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Bigman, David

Poverty, Hunger, and Democracy in Africa

Bigman, David - Poverty, Hunger, and Democracy in Africa, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction and Background

1. Introduction
David Bigman

2. The Black Man’s Burden
David Bigman

Part II. Coping with Escalating Food Insecurity

3. The Threat of Climate Changes
David Bigman

4. Can Africa Feed Its People?
David Bigman

5. Is Africa Doomed to Permanent Food Crises?
David Bigman

Part III. Africa’s Poverty Traps and Obstacles to Growth

6. The Geographical and Man-Made Obstacles
David Bigman

7. The Demographic and Social Changes and the Urbanization of Poverty
David Bigman

Part IV. Civil Conflicts, Wars and Democracy: Will Democracy Inflame or Help to Settle Civil Conflicts?

8. The Roots and Long-Term Effects of Africa’s Wars and Civil Conflicts
David Bigman

9. The Impact of Wars and Civil Conflicts on Africa’s Growth and Poverty
David Bigman

10. Will Democracy Settle or Intensify Civil Conflicts?
David Bigman

Part V. The Fourth Wave of Democratization: Will Democracy Cement the African Multiethnic Nation State?

11. The Transition of the African Countries to Democracy
David Bigman

12. Can Democracy Help the African States to Cement Their Multiethnic Societies?
David Bigman

Keywords: Economics, Development Economics, Regional/Spatial Science, Development Policy, Sustainability Management, Economic History, International Economics

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
351 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230248489
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-30188-1

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