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Africa south of the Sahara : a geographical interpretation / Robert Stock.

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Author/Creator:
Stock, Robert F.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
3rd ed. - New York : Guilford Press, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xi, 591 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction : new beginnings?
  • The map of Africa
  • Imagining Africa : roots of Western perceptions of the continent
  • Thinking about development : development theory and practice in the African context
  • African culture : diversity and creativity
  • Societal diversity : language, ethnicity, and religion
  • Gender dynamics : men and women in African societies
  • Geology and geomorphology of Africa
  • Africa's climate : regions, dynamics, and change
  • Biogeography and ecology
  • The African past
  • The colonial legacy
  • Independent Africa : politics and development
  • Population distribution
  • Population growth
  • Population mobility
  • Africa in the world economy
  • National economies : strategies for growth and development
  • Prospects for economic integration
  • Indigenous food production systems
  • Agrarian development and change
  • Food security
  • The evolution of urban structure
  • Urban economies
  • Urban living environments
  • Mineral and energy resources
  • Water resources
  • Flora and fauna as economic resources
  • Living in poverty
  • Social policy : the health sector
  • Children in Africa : prospects for the next generation
  • Conclusion : Which future?.
Series:
Texts in regional geography.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781462508112
1462508111
9781606239926
1606239929

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