Abidogun, Jamaine

Education, Creativity, and Economic Empowerment in Africa

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Jamaine Abidogun, Toyin Falola

Section I. Education as Empowerment: Enforcing Rights and Building Community

2. Advancing the Anti-Poverty Crusade through the Enforcement of the Fundamental Right to Education under Nigerian Law
Eteete Michael Adam

3. Socio-Economic Inequality and Progress toward Achieving Education for All by 2015 in Nigeria
Roselyn Jumai Musa, Nathaniel Umukoro

4. Women and Poverty Eradication Efforts in Uganda: Why is Ending Gendered Poverty Still Far-Fetched?
Sarah Hasaba

5. Empowering the Poor in Nigeria through Adult and Community Education: Implications for Education Policy Reform
Josbua Olusola Akande, Adeola Bosede Ogunrin

6. Combating the Scourge of Poverty in Nigeria through Rural Community Education: Challenges and Prospects
Bolanle Clara Simeon-Fayomi, Joshua Olusola Akande

Section II. Messages of Empowerment in Languages and Literature

7. Poverty, Endangered Languages,
and Creoles: Two Case Studies from Southern Africa and
the Greater Caribbean
Ann Albuyeh

8. Poverty Eradication for Sustainable Growth in Africa: Insights from Ben Okri’s In Arcadia
Ezinwanyi E. Adam

9. Between the Sublime and the Subliminal: Economic Modernity, Desire, and Political Fictions in Cameroon
Olivier J. Tchouaffe

Section III. Art Empowerment for the Economy’s Sake

10. Arts Management as a Strategy for Rapid Development of
the Arts in Nigeria
Bojor Enamhe

11. The Changing Images and Representations of Adire Technology in Nigerian Politics
Omotayo I. Owoeye

Section IV. Music: Economic and Political Empowerment Venues

12. “Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow”: Fela’s Prophetic Lyrics in Light of Twenty-First Century Realities
Albert Oikelome

13. Deconstructing African Poverty against the Backdrop of a Rich Musical Heritage: A Paradox
David O. Akombo

14. From the Street to Stardom: The Socio-Economic Empowerment of Nigerian Youth through Music
Stephen O. Olusoji

15. Popular Music as an Economic Tool for Nigerian Youth
Sunday O. Babalola

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, African Culture, Sociology, general, History of Education, Educational Policy and Politics, Philosophy of Education

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