5 edition of Globalizing Africa found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -583) and index.
|Statement||edited by Malinda S. Smith.|
|LC Classifications||DT30.5 .G58 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxix, 593 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||593|
|ISBN 10||0865438706, 0865438692|
|LC Control Number||00034998|
The continent has often been singled out as an exception to the story of increasing globalization. Todd Moss, an Africa expert with the Center for Global Development, discusses Africa’s integration in world markets, why trade between African countries is so hard, and the role of outside powers such as China. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Globalizing Pentecostal Missions in Africa: The Emerging Missionary Movement in the Africa Assemblies of God (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!
Globalization is the process of increased interconnectedness among countries most notably in the areas of economics, politics, and culture. McDonald's in Japan, French films being played in Minneapolis, and the United Nations are all representations of : Colin Stief. Africa is the least-developed continent in the world today, as is evident from the low levels of per capita income in many African countries. Among other things there is a lack of infrastructure, including telecommunication linkages with the outside world and within Africa, low levels of technological innovation, low expenditure on research and Cited by:
'Globalization' has become one of the defining buzzwords of our time - a term that describes a variety of accelerating economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental processes that are rapidly altering our experience of the world. It is by its nature a dynamic topic. This Very Short Introduction has been fully updated for a fourth edition, to include recent developments in 5/5(1). Eric Charry. This book has its origins in a roundtable entitled “New Music, New Research: Youth, Western Africa, and the Outside World,” which was part of the African Studies Association annual meeting in Boston, whose theme was “Youthful Africa in the 21st Century.” the enthusiastic reception suggested that we expand our scope into the resulting book.
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Globalizing Africa's thirty essays represent one of the most comprehensive analysis to date of the impact of political, economic, and cultural globalization for Africa and African studies. The book is divided into three parts.
Part I provides an analysis of the invention and representation of Africa, and its struggle for democracy, good governance, peace and human security, and human rights from slavery Format: Paperback.
Globalizing the Postcolony: Contesting Discourses of Gender and Development in Francophone Africa is a study of development in the former French colonies of West Africa. It takes as its starting point the international community's reporting on human and social development and gender in the developing areas which began systematically in and which has provided a framework for policy-making in Cited by: 4.
In the book, Allan Charles Dawson argues that Africa, as both a symbol and a geographical and historical place, is vital to understanding the wide range of identities and ideas about racial consciousness that exist in Bahia’s Afro-Brazilian by: 1.
Globalizing Africa. [Malinda Smith;] -- "At the outset of the twenty-first century, Afropessimism permeates both the scholarly and popular literatures on Africa.
In the dominant discourses, Africa is constructed as ""hopeless,"" ""hemmed. “Global Africa: Into the Twenty-First Century” offers an image of Africa at odds with the Western narrative of an impoverished, backward continent. This Africa is a vibrant, diverse place, its 12 million square miles and 2, languages offering an “extraordinary” dynamism that has transformed the world’s music, cuisine, politics, art, technology and philosophies, say the editors in their introduction.5/5(1).
James Ferguson is Professor of Cultural and Social Anthropology at Stanford University. He is the author of Expectations of Modernity: Myths and Meanings of Urban Life on the Zambian Copperbelt and The Anti-Politics Machine: “Development,” Depoliticization, and Bureaucratic Power in is a coeditor of Culture, Power, Place: Explorations in Critical Anthropology, also published by.
About the Book. Global Africa is a striking, original volume that disrupts the dominant narratives that continue to frame our discussion of Africa, complicating conventional views of the region as a place of violence, despair, and volume documents the significant global connections, circulations, and contributions that African people, ideas, and goods have made throughout the.
Hip Hop Africa explores a new generation of Africans who are not only consumers of global musical currents, but also active and creative participants. Eric Charry and an international group of contributors look carefully at youth culture and the explosion of hip hop in Africa, the embrace of other contemporary genres, including reggae, ragga, and gospel music, and the continued vitality of drumming.5/5(1).
Globalization as the process of intensification of economic, political, social and cultural relations across international boundaries aimed at the transcendental homogenization of political and. In Global Shadows the renowned anthropologist James Ferguson moves beyond the traditional anthropological focus on local communities to explore more general questions about Africa.
Many parts of Africa remain isolated from global markets and the global community as the region’s access to information and technology is limited. There is some evidence to suggest that in Africa ‘globalization may be associated with increasing inequality. Globalization is multidimensional, affecting all aspects of life—economic, cultural, environmental, and social—as well as relations between governments and nations on the five continents.
Globalization is characterized, in particular, by an intensification of cross-border trade and increased. Globalizing Pentecostal Missions in Africa: The Emerging Missionary Movement in the Africa Assemblies of God / Denzil R. Miller and Enson Mbili-kile Lwesya 1.
Missions 2. Pentecostal 3. Africa ISBN Printed in the United States of America. The Impact of Globalization on Africa In Africa, its position in the international system has been considerably weakened by the fact that it has been losing the race for economic development in general, and human development in particular, to other regions, these.
Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. A comprehensive examination of the work of the African Union (AU), with special emphasis on its capacity to meet the challenges of building and sustaining governance institutions and security mechanisms.
Samuel Makinda and F. Wafula Okumu show how Africa and, in particular, the AU can effectively addressed the challenges of building and sustaining governance institutions and security 5/5(1). Globalization in Africa Perspectives on Development, Security, and the Environment by Usman A.
Tar and Publisher Lexington Books. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN:The print version of this textbook is ISBN: Introduction Globalization has become a major topic of discussion and concern in economic circles since the mids.
It is clear that the trend toward more integrated world markets has opened a wide potential for greater growth, and presents an unparalleled opportunity for developing countries to raise their living standards. This book examines new macroeconomic policy frameworks for Africa, and it discusses the role of policies for generating sustainable and inclusive growth.
The responses of the macroeconomic policymakers in Africa to the Euro crisis and to the recent globalization trends. Globalization and Sustainable Development in Africa Book Summary: Few studies of globalization have analyzed its impact on African societies from the viewpoint of sustainable development.
This volume answers that need. The essays here contribute to the store of knowledge about globalization in sub-Saharan Africa by documenting the affect of this global force on the continent's growth.
Generally speaking, issues surrounding culture and globalization have received less attention than the debates, which have arisen over globalization and the environment or labor standards.
In part this is because cultural issues are more subtle and sensitive, and often more confusing. "The homogenizing influences of globalization that are most.Globalization is the process of achieving greater interdependence among countries and their citizens.¹ It consists of increased integration of product and resource markets across countries in trade, immigration, and foreign investment—that is, via the international flow of goods and services; of people; and of investments such as equipment, factories, stocks, and bonds.Globalization or globalisation is the process of interaction and integration among people, companies, and governments a complex and multifaceted phenomenon, globalization is considered by some as a form of capitalist expansion which entails the integration of local and national economies into a global, unregulated market economy.