Africa at the crossroads : between regionalism and globalization / edited by John Mukum Mbaku and Suresh Chandra Saxena

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Subjects: Regionalism--Africa
Globalization--Economic aspects--Africa
Africa--Economic policy
Africa--Economic integration
Africa--Economic conditions--1960-
Africa--Politics and government--1960-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2004
LC Classification: H, HC
Physical Description: xviii, 466 p. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Tables
Acknowledgments
Acronyms
1. Africa at the crossroads / John Mukum Mbaku, Suresh Chandra Saxena 1
2. Africa at the crossroads of globalization / Emmanuel Nnadozie 21
3. Globalization and popular disenchantment in Africa / Francis B. Nyamnjoh 49
4. A Tale of three images : globalization, marginalization, and the sovereignty of the African nation-state / Paul L. Ehioze Idahosa 93
5. Regionalism and regional cooperation in Africa : new century challenges and prospects / Paul-Henri Bischoff 121
6. The new East African community : a defense and security organ as the missing link / P. Godfrey Okoth 147
7. The African union : Africa's giant step toward continental unity / Suresh Chandra Saxena 163
8. Fighting poverty and deprivation in Africa : the continuing struggle / John Mukum Mbaku 191
9. Internet connectivity and development in Africa : look before you "leapfrog" / Lyombe S. Eko 211
10. Decentralization and privatization of infrastructure / Mwangi S. Kimenyi, Wilson S. K. Wasike 233
11. Beyond rhetoric : peacekeeping in Africa in the new millennium / Korwa G. Adar 267
12. Cultural diversity, societal conflict, and sustainable peace in Africa : consociational democracy revisited / Ufo Okeke Uzodike 287
13. State repair and democratic development in Africa / Kunle Amuwo 315
14. Ethnicity, agonism of difference, and national imagining in postcolonial Africa / Nantang Jua 337
15. The struggle for stability in Nigeria's contemporary politics (1990-1999) and the lessons for the fourth republic / E. Ike Udogu 371
16. Imperialism and militarism in Africa : the political economy of French arms sales and military interventions, 1960-1980 / Immanuel Tatah Mentan 387
Selected biliography 429
Index 443
About the editors and contributors 461
Additional Authors: Mbaku, John Mukum, 1950-
Saxena, Suresh Chandra, 1933-
Notes: LCCN: 2003057997
ISBN: 0275980200 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [429]-442) and index
OCLC Number: 52601154
ISBN/ISSN: 0275980200