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Africa in chaos

Africa in chaos

Author: George B N Ayittey
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This study focuses on the plight of Africa at the end of the 20th century. As countries such as Nigeria go over the edge of economic and social disaster, the author analyzes the political economy of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George B N Ayittey
ISBN: 0333722507 9780333722503 0333772342 9780333772348 0312217870 9780312217877
OCLC Number: 38939501
Description: xvi, 399 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue Introduction: The Lost Continent Africa's Crises and Underdevelopment The Indigenous and the Modern Systems: A Comparative Analysis The Illiterate Elites The Vampire African State The Inevitable Implosion The Acrobatics on Reform How the West Compounded Africa's Crisis Alternative Solutions to Africa's Crisis Epilogue and Conclusions Bibliography Index
Responsibility: George B.N. Ayittey.


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'George B.N. Ayittey's robust, provocative Africa in Chaos is typical of the vigorous torrent of scholarship and journalism that has begun to rethink Africa since the end of the 1980s, when old Read more...

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