Africa: Dilemmas of Development and Change


Providing a broad historical perspective on Africa's political & economic development & an overview of current problems & prospects, this collection of path-breaking articles yields insight into the key questions, the major theories, & the outstanding challenges in African development. Written by today's most influential African scholars, the readings cover a variety of topics including political leadership; forms of state power; the role of civil society; the importance of class, ethnicity, & gender; & the prospects for democratic change in the region.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Boulder, CO
Publication year:
  • 1998


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