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Zusatztext 'The book brings together some of the leading development scholars to discuss Africa's development challenges and offer alternative visions to the current dominant neo-liberal paradigm. A must- read for anyone interested in issues related to governance and public administration in Africa.' - Elizabeth Asiedu! Associate Professor! University of Kansas! USA 'A timely and welcome collection of essays by leading African and international scholars.' - Professor Brij Maharaj! Head of Discipline: Geography! School of Environmental Sciences! University of Kwazulu-Natal! Durban! South Africa Informationen zum Autor Edited By Kobena T. Hanson, George Kararach and Timothy M. Shaw Klappentext Covers topical issues for Africa's development, economics and politics of climate change, water management, public service delivery, and delivering aid. The authors argue that these issues should be included in the post-MDG paradigm and add an important voice to recent moves by academics and practitioners to engage with each other. Zusammenfassung Covers topical issues for Africa's development! economics and politics of climate change! water management! public service delivery! and delivering aid. The authors argue that these issues should be included in the post-MDG paradigm and add an important voice to recent moves by academics and practitioners to engage with each other. Inhaltsverzeichnis Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations List of Tables, Boxes and Figures Notes on Contributors Introduction: Africa's Second Half-century: Enhancing Capacity for Sustainable Human Development and Human Security; G.Kararach , K.T.Hanson & T.M.Shaw Leadership Malaise and the Crisis of Governance in Africa; W.J.Tettey Africa's Leadership malaise and the Crisis of Governance; S.Makinda Improving the Effectiveness of the Public Sector in Africa through the Quality of Public Administration; J.R.A.Ayee Enhancing Public Sector Effectiveness in Africa through the Quality of Public Administration; F.Owusu & F.K.Ohemeng Towards Best-practice in Transboundary Water Governance in Africa: Exploring the Policy and Institutional Dimensions of Conflict and Cooperation over Water; C.Chikozho Africa's Water Crisis - the Miracle and the Mirage: what Policy Mix, Strategies and Institutional Steps are Vital?; N.Oyama , J.Nair & J.Levitan Rethinking Development in Africa through Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SMEs); P.Arthur Climate - Resilient Development Financing for Africa - a Prospective Evaluation and Strategic Framework for Action; S.D.SY Conclusion - Prospects for ACBF and African Human Development/Security; G.Kararach , K.T.Hanson & T.M.Shaw Index...

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Edited By Kobena T. Hanson, George Kararach and Timothy M. Shaw



Klappentext

Covers topical issues for Africa's development, economics and politics of climate change, water management, public service delivery, and delivering aid. The authors argue that these issues should be included in the post-MDG paradigm and add an important voice to recent moves by academics and practitioners to engage with each other.



Inhalt

Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations List of Tables, Boxes and Figures Notes on Contributors Introduction: Africa's Second Half-century: Enhancing Capacity for Sustainable Human Development and Human Security; G.Kararach , K.T.Hanson & T.M.Shaw Leadership Malaise and the Crisis of Governance in Africa; W.J.Tettey Africa's Leadership malaise and the Crisis of Governance; S.Makinda Improving the Effectiveness of the Public Sector in Africa through the Quality of Public Administration; J.R.A.Ayee Enhancing Public Sector Effectiveness in Africa through the Quality of Public Administration; F.Owusu & F.K.Ohemeng Towards Best-practice in Transboundary Water Governance in Africa: Exploring the Policy and Institutional Dimensions of Conflict and Cooperation over Water; C.Chikozho Africa's Water Crisis - the Miracle and the Mirage: what Policy Mix, Strategies and Institutional Steps are Vital?; N.Oyama , J.Nair & J.Levitan Rethinking Development in Africa through Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SMEs); P.Arthur Climate - Resilient Development Financing for Africa - a Prospective Evaluation and Strategic Framework for Action; S.D.SY Conclusion - Prospects for ACBF and African Human Development/Security; G.Kararach , K.T.Hanson & T.M.Shaw Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: Rethinking Development Challenges for Public Policy
Untertitel: Insights from Contemporary Africa
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Editor:
EAN: 9780230393288
ISBN: 978-0-230-39328-8
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Medien & Kommunikation
Anzahl Seiten: 297
Gewicht: 514g
Größe: H23mm x B223mm x T146mm
Jahr: 2012
Auflage: 2012

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