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African Development and Public Policy : Policy Studies Organization S - Stuart S. Nagel

African Development and Public Policy

Policy Studies Organization S

By: Stuart S. Nagel (Editor)

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Published: 27th April 1994
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This book analyzes various important aspects of methodology and substance regarding economic, social, and political policy in Africa directed toward achieving more effective, efficient, and equitable societal institutions. The chapters are authored by experts from within Africa and also from Africa research institutes elsewhere. The book combines practical policy significance with insightful causal and prescriptive generalizations. The emphasis is on the role of governmental decision-making and the important (but secondary) role of the marketplace, social groups, and engineering.

Introduction: The Need for Improved Policy Analysis in Developing Regions; S.Nagel - PART 1: BUILDING POLICY ANALYSIS METHODS AND INSTITUTIONS - Policy Analysis in Eastern Africa, Especially Kenya; G.T.Kang'ethe - Policy Analysis in Southern Africa, Especially Zambia; G.F.Lungu & M.C.Bwalya - PART 2: ECONOMIC POLICY - Privatization and Africa; A.Odipo - Entrepreneurship and Africa; R.Engelmann - PART 3: SOCIAL POLICY - The Transition from Apartheid to Democracy in South Africa; H.J.Kotze - The Dichotomisation of Political Space and the Crisis of Apartheid Discourse; A.J.Norval - PART 4: ENVIRONMENTAL AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY - Natural Resources Management Policy in Africa: Implementation Challenges for Public Managers; D.Brinkerhoff & J.Gage - Bureaucracy and Environmental Policy in the Sahel Region of Africa: Strategies for Arresting the March of Desertification; H.Asmerom - PART 5: POLITICAL POLICY - From One-Party Rule to Multipartism in Africa; A.Hadenius - Problems of Democracy and Development Under Military Rule in Uganda; D.Mabirizi - African Political Reform and International Assistance: What Can and Should be Done; J.S.Wunsch

ISBN: 9780333587355
ISBN-10: 0333587359
Series: Policy Studies Organization S
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 287
Published: 27th April 1994
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1