1 edition of Sub-Saharan Africa found in the catalog.
Includes index. Bibliography: p. 203-213.
|Statement||edited by Chris Allen and Gavin Williams.|
|Series||Sociology of developing societies -- 2, Sociology of "developing societies" -- 2|
|Contributions||Allen, Christopher, 1942-, Williams, Gavin|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxi, 217 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||217|
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The book brings together good country data, excellent analyses and solid understanding of local contexts.’ Ernest Aryeetey, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana ‘This book masterfully combines macroeconomic, microeconomic, and case study approaches in analyzing the complex relationship between growth and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa.
A HISTORY OF SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA. NY: Cambridge University Press, This is a fine recent history of Africa covering from about BCE to the present. This book is accurate, avoiding the few typos and other errors of Collins' earlier Africa, A Short History, although the latter is still useful because it is the only short one on this list/5(10).
Sub-Saharan Africa is, geographically, the area of the continent of Africa that lies south of the Sahara. According to the United Nations, it consists of all African countries that are fully or partially located south of the Sahara.
It contrasts with North Africa, whose territories are. The Dingonek is a creature that lives in the Maggori River in Kenya, as well as in Lake Nyanza. Our primary source for the dingonek comes from big-game hunter John Alfred Jordan, as recorded by Edgar Beecher Bronson.
applikando.com Sub-Saharan Africa: The Causes of Postcolonial State Failure On the vast continent of Africa, there are fifty-three countries; of these only six are not located Sub-Saharan Africa book the Sahara Desert.
This leaves the Sub-Saharan region of Africa to encompass a total of forty-seven countries. Many of these countries south of the Sahara have been in state failure, either partial or. Sep 07, · The second edition of A History of Sub-Saharan Africa continues to provide an accessible introduction to the continent's history for students and general readers.
The authors employ a thematic approach to their subject, focusing on how the environment has shaped the /5(2). Much of sub-Saharan Africa’s indigenous print and publishing history is most deeply marked by the complex consequences of the work of 18 th - and 19 th-century Christian missionaries.
Their idea of the book—and of the Book—as a symbolic marker of a newly configured African engagement with European models of modernity promoted print. Posts about Sub-saharan Africa written by abookofcreatures.
Sub-Saharan Africa book Variations: Ghiamala The Guiamala is found in the African kingdoms of Gadoua and Giaca (or Gadda and Jaka), east of. The second edition of A History of Sub-Saharan Africa continues to provide an accessible introduction to the continent's history for students and general readers.
The authors employ a thematic approach to their subject, focusing on how the environment has shaped the societies and cultures of the African applikando.com: Robert O.
Collins, James M. Burns. Sub-Saharan Africa Combatting the effects of trauma in war-torn South Sudan In South Sudan, the violent and brutal war has put millions of women, men, and children at risk. This book focuses on the indicators of fragility and the resilience of state-led interventions to address them in sub-Saharan Africa.
It analyzes the ‘figure’ of fragile states as the unit the analysis and situates the study of fragility, governance and political adaptation within contemporary global and local political, economic and socio-cultural contexts. Appropriate for researchers, gastroenterologists and internists, this book brings together the latest research in a single, complete volume.
Show less. Digestive Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa: Changes and Challenges provides an in-depth examination into the rise of western digestive diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). For those interested in. The Physical Landscape of Sub-Saharan Africa. Africa is the cradle of human civilization.
Our early ancestors, homo erectus, meaning “upright man,” first walked in East Africa between one and two million years applikando.com humans in Africa were the first to create tools, develop language, and control fire. In a trawl through the entire sweep of sub-Saharan history, the authors have written an accessible introduction for students and general readers.
The opening chapter on geography and climate frames the discussion, demonstrating how the environment has shaped the societies and cultures of those living in the region.
Thereafter they describe the rise of states and empires in the classical period 5/5(1). Dec 01, · Fret not; be it for the book and poetry lovers in your life or a reward for yourself after all that shopping, here is a list of recently published fiction and poetry by writers and poets from Sub-Saharan Africa, literary finesse, which will make the perfect gift.
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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In a trawl through the entire sweep of sub-Saharan history /5. Buy African-published books online here for immediate shipping worldwide. Your one-stop shop for African books, African writers and African scholarship. African Books Collective is a non profit distribution collective owned by publishers on the continent.
HOME Foreword Introduction Overview Creative Expression, Culture, and Society African Peoples' Encounters with Others Contemporary African States Note to Researchers List of Sub-Saharan Countries Publications Writings.
Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Therefore, specifying Sub-Saharan Africa is stupid and wordy.
Let's make it shorter by just saying, the Sub-Sahara. It is, after all, the world's one and only Sub-Sahara. Yes, I know it's not that much shorter than Sub-Saharan Africa.
But it's an improvement and isn't needlessly wordy. The Sub-Sahara is 75% of the length of Sub-Saharan Africa. About the Book. Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa comprehensively explores the challenges and potential solutions to key conservation issues in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The epidemic of HIV/AIDS is unprecedented, having expanded from a new disease to the leading cause of death in Sub-Saharan Africa in just over two decades.
