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Africa Under Neoliberalism - The Politics of Change Since 1980

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This book is a fundamental departure from orthodox analysis, given primacy to three decades of neoliberalism rather than colonialism. The relationship between global development and local changes is examined through pressing contemporary issues to offer a critical multi-disciplinary appraisal of challenge and change in Africa.


List of contents










1. Africa Under Neolibealism
2. Neoliberalism and Economic Growth in Contemporary Africa
3. As the Global Commodity Super-Cycle Ends, Africans Continue Uprising Against `Africa Rising¿
4. Neoliberalism, Urbanization and Change in Africa
5. From Urban Crisis to Political Opportunity: African Slums
6. The Poverty of `Poverty Reduction¿: the Case of African Cotton
7. Water, Water Everywhere But Not a Drop to Drink (Except for a Price)
8. Autocrats and Activists: Human Rights, Democracy and the Neoliberal Paradox in Nigeria
9. Neoliberalism and Alternative Forms of Citizenship


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Nana Poku is Research Professor of Health Economics at the Health Economics and AIDS Research Division (HEARD) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He was formerly Executive Director, United Nations Commission on HIV/AIDS and Governance in Africa (2003�) and Director of Operational Research, World Bank AIDS Treatment Acceleration Programme (2004�).
Jim Whitman is Professorial Fellow and Co-Director of the HEARD PhD Programme, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and General Editor of the Palgrave Global Issues series.


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This book is a fundamental departure from orthodox analysis, given primacy to three decades of neoliberalism rather than colonialism. The relationship between global development and local changes is examined through pressing contemporary issues to offer a critical multi-disciplinary appraisal of challenge and change in Africa.

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Authors Nana (University of California-Berkeley Poku, Nana (University of Kwazulu-Natal Poku, Nana Whitman Poku, Professor Nana K. Poku
Assisted by Nana Poku (Editor), Nana (University of California-Berkeley Poku (Editor), Nana (University of Kwazulu-Natal Poku (Editor), Jim Whitman (Editor), Jim (University of Kwazulu-Natal Whitman (Editor)
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd.
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 10.10.2017
 
EAN 9781472425737
ISBN 978-1-4724-2573-7
No. of pages 176
Series Contemporary African Politics
Contemporary African Politics
Subject Social sciences, law, business > Business > Economics

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