Africa emerges : consummate challenges, abundant opportunities
- Rotberg, Robert I.
- Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2013.
- Physical description
- viii, 269 p. ; 23 cm.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-251) and index.
- Acknowledgements viii Introduction: A Continent on the Move 1 1 Myriad Challenges and Opportunities 5 2 A Demographic Dividend or Just More People? 21 3 Tropical Dilemmas: Disease, Water, and More 35 4 Educating Future Generations 55 5 To War Rather than to Prosper 69 6 Accountability and the Wages of Corrupt Behavior 91 7 The Infrastructural Imperative 116 8 Harnessing Mobile Telephone Capabilities 134 9 China Drives Growth 151 10 Strengthening Governance 173 11 Creating Responsible Leadership 189 Notes 216 Select Bibliography 244 Index 252.
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- Publisher's Summary
- Sub-Saharan Africa is no longer a troubled 'dark continent.' Most of its constituent countries are now enjoying significant economic growth and political progress. Africa Emerges offers an unparalleled guide for all those interested in the dynamics of modern Africa's political, economic, and social development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publication date
- Robert I. Rotberg.