Despite some clear examples of success, such as Senegal for prevention, and Uganda for control, major new measures are needed to avoid further devastation. The epidemic in Africa is uneven, with the greatest burden in southern Africa, where. Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa provides the most up-to-date study in the field.
It is an essential resource, available on-line without charge, for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a handy guide for professionals working to stop the rapid Author: John W. Wilson, Richard B.
Primack. ABOUT THE BOOK. The book is a comprehensive guide of science and engineering-based methods aimed at helping countries in Sub-Saharan Africa achieve food security and attain access to safe and sustainable water supplies.
and the relations between demographic change and socioeconomic developments. In response to this interest, the Committee on Population held a meeting in to ascertain the feasibility and desirability of a major study of the demography of Africa, and decided to set up a Panel on the Population Dynamics of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Identifying the Boundaries. Subsaharan Africa includes the African countries south of the Sahara Desert. The African Transition Zone cuts across the southern edge of the Sahara Desert at the widest portion of the continent. Many of the countries in the African Transition Zone are included in the realm of Subsaharan Africa.
Mar 14, · The book, “Recovering Bioenergy in Sub-Saharan Africa: Gender Dimensions, Lessons and Challenges," explores the connection between gender and cooking energy. Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa explores ways to promote U.S. research interests and to augment the sub-Saharan governments' capacity to address the many challenges posed by population aging.
Five major themes are explored in the book such as the need for a basic definition of "older person," the need for national governments to invest more in. Following concerns about declining wildlife populations, particularly at the southern tip of South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa’s first formal environmental legislation was introduced infollowed by the region’s first formal environmental law in (MacKenzie, ).
The population of sub-Saharan Africa alone, now about a billion people, will more than double to billion people by mid-century, while that of Western Europe will fall to a doddering half.
Sub-Saharan Africa needs much faster economic growth and more effective economic, financial, and social policies if it is to make up for lost ground and reduce the number of. Slightly more than 2 million immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa lived in the United States in While this population remains small, representing just percent of the country’s million immigrants, it is a rapidly growing one.
The African Library Project changes lives book by book by starting libraries in Africa. Our grassroots approach mobilizes volunteers, young and old, in the United States and Canada to organize book drives and help establish small libraries in rural African communities.
A decade ago the problem of TB in Africa attracted little attention, not even meriting a chapter in the first edition of Disease and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa. Part of the reason was that TB incidence was low and falling in most parts of the continent (Cauthen, Pio, and ten Dam ).
The burden of TB in Sub-Saharan Africa is far greater today. Continuing poverty and political. Merchandise Trade summary statistics data for Sub-Saharan Africa (SSF) including exports and imports, applied tariffs, top export and import by partner countries and top exported/imported product groups, along with development indicators from WDI such as GDP, GNI per capita, trade balance and trade as percentage of GDP for year Underexplored Medicinal Plants from Sub-Saharan Africa: Plants with Therapeutic Potential for Human Health examines a comprehensive selection of rarely explored plants that have been underestimated for their therapeutic value.
The book contains monographs of medicinal plants, outlining their botanical description, geographical distribution. Over one-third of all cervical cancer deaths globally occur in sub-Saharan Africa, though the region represents only 14% of the world female population.
Tweet The most common cancers in men are prostate (69, cases, or 23% of all cancers) and liver cancers (24, cases, or. Synopsis Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa is constrained by highly variable rainfall, frequent drought and low water productivity.
There is an urgent need, heightened by climate change, for appropriate technologies to address this problem through managing and increasing the quantity of water on farmers’ fields – water harvesting.
Sub-Saharan Africa now is home to about one-in-five of all the Christians in the world (21%) and more than one-in-seven of the world's Muslims (15%). While sub-Saharan Africa has almost twice as many Christians as Muslims, on the African continent as a whole the two faiths are roughly balanced, with million to million followers each.
Aug 22, · About 2, cases of malaria are diagnosed in the United States annually, mostly in returned travelers. Travelers to sub-Saharan Africa have the greatest risk of both getting malaria and dying from their infection.
However, all travelers to countries where malaria is. FinTech is a major force shaping the structure of the financial industry in sub-Saharan Africa. New technologies are being developed and implemented in sub-Saharan Africa with the potential to change the competitive landscape in the financial industry.
While it raises concerns on the emergence of vulnerabilities, FinTech challenges traditional.sometimes referred to as the hinge of Africa because of its central location on the continent and its position at the west-south juncture of the Gulf of Guinea; throughout the country there are areas of thermal springs and indications of current or prior volcanic activity; Mount Cameroon, the highest mountain in Sub-Saharan west Africa, is an.The Sub-Saharan Africa Map Book illustrates how GIS technology is currently being used in Africa to manage economic instability, social conflict, healthcare management, conservation planning, and global warming.
The maps feature the work of geoscientists throughout the region and cover a.