Africa, opposing viewpoints /

A collection of articles debating the economic, social, and political problems of Africa. Includes critical thinking activities.

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Other Authors: Wekesser, Carol, 1963-
Pierce, Christina.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, ©1992.
Series:Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
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300 |a 240 pages :  |b illustrations, map ;  |c 23 cm. 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-234) and index. 
505 0 |a Colonialism made Africa poor and dependent / Mai Palmbert -- Colonialism is not responsible for Africa's problems / P.T. Bauer -- Overpopulation is not responsible for Africa's problems / Daphne Topouzis -- African disunity is a cause of the region's problems / Basil Davidson -- Abandoning free market traditions caused Africa's problems / George B.N. Ayittey -- Early warning systems could prevent famine / Meghnad H. Desai -- Early warning systems may not prevent famine / Michael H. Glantz -- Decreasing Africa's population will reduce famine / The Population Institute --Overpopulation is not the cause of Africa's famines / Jacqueline Kasun -- Africans themselves can reduce famine / Pierre Pradervand -- Promoting human rights can reduce famine / Alex de Waal -- International aid can reduce famine / Hans Singer -- International aid worsens famine / Gayle Smith -- Western aid reforms can strengthen Africa's economies / U.S. Agency for International Development -- Western aid reforms are harming Africa's economies / Adebayo Adedeji -- Aid to Africa should be tied to democratic reforms / Michael Johns -- Aid to Africa should not be tied to democratic reforms / Carol Lancaster -- Democracy can solve Africa's economic problems / Richard Joseph -- Democracy cannot solve Africa's economic problems / John Prendergast -- Capitalism would benefit Africa / Paul Kennedy -- Socialism would benefit Africa / Lars Rudebeck -- Democracy would promote human rights in Africa / Bernard Muna -- Socialism would promote human rights in Africa / Osita Eze -- The end of the apartheid benefits all South Africans / F.W. de Klerk -- The end of the apartheid may not benefit black South Africans / Michael Slate -- South Africa will be a united, democratic nation / Nelson Mandela -- South Africa will never be a united, democratic nation / Andries P. Treurnicht -- A post-apartheid South Africa should be socialist / Joe Slovo -- Socialism would destroy a post-apartheid South Africa / Francis Fukuyama. 
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