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Rescue thyself : change in sub-Saharan Africa must come from within

Author: Sylvanus Adetokunboh Ayeni
Publisher: Lanham : Hamilton Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The book is a bold dialogue with several constituencies, especially sub-Saharan Africans and the Foreign Aid community about the necessity for alternative pathways to solve the monumental problems  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvanus Adetokunboh Ayeni
ISBN: 9780761868910 0761868917
OCLC Number: 969830065
Description: xvi, 201 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Table of ContentsList of TablesPrefaceAcknowledgmentsPart I: Sub-Saharan Africans and Detrimental MisconceptionsChapter 1: The Pitfalls of Misconceptions of the Creation of MankindChapter 2: The Pitfalls of Misconceptions of the Purpose of LifeChapter 3: The Pitfalls of Misconceptions of the Essence of NationhoodPart II: Fundamental Requirements for ChangeChapter 4: The People: Visionary Leadership Needed in the Face of Significant DiversityChapter 5: The People: The Citizens as Potential ProducersChapter 6: InfrastructureChapter 7: EducationPart III: Looking InwardChapter 8: Beliefs, Desires, and BehaviorChapter 9: Governance and the Rule of LawPart IV: Beyond Foreign AidChapter 10: The Role of Donors and NGOsEpilogueBibliographyIndex
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A thoughtful, provocative, fascinating, literate, and controversial examination of the poorest region on earth, Sub Saharan Africa. -Nina Totenberg, NPR (National Public Radio) -- Nina Totenburg, Read more...

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