The Resource Eastern and Southern Africa : Development Challenges in a volatile region

Eastern and Southern Africa : Development Challenges in a volatile region

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Eastern and Southern Africa : Development Challenges in a volatile region
Title
Eastern and Southern Africa
Title remainder
Development Challenges in a volatile region
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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MiAaPQ
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Potts, Debby
LC call number
HC900
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Bowyer-Bower, T.A.S
  • ProQuest (Firm)
Series statement
Developing Areas Research Group
Series volume
v.No. 3
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Rural development - Africa, Eastern
Label
Eastern and Southern Africa : Development Challenges in a volatile region
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http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=4391259
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- List of Boxes -- List of Contributors -- Series Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Publisher's Acknowledgements -- 1 Development challenges and debates in eastern and southern Africa -- Introduction -- Eastern and southern Africa: defining a diverse region -- Global political economy changes: regional perspectives -- Development challenges in the region -- Development theory and development debates -- 2 Demographic change in eastern and southern Africa -- Introduction -- Population size -- Mortality -- Age-sex structure -- Family structure -- Concluding remarks -- 3 Structural adjustment in eastern and southern Africa: the tragedy of development -- False dawn: a brief history of the first two decades -- Triumph of market-Leninism over Marxist-Leninism -- Stabilisation or adjustment? -- A taxonomy of countries in the region -- Conclusion -- 4 The persistence of poverty -- Poverty in context -- Poverty measurement -- Poverty trends -- Food and hunger -- Healthcare -- Education -- The debt issue -- Conclusions -- 5 Natural resources: use, access, tenure and management -- 'Wild' plant and animal resources: biophysical determinants of availability -- Common uses of 'natural resources' and relevance for livelihoods -- Tenure and access rights -- Indigenous knowledge, resources and trade-related intellectual property rights (TRIPs) -- Conservation of natural resources: from criminals to community -- Some thoughts for the future ... -- 6 Agricultural production in eastern and southern Africa: issues and challenges -- The current status of agricultural production -- Macro-environmental operating conditions for agriculture -- Population growth -- The political economy environment -- Micro-environmental operating conditions for agriculture
  • Future prospects -- 7 Water resources and development challenges in eastern and southern Africa -- Physical setting -- Estimation of renewable water resources -- Use of water resources -- Supply and demand - the water stress index -- Quality of water resources -- Hydropolitics of transboundary watercourses -- Alleviating water scarcity - interbasin water transfers and 'virtual water' -- Concluding discussion - future challenges -- 8 Desertification in eastern and southern Africa -- Introduction -- Developments in the understanding of desertification -- Desertification today -- Contemporary implications of desertification for development in eastern and southern Africa -- Causes of desertification -- Conclusion -- 9 Geographies of governance and regional politics -- Introduction: geographical analysis and African politics -- Key themes and issues in national, regional and international (geo)politics -- States and regional (dis)integration: imagining 'development' communities -- Democratisation and conflict resolution in global political and economic context -- Conclusions: Co-operation, corruption and complexity in African politics -- 10 International and regional trade in eastern and southern Africa -- Peripherality in the world economy -- The European connection -- (Regional) economic partnership agreements -- Conclusion -- 11 Regional urbanisation and urban livelihoods in the context of globalisation -- Introduction -- Urban growth in eastern and southern Africa -- Urban livelihoods in eastern and southern Africa -- Urban services: the example of housing -- Conclusion -- 12 Conclusion -- Index
Control code
EBC4391259
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (355 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317904908
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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remote
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4391259
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL4391259
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr11152764
  • (CaONFJC)MIL895173
  • (OCoLC)939262460
Label
Eastern and Southern Africa : Development Challenges in a volatile region
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=4391259
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- List of Boxes -- List of Contributors -- Series Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Publisher's Acknowledgements -- 1 Development challenges and debates in eastern and southern Africa -- Introduction -- Eastern and southern Africa: defining a diverse region -- Global political economy changes: regional perspectives -- Development challenges in the region -- Development theory and development debates -- 2 Demographic change in eastern and southern Africa -- Introduction -- Population size -- Mortality -- Age-sex structure -- Family structure -- Concluding remarks -- 3 Structural adjustment in eastern and southern Africa: the tragedy of development -- False dawn: a brief history of the first two decades -- Triumph of market-Leninism over Marxist-Leninism -- Stabilisation or adjustment? -- A taxonomy of countries in the region -- Conclusion -- 4 The persistence of poverty -- Poverty in context -- Poverty measurement -- Poverty trends -- Food and hunger -- Healthcare -- Education -- The debt issue -- Conclusions -- 5 Natural resources: use, access, tenure and management -- 'Wild' plant and animal resources: biophysical determinants of availability -- Common uses of 'natural resources' and relevance for livelihoods -- Tenure and access rights -- Indigenous knowledge, resources and trade-related intellectual property rights (TRIPs) -- Conservation of natural resources: from criminals to community -- Some thoughts for the future ... -- 6 Agricultural production in eastern and southern Africa: issues and challenges -- The current status of agricultural production -- Macro-environmental operating conditions for agriculture -- Population growth -- The political economy environment -- Micro-environmental operating conditions for agriculture
  • Future prospects -- 7 Water resources and development challenges in eastern and southern Africa -- Physical setting -- Estimation of renewable water resources -- Use of water resources -- Supply and demand - the water stress index -- Quality of water resources -- Hydropolitics of transboundary watercourses -- Alleviating water scarcity - interbasin water transfers and 'virtual water' -- Concluding discussion - future challenges -- 8 Desertification in eastern and southern Africa -- Introduction -- Developments in the understanding of desertification -- Desertification today -- Contemporary implications of desertification for development in eastern and southern Africa -- Causes of desertification -- Conclusion -- 9 Geographies of governance and regional politics -- Introduction: geographical analysis and African politics -- Key themes and issues in national, regional and international (geo)politics -- States and regional (dis)integration: imagining 'development' communities -- Democratisation and conflict resolution in global political and economic context -- Conclusions: Co-operation, corruption and complexity in African politics -- 10 International and regional trade in eastern and southern Africa -- Peripherality in the world economy -- The European connection -- (Regional) economic partnership agreements -- Conclusion -- 11 Regional urbanisation and urban livelihoods in the context of globalisation -- Introduction -- Urban growth in eastern and southern Africa -- Urban livelihoods in eastern and southern Africa -- Urban services: the example of housing -- Conclusion -- 12 Conclusion -- Index
Control code
EBC4391259
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (355 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317904908
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4391259
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL4391259
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr11152764
  • (CaONFJC)MIL895173
  • (OCoLC)939262460

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