Roadmaps to the Challenge of Globalization
By (author) Fantu Cheru
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African Renaissance by Fantu Cheru
Book DescriptionHow can African countries escape from marginalization, deepening impoverishment and state disintegration in the new era of globalization? Fantu Cheru draws on his experience of many different countries to argue for a way beyond the simple state-led versus market-driven approaches to Africa's development. The international financial institutions must stop their heavy handed interventions and let countries decide their own development paths. African countries must work within the reality of globalization to renew democracy and improve governance; invest in education; revitalize agriculture, manage their cities, strengthen regional economic integration, and prevent yet more deadly conflicts. These require commonsense and non-dogmatic approaches, learning from local successes, entrepreneurship, and a new generation committed to a new kind of politics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781842770870
(236mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Zed Books Ltd
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Africa and International Relations in the 21st Century, Paperback (October 2011)» View all books by Fantu Cheru
By exploring the many unchartered dimensions of Africa's international relations, the authors present fresh insights on aspects such as power, identity, statehood and sovereignty in the world system.
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Author Biography - Fantu Cheru
Fantu Cheru is a professor at the School of International Service, The American University, Washington DC. Ethiopian by birth, Dr Cheru is a specialist in policy analysis, rural development and urban and regional planning. He has acted as a consultant to a wide range of institutions including UN agencies - the United Nations High Commission on Human Rights, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat) - as well as various development agencies including SIDA and DANIDA. His research and consultancy activity has enabled him to spend periods of time in a wide range of African countries.
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