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Contents INTRODUCTION 1. The complexities and uncertainties of development PART ONE: THE DOMESTIC CONTEXT 2. History and the legacy of colonialism 3. Big Men, personal rule and patronage politics 4. Violent conflict and civil war 5. Political change and democratization PART TWO: CORE DEVELOPMENT QUESTIONS 6. Africa's slow-growth puzzle 7. Economic reform and the politics of adjustment 8. The international aid system 9. Debt burdens and debt relief 10. Poverty and human development PART THREE: REGIONALISM AND GLOBALIZATION 11. Regional institutions and Nepad 12. Africa and world trade 13. Private investment and the business environment CONCLUSION 14. Some concluding themes Boxes Tables Figures Acronyms Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1960-.
Africa -- Economic policy.
Economic assistance -- Africa.