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Title Africa in the twenty-first century : the promise of development and democratization / edited by Gashawbeza W. Bekele and Adebayo Oyebade
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 220 pages)
Series African governance and development
African governance and development.
Contents Part I. Governance, democracy, and development. African development and democratization trajectories / Gashawbeza W. Bekele and Adebayo Oyebade -- The political ecology of sustainable development in Africa / Tadesse Kidane-Mariam -- Revisiting the promise of democracy and development in Africa / Phillip E. Agbebaku, William E. Odion, and Mohammed Itakpe -- Beyond the millennium development goals: localizing the development agenda in Nigeria / Funmi Adewumi -- Fallacy of development in Africa / Sunday Layi Oladipupo -- Political economy of postcolonial rail transportation management in Africa / Tokunbo A. Ayoola -- Part II: Democratization, democratic institutions, and uneven regional development. The legislature and tenure elongation in African presidential democracies / Joseph Yinka Fashagba and Rotimi Ajayi -- The African diaspora and the quest for democracy in Africa: revisiting the June 12, 1993 presidential election in Nigeria / Udida A. Undiyaundeye -- Bill of Rights for Africa: uneven regional development and indigenous peoples protests / Rufus T. Akinyele -- Part III: Gender relations, health care, and development. Vanishing or emerging voices? Nigerian women and political participation / Ngozi U. Emeka-Nwobia -- Women, conflict, and Nigeria's sustainable development agenda / Adaora Osondu-Oti -- Gabon's giant step in health care / Biale Zua
Summary This book interrogates contemporary debates, controversies, achievements, challenges, and future prospects of African development and democratization from varied theoretical perspectives
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-210) and index
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Subject Economic history.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Cultural Policy
Politics and government.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
Social conditions.
Africa -- Economic conditions -- 21st century
Africa -- Politics and government -- 21st century
Africa -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
Author Bekele, Gashawbeza, editor.
Oyebade, Adebayo, editor.
LC no. 2020739564
ISBN 1498564526