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Beyond the 'African Tragedy' : Discourses on Development and the Global Economy, Hardback Book

Beyond the 'African Tragedy' : Discourses on Development and the Global Economy Hardback

Edited by Malinda S. Smith


Well researched and insightful, this volume examines the historical and contemporary discourse on African development and the continent's place in the global economy.

The chapters critically explore the roles played by various global and local social forces in the construction of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), offering critical insights on financing for development, the WTO and agriculture, ICTs and FDIs and the war on terrorism.

NEPAD has been endorsed by the African Union, the Group of Eight and the United Nations System in order to address Africa's deficit through the forging of a global development partnership.

This timely resource is suitable for students and policy makers concerned with development in the African post-colonies.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Politics & government
  • ISBN: 9780754648246