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Contemporary Africa: Issues And Concerns

Price : $39.75
ISBN # : 9788182203716
Author : Islam Ali & Dr. Ashutosh Trivedi
pages: 309
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Global Vision Publishing House
Published : 2011

The book is an attempt to analyze and understand some of the important issues (i.e., social, political, economic, and cultural) in contemporary Africa. Africa, as the Continent of Future , has marked its importance in the international arena and in all international affairs. It is a beautiful continent with rich and diverse culture and having a good amount of natural and human resources. The interest and investment of the American, European and Asian companies, including India and China, makes the continent more important.

Globalization has impacted Africa in numerous ways. However, there are many issues that need to be addressed and problems, which need to be solved. The book deals with contemporary issues related to Africa like Women s Movements, Gender Equality, Human Rights, Somalia Crisis, India-COMESA Relations,. The Hydrocarbaon Geopolitics, Trade and Investment, African Traditional Religion, Political Democracy and Ethnicity in African Conflicts. It attempts to identify the root cause and also provides some solutions for the issues concerned.

Author Bio: Dr. Islam Ali is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Zakir Husain Post-Graduate Evening College, University of Delhi (India). He has done his M.Phil. (2001) and Ph.D. (2009) from the Department of African Studies, University of Delhi (India). He did his doctoral work on Women in African Politics: A Case Study of Nigeria . He has published several articles on African issues in reputed journals. His interests lie in the areas of African Politics, Gender, Political theory and Comparative Politics.

Dr. Ashutosh Trivedi has done his M.Phil. (2002) and Ph.D. (2009) from the Department of African Studies, University of Delhi (India). He did his doctoral work on Women Empowerment and Socio-Political Development in Ghana . He has also been involved in research with non-governmental organizations on education, environment, health and other issues. He started his teaching career from Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi and at present, he is teaching in the Department of Political Science, Satyawati College, University of Delhi (India).

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Monday 13 June, 2011.

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