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Globalization and sustainable development in Africa / edited by Bessie House-Soremekun and Toyin Falola.

Publication:
Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2011.
Series:
Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora.
Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora, 1092-5228
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 463 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Sustainable development -- Africa.
Globalization -- Africa.
Africa -- Economic policy.
Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1960-
Contents:
Part one: Globalization and development: The trouble with globalization: it isn't global enough! / Martin C. Spechler
Can Africa compete in a global economy? / Baiyee-Mbi Agbor-Baiyee
A two-track strategy for viable development in Africa / Benaiah Yongo-Bure
Solutions to Africa's development challenges / Stephen D. Kpinpuo
Renewable energy, migration-development model, and sustainability entrepreneurship / Rubin Patterson
Part two: Localities, nations, and globalization: Transborder labor liberalization and social contracts / Karen E. Bravo
Asante society and the global market / Gracia Clark
Enterprising women in Zimbabwe: confronting crisis in a globalizing era / Mary J. Osirim
Sustainable strategies in a postconflict environment: fostering local entrepreneurship in Côte d'Ivoire / Ulf Richter
Part three: Industrial and financial networking: Globalization and monetary convergence: independent currency union or dollarization? / Christopher E. S. Warburton
The impact of globalization on emerging markets: the case of Côte d'Ivoire / Ulf Richter
Globalization and industrial development in Nigeria / Kola Subair
Interest rates, fiscal policy, and foreign private investment in Nigeria / Iyiola Alade Ajayi and Adeyemi Babalola
Why Nigeria does not work: obstacles and the alternative path to development / Charles J. Mambula
Part four: Insecurity and conflicts: The impact of globalization on international security / John Babatunde Bamidele Ojo
Resource curse, globalization, and conflicts / Ricardo Real Pedrosa de Sousa
The politics of oil and development and visual metaphors of the crisis in Nigeria's Niger delta / Aderonke Adesola Adesanya
Islam and the "global war on terror" in West Africa / Abdoulaye Saine.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edith E. Clark Endowment Fund.
Contributor:
House-Soremekun, Bessie, 1956-
Falola, Toyin.
Edith E. Clark Endowment Fund.
ISBN:
1580463924
9781580463928 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
679940781
Publisher no.:
99947435074
Web link:
The Edith E. Clark Endowment Fund Home Page
The Edith E. Clark Endowment Fund Home Page  Bookplate

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