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Global Studies : Africa

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ISBN-10: 007243371X

ISBN-13: 9780072433715

Edition: 9th 2001

Authors: F. Jeffress Ramsay

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Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.65" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Global Studies: Africa Table of Contents Introduction Selected World Wide Web Sites U.S. Statistics and Map Canada Statistics and Map World Map Africa Map Africa: Looking for a Renaissance Central Africa Map Central Africa: Possibilities for Cooperation Country Reports: Cameroon (Republic of Cameroon); Central African Republic; Chad (Republic of Chad); Congo (Republic of the Congo; Congo-Brazzaville);Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa; formerly Zaire); Equatorial Guinea (Republic of Equatorial Guinea); Gabon (Gabonese Republic); Sao Tome and Principe (Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe) East Africa Map East Africa: A Mixed Inheritance Country Reports: Burundi (Republic of Burundi); Comoros (Union of Comoros); Djibouti (Republic of Djibouri); Eritrea (State of Eritrea); Kenya (Republic of Kenya); Madagascar (Republic of Madagascar); Mauritius (Republic of Mauritius); Rwanda (Rwandese Republic); Seychelles (Republic of Seychelles); Somalia; Sudan (Republic of the Sudan); Tanzania (United Republic of Tanzania); Uganda (Republic of Uganda) North Africa Map North Africa; The Crossroads of the Continent Southern Africa Map Southern Africa: The Continuting Struggle for Self-Determination Country Reports: Angola (Republic of Angola); Botswana (Republic of Botswana); Lesotho (Kingdom of Lesotho); Malawi (Republic of Malawi); Mozambique (Republic of Mozambique); Namibia (Republic of Namibia); South Africa (Republic of South Africa); Swaziland (Kingdom of Swaziland); Zambia (Republic of Zambia); Zimbabwe (Republic of Zimbabwe) West Africa Map West Africa: Seeking Unity in Diversity Country Reports: Benin (Republic of Benin); Burkina Faso; Cape Verde (Republic of Cape Verde); Cote d'Ivoire (Republic of Cote d'Ivoire); The Gambia (Republic of the Gambia); Ghana (Republic of Ghana); Guinea (Republic of Guinea); Guinea-Bissau (Republic of Guinea-Bissau); Liberia (Republic of Liberia); Mali (Republic of Mali); Mauritania (Islamic Republic of Mauritania); Niger (Republic of Niger); Nigeria (Federal Republic of Nigeria); Senegal (Republic of Senegal); Sierre Leone (Republic of Sierra Leone); Togo (Togolese Republic) Articles from the World Press 1. Africa United: Not Hopeless,Not Helpless, Chris Brazier, Nw Internationalist, August 2000. The concept of a united Africa that would be something akin to the European Union is examined in this article. Such a pan-African union could help solve some of the continent’s more difficult social and political problems. 2. Globalization and Its Discontents, David E. Apter, Dissent, Spring 2002. David Apter examines the impact of globalization on Africa. The experiences of the continent illustrate many of the negative consequences that globalization can have for vulnerable people, both in its presence and in its absence. Apter concludes that “the dysfunctions of globalization” are especially troublesome in Africa. 3. An End to Africa's Wars: Rethinking International Intervention, Marina Ottaway, Harvard International Review, Winter 2001. Wars will continue to flare up in Africa until a new order emerges. As this article points out, order could come from new political arrangements that reflect the balance of power among African forces, or it could be imposed and maintained with force by the international community, that is, the industrialized countries and the United Nations. 4. Challenges for the African Union, Henry Owuor, World Press Review, October 2002. Henry Owuor summarizes some of the weaknesses of the emerging African Union (AU). He suggests that these are "teething problems", not unlike those that occurred in the early stages of development of the European Union. It will b