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Alternative Futures For Africa

1st Edition

Edited by Timothy M. Shaw


366 pages

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This comprehensive, critical examination of Africa's future raises questions and challenges concerning the development and unity of the African continent. It analyzes alternative probabilities in the political, economic, and social spheres and on the national, regional, and international levels.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Political Economy of Africa's Futures 2. Toward the Invention of an African Future 3. Africa's Futures: A Comparison of Forecasts 4. Alternative Scenarios for Africa 5. Toward Continental Integration: Supranationalism and the Future of Africa 6. The Future of Economic Cooperation Schemes in Africa, with Special Reference to ECOWAS 7. The Future of Development in Nigeria and the Sahel: Projections from the World Integrated Model (WIM) 8. A Basic Needs Strategy and the Physical Quality of Life Index (PQLI) : Africa's Development Prospects 9. The Computer Culture and Nuclear Power: Political Implications for Africa 10. The Future of Europe and Africa: Decolonization or Dependency? 11. Development and Economic Growth in Africa to the Year 2000: Alternative Projections and Policies

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies