African development : making sense of the issues and actors / Todd J. Moss.Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2011Edition: 2nd edDescription: xi, 283 pISBN: 9781588267696Subject(s): Economic assistance -- Africa | Economic developmentDDC classification: 338.96 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-274) and index.
The complexities and uncertainties of development -- The domestic context -- History and the legacy of colonialism -- Big men, personal rule, and patronage politics -- Violent conflict and civil war -- Political change and democratization -- Core development questions -- Africa's growth puzzle -- Economic reform and the politics of adjustment -- The international aid system -- Debt burdens and debt relief -- Poverty, human development, and HIV/AIDS -- Regionalism and globalization -- The African Union and regional institutions -- Africa and world trade -- Private investment and the business environment -- Conclusion -- Some concluding themes.