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Rethinking Development Challenges for Public Policy

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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.

'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



Autorentext
PETER ARTHUR Associate Professor of Political Science and International Development Studies, Dalhousie University, Canada JOSEPH R.A. AYEE is Deputy Vice Chancellor and Head, College of Humanities, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa CLAUDIOUS CHIKOZHOIS Programme Coordinator for research dissemination and uptake at the International Water Management Institute in Accra, Ghana JASON LEVITAN has a Ph. D. in Environmental Science from Murdoch University, Western Australia SAMUEL M. MAKINDA Professor of Politics and International Studies, and of Security, Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies at Murdoch University, Perth, Australia JAYA NAIR Director, RAUM International pty Ltd and also an adjunct senior lecturer at Murdoch University, Western Australia FRANK L.K. OHEMENGIS Assistant Professor of Public Administration at the School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa, USA FRANCIS OWUSU Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Education, Department of Community and Regional Planning, Iowa State University, USA NORAISHA OYAMA Lecturer at Murdoch University, Western Australia SAMS DINE SY International Consultant providing foresight and prospective evaluation services WISDOM J. TETTEY Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies at the University of British Columbia, Canada.

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
Editor:
EAN: 9781349352296
ISBN: 1349352292
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Genre: Politikwissenschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 316
Gewicht: 482g
Größe: H235mm x B155mm x T17mm
Jahr: 2012
Auflage: 1st ed. 2012

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