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We live in a world that sees and also contesting ideas of Eurocentrism in the interpretation of various issues, including African literatures and cultures.   This book seeks to engage readers into a critical examination of the meaning, history, ambiguity, status and perceptions surrounding African languages and literature. It presents current shifts in for

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Contrary to the Quantity Theory of Money, which in its various forms, implies that increases in output of goods and services will, ceteris paribus, exert download pressure on the general price level, Abraham E. Nwankwo in this book,  argues that the growth of some components of output could accentuate, rather than dampen inflation. This phenomenon which the a

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Collectively, the essays brought together in this book represent a discursive confluence on Nollywood as a local film culture with a global character, aspiration and reach. The governing concern of the book is that texts, including film texts, are animated by a particular sociology and anthropology which gives them concrete existence and meaning. The book argues tha

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Cobra in the Boat is a riveting account of how one of Zambia's most controversial presidents got to power and how he governed while in office. Michael Chilufya Sata was a populist with huge ambitions for his country. Few of these ambitions were actually realized because of Sata's poor health and his premature death. The political chaos that followed the president's de

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The Theory of Categorial Conversion is advanced by Professor Kofi Kissi Dompere as mathematical-philosophical and game-theoretic foundations to solve the problem of socio-natural transformation as governed by some internal process in relation to Marx, Schumpeter and Nkrumah. Dompere’ s methodology is  based on the Africentric principles of opposites made up

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In the Theory of Philosophical Consciencism, Professor Dompere establishes how Nkrumah used the theory of categorial conversion housing the necessary conditions of transformation to design strategies for creating the sufficient conditions for socio-political transformations. The theory of Philosophical Consciencism is about the institutionally destruction-creation pro

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Town union governments are powerful agents of development through promoting peace, economic and environmental protection activities at the village community level in Eastern Nigeria. Igbo communities organize town unions as indigenous self-help community development associations without government influence as a platform for implementing development projects in thei

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Contemporary Issues in Management Development in Africa is jointly published with the University of Ghana Business School in response to the growing importance of Africa in global business discourse. The book spans the broad areas of management development in Africa and addresses a wide variety of issues that are critical for Africa’s economic and social dev

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In this collection of essays, Jideofor Adibe offers his perspectives on some of the contentious issues in Nigerian politics, governance and economy. The essays, mostly from the author's weekly column in the Daily Trust and contributions on Brookings Institutions’ Africa Growth Initiative’s  blog, reflect on such themes  as

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Somalia is often used as an emblem of a collapsed state. This is somewhat of a paradox given that in previous decades the country was one of the most unified states in Africa and one of the first democracies on the continent. In the last three decades however the country has faced enormous challenges including civil wars and extremism in the name

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