Africa Conference, Africa in World Politics, held at the University of Texas-Austin from March 25 to 27, 2011.

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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toyin Falola; Jessica Achberger
ISBN: 9780415818889 0415818885 9780203387740 0203387740
OCLC Number: 809610721
Notes: Originated from the 2011 Africa Conference, Africa in World Politics, held at the University of Texas-Austin from March 25 to 27, 2011.
Description: ix, 438 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Toyin Falola and Jessica Achberger --
Part 1. Historical roots of African underdevelopment --
Africa and the making of the global environmental narrative: challenges and opportunities for the continent's development initiatives / Martin S. Shanguhyia --
Indigenization versus domiciliation: a historical approach to national content in Nigeria's oil and gas industry / Jesse Salah Ovadia --
Globalization and rural land conflict in north-west Cameroon: a historical perspective / Emmanuel M. Mbah --
Evolving political accountability in Kenya / Jacob Butler --
Part 2. Africa in the new global economy --
Towards a contextualized appraisal of securities regulation in East Africa / June McLaughlin --
The impact of changing global power relations on African governance of foreign direct investment / Roshen Hendrickson --
Globalization and regional impulses from the global South: a comparative study of ECOWAS and ASEAN / Okpeh Ochayi Okpeh, Jr --
The political implication of past and present Nigerian financial crises / Muhammed Tanko --
Transcending an elitist approach and making a paradigm shift from growth without development to a "populist" development / Hauwa'u Evelyn Yusuf and Adefarakan Adedayo Yusuf --
Part 3. Forging new international connections --
The political economy of rising Asian interests in Africa: problems, prospects, and challenges / Olusegun M. Osinibi --
The impact of the BRICS countries on Africa's socio-economic development in the post-Cold War era / Alexius Amtaika --
How ready is Nigeria for Chinese investments? / John E. Anegbode and Cletus E. Onakalu --
The new scramble for Africa? Indo-Kenyan economic relations, 1980-2010 / Felix Kiruthu, Mary Kinyanjui and Francis Muchoki --
Part 4. The way forward for twenty-first-century development --
French foreign policy in Rwanda: language, personal networks, and changing contexts / Céline A. Jacquemin --
The question of development in Africa / Ebunoluwa O. Oduwole --
A critique of the notion of Africa as the "Third World": towards a new perspective / Mike O. Odey --
American pharmaceutical influence on Uganda's HIV/AIDS relief system / Ben Weiss and Jessica Achberger --
Copenhagen: an African's reading on the aftermath of the Copenhagen's climate change conference (2009) / Olivier J. Tchouaffe --
Globalization and developing economies: eco-tourism and sustainable development in Cross River State, Nigeria / Donald Omagu.
Series Title: Routledge African studies, 10.
Responsibility: edited by Toyin Falola and Jessica Achberger.
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