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  1. Africa in Crisis
    The Causes, The Cures of Environmental Bankruptcy

    Resource Type: Book
    Africa in Crisis looks at the causes of African famine and how it is a symbol of a much deeper crisis. African droughts and famines are not just the results of a lack of rain but the end result of a long deterioration in the ability of Africans to feed themselves caused by mistakes made by governments both inside and outside the continent.
  2. Africa rising? The economic history of sub-Saharan Africa
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    An overview of the economic history of sub-Saharan Africa since independence (around 1960 for most countries).
  3. AfricanSources.ca
    Resource Type: Website
    Experts, articles, books, resources on Africa.
  4. Africa's Refugee Crisis
    What's To Be Done

    Resource Type: Book
    Renewed famine in Ethiopia and the Sahel, as well as the Continent's ongoing wars and political repression, have created the world's biggest refugee problem. This up-to-date, factual picture of the problem in Africa highlights three regions: the Horn, Southern Africa and East Africa. The authors examine both the internal causes, and the responsibility of the former colonial powers and the Super Powers.
  5. China commits billions in aid to Africa as part of charm offensive
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    China has committed $75bn (£48bn) on aid and development projects in Africa in the past decade, according to research which reveals the scale of what some have called Beijing's escalating soft power "charm offensive" to secure political and economic clout on the continent.
  6. Connexions Digest
    Volume 12, Number 1 - Fall 1988 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1988
  7. Connexions Digest
    Volume 12, Number 2 - Issue 48 - Winter 1988-89 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1989
  8. Connexions Digest
    Issue 51 - May 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1990
  9. Connexions Library: Africa Focus
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2009
    Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Africa.
  10. The Crisis in Zaire
    Myths and Realities

    Resource Type: Book
    In this book major theories of African development are examined through a case study of the long-term political and economic crisis in Zaire. What is unusual is that the analysts are both Zairians and Westerners and represent a variety of scholarly disciplines. The results are rewarding both for understanding Zaire and for stimulating new approaches to research on African development.
  11. An Economic History of West Africa
    Resource Type: Book
    An examination of the economy of West Africa from the fifteenth to the twentieth century.
  12. International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  13. A Marxist History of the World part 26: Africa: cattle-herders, iron-masters, and trading states
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    Neil Faulkner looks at the early civilisations in Africa and how geography ensured the continent would develop differently from Eurasia.
  14. The No-Nonsense Guide to Fair Trade
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2001
    Ransom suggests that fair, environmentally-conscious trade is not only a viable alternative to unfair free trade, but that it is the way of the future.
  15. The North-South Institute
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  16. Refugees and Development in Africa
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    This book provides a detailed analysis based on extensive case studies of the problems and prospects for African refugee settlement, integration into host communities, and/or repatriation. The study tackles assumptions about the life and productive rehabilitation of the refugee in host countries, and suggests constructive methods of making refugees active participants in development efforts.
  17. The Socialist Register 1966
    Volume 3: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1966
  18. The Socialist Register 1967
    Volume 4: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1967
  19. Which Way Africa?
    The Search for a New Society

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1971
    Davison sets out to analyze the social, economic, political motives, myths, ideas, and beliefs which ounderlie modern African nationalism.

Experts on African Development in the Sources Directory

  1. African Development Bank
  2. African Union
  3. World Bank

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