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|All Authors / Contributors:||
William G Moseley
|Description:||xxx, 385 pages ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Unit 1. History: Did the Trans-Atlantic slave trade underdevelop Africa? --
Have the contributions of Africans been recognized for developing new world agriculture? --
Is European subjugation of Africans ultimately explained by differences in land, plant, and animal resources? --
Did colonialism distort contemporary African development? --
Unit 2. Development: Have free-market policies worked for Africa? --
Are abundant mineral and energy resources a catalyst for African development? --
Is increasing Chinese investment good for African development? --
Unit 3. Agriculture, food, and the environment: Does the conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan have environmental causes? --
Is food production in Africa capable of keeping up with population growth? --
Does African agriculture need a green revolution? --
Is Sub-Saharan Africa experiencing a deforestation crisis? --
Unit 4. Social issues. Should female genital cutting be accepted as a cultural practice? --
Are women in a position to challenge male power structures in Africa? --
Is the international community focusing on HIV/AIDS treatment at the expense of prevention in Africa? --
Should developed countries provide debt relief to the poorest, indebted African nations? --
Unit 5. Politics, governance, and conflict resolution: Is multi-party democracy taking hold in Africa? --
Is foreign assistance useful for fostering democracy in Africa? --
Is corruption the result of poor African leadership? --
Are African-led peacekeeping missions more effective than international peacekeeping efforts in Africa?
|Series Title:||Taking sides.; McGraw-Hill contemporary learning series.|
|Other Titles:||Clashing views on African issues
|Responsibility:||selected, edited, and with introductions by William G. Moseley.|
- Africa -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
- Africa -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
- Africa -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
- Africa -- Civilization -- 21st century.
- Economic history.
- Politics and government.
- Social conditions.
- Africa -- History.
- Africa -- Development.
- Africa -- Agriculture.
- Africa -- Environment.
- Africa -- Foreign aid.