Africa / David M. Haugen, book editor

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Subjects: Africa--Social conditions--21st century
Africa--Economic conditions--21st century
Africa--Politics and government--21st century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Detroit : Greenhaven Press/Gale, c2008
Series: Opposing viewpoints
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
LC Classification: H, HN
Physical Description: 219 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Additional Authors: Haugen, David M., 1969-
Notes: LCCN: 2008000811
ISBN: 9780737739886 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0737739886 (hardcover)
ISBN: 9780737739893 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0737739894 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 206-209) and index
Contents: What are the most serious problems facing Africa? AIDS is a serious problem in Africa / Abraham McLaughlin ; The AIDS epidemic in Africa is exaggerated / Tom Bethell ; Trying to overcome famine is a problem facing Africa / Scott Baldauf ; Lack of leadership is a serious problem / William F. Kumuyi ; Global warming is a serious problem in Africa / Tina Butler -- What economic policies will benefit Africa? Africa needs foreign aid / Jeffrey Sachs ; Africa does not need foreign aid / Andrew Mwenda ; Africa needs investment, not aid / Benjamin Powell ; Free trade would help Africa / Marian L. Tupy ; Free trade has harmed Africa / Claire Melamed -- What is the state of democracy and human rights in Africa? Democracy is proceeding in Africa / Jennifer Widner ; Democracy is faltering in Africa / Sebastien Arnold ; Africa needs its own brand of democracy / Jerry Rawlings ; Africa suffers from human rights abuses / Amnesty International ; Africa is making improvements in human rights / Asha-Rose Migiro -- How can the West help bring peace to Africa? The West should support prosecution of war crimes in Darfur / Brian Brivati ; War-crime prosecutions will not bring peace to Darfur / Anja Tranovich ; The United States should commit to ending war in the Congo / Mvemba Phezo Dizolele ; The United States should stop selling arms to Africa / Rachel Stohl
OCLC Number: 190860079
ISBN/ISSN: 9780737739886