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Title Selected themes in African development studies : economic growth, governance and the environment / Lucky Asuelime, Joseph Yaro, Suzanne Francis, editors
Published Cham : Springer, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 148 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Advances in African Economic, Social and Political Development, 2198-7270
Advances in African economic, social and political development.
Contents Introduction -- Part I. Selected development issues in African states -- Part II. Selected issues in Ghana
Summary Against the background of realities of underdevelopment and economic growth, environmental pressures and global governance challenges, this volume presents a broad picture of contemporary issues in African development. The multi-disciplinary collection presents a variety of important themes, covering land questions, housing, water, health, economic liberalization, climate, environment, and gender. The specific country studies illustrate the diversity of the African continent and demonstrate how unique contexts impact upon different levels of achievement. The volume seeks to present and promote novel analytical frameworks, new conceptual approaches, and empirical accounts of relevance to scholars studying Africa as well as practitioners in African development and policy makers
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Subject Economic development -- Africa.
Economic development -- Ghana.
Africa -- Economic conditions.
Africa -- Economic policy.
Ghana -- Economic policy.
Ghana -- Economic conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Asuelime, Lucky, editor
Yaro, Joseph Awetori, editor
Francis, Suzanne, 1970- editor
ISBN 9783319060224 (electronic book)
3319060228 (electronic book)
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