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New African thinkers : Agenda 2063 : culture at the heart of sustainable development

Author: Olga Bialostocka
Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa : HSRC Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Does the African continent want to be economically and socially sustainable as well as environmentally safe? What is the role of culture and how does it shape development strategies? In New African Thinkers: Culture at the Heart of Sustainable Development, the authors argue that culture - defined broadly as the way of life, system of values and controls, and modes of practice and expression - lies at the heart of a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olga Bialostocka
ISBN: 9780796925657 0796925658
OCLC Number: 1037094515
Description: xv, 173 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: A prosperous Africa based on inclusive growth and sustainable development --
Part 2: An Africa of good governance, democracy, respect for human rights, justice and the rule of law --
Part 3: An Africa with a strong cultural identity, common heritage, shared values and ethics --
Part 4: An Africa where development is people-driven, unleashing the potential of women and youth --
Postscript : #Sowhat? Or a letter to new African thinkers.
Other Titles: Agenda 2063
Responsibility: edited by Olga Bialostocka.

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Young scholars from across Africa discuss their vision for the social, political, and economic future of their continent. A unifying element running throughout their work is the argument that culture  Read more...

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