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The Resource Taking sides, Clashing views on African issues, selected, edited, and with introductions by William G. Moseley

Taking sides, Clashing views on African issues, selected, edited, and with introductions by William G. Moseley

Label
Taking sides, Clashing views on African issues
Title
Taking sides
Title part
Clashing views on African issues
Statement of responsibility
selected, edited, and with introductions by William G. Moseley
Title variation
  • Clashing views on African issues
  • African issues
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
HHO
Dewey number
960
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DT30.5
LC item number
.T350 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
McGraw-Hill contemporary learning series
Label
Taking sides, Clashing views on African issues, selected, edited, and with introductions by William G. Moseley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part 1. Introduction and history: Are the experts on Africa part of the problem? -- Did the Trans-Atlantic slave trade underdevelop Africa? -- Have the contributions of Africans been recognized for developing New World agriculture? -- Did colonialism distort contemporary African development? -- Part 2. Development: Have structural adjustment policies worked for Africa? -- Are non-governmental organizations (NGOs) effective at facilitating community development? -- Should developed countries provide debt relief to the poorest, indebted African nations? -- Are abundant mineral and energy resources a catalyst for African development? -- Part 3. Agriculture, food and the environment.: Will biotech solve Africa's food problems? -- Is food production in Africa capable of keeping up with population growth? -- Are integrated conservation and development programs a solution to conflicts between parks and local people? -- Is Sub-Saharan Africa experiencing a deforestation crisis? -- Part 4. Social issues: Should female genital cutting be accepted as a cultural practice? -- Are women in a position to challenge male power structures in Africa? -- Should international drug companies provide HIV/AIDS drugs to Africa free of charge? -- Is sexual promiscuity a major reason for the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa? -- Part 5. Politics, governance, and conflict resolution: Is multi-party democracy taking hold in Africa? -- Is foreign assistance useful for fostering democracy in Africa? -- Is corruption the result of poor African leadership? -- Are international peacekeeping missions critical to resolving ethnic conflicts in African countries?
Control code
ocm70153046
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxvi, 404 p.
Isbn
9780073515076
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Taking sides, Clashing views on African issues, selected, edited, and with introductions by William G. Moseley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part 1. Introduction and history: Are the experts on Africa part of the problem? -- Did the Trans-Atlantic slave trade underdevelop Africa? -- Have the contributions of Africans been recognized for developing New World agriculture? -- Did colonialism distort contemporary African development? -- Part 2. Development: Have structural adjustment policies worked for Africa? -- Are non-governmental organizations (NGOs) effective at facilitating community development? -- Should developed countries provide debt relief to the poorest, indebted African nations? -- Are abundant mineral and energy resources a catalyst for African development? -- Part 3. Agriculture, food and the environment.: Will biotech solve Africa's food problems? -- Is food production in Africa capable of keeping up with population growth? -- Are integrated conservation and development programs a solution to conflicts between parks and local people? -- Is Sub-Saharan Africa experiencing a deforestation crisis? -- Part 4. Social issues: Should female genital cutting be accepted as a cultural practice? -- Are women in a position to challenge male power structures in Africa? -- Should international drug companies provide HIV/AIDS drugs to Africa free of charge? -- Is sexual promiscuity a major reason for the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa? -- Part 5. Politics, governance, and conflict resolution: Is multi-party democracy taking hold in Africa? -- Is foreign assistance useful for fostering democracy in Africa? -- Is corruption the result of poor African leadership? -- Are international peacekeeping missions critical to resolving ethnic conflicts in African countries?
Control code
ocm70153046
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxvi, 404 p.
Isbn
9780073515076
Other physical details
ill.
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