The Development of Africa

Issues, Diagnoses and Prognoses

  • Olayinka Akanle
  • Jìmí Olálékan Adésìnà

Part of the Social Indicators Research Series book series (SINS, volume 71)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Olayinka Akanle, Jìmí Olálékan Adésìnà
    Pages 1-8
  3. Abel Akintoye Akintunde, Ayokunle Olumuyiwa Omobowale
    Pages 9-28
  4. Natéwindé Sawadogo, Evéline M. F. W. Sawadogo Compaoré
    Pages 53-68
  5. Kolawole Emmanuel Omomowo
    Pages 69-94
  6. Chizoba Vivian Nwuzor
    Pages 95-114
  7. Damilola Adegoke
    Pages 173-188
  8. Benjamin Anaemene
    Pages 207-226
  9. Richard A. Aborisade, Nurudeen B. Aliyyu
    Pages 227-254
  10. Joseph M. Karanja, Zakaria Abdul-Razak
    Pages 255-267
  11. Olabisi Sherifat Yusuff
    Pages 269-288
  12. Olanrewaju Emmanuel Ajiboye
    Pages 307-322
  13. Peter Elias
    Pages 357-374
  14. Simeon K. Koffi
    Pages 389-412

About this book


This volume analyses many of the real development challenges confronting the African continent, presenting fresh and current objective examinations, narratives, interpretations and pathways to the continent’s development. It interrogates and answers established, critical, current and pragmatic problems confronting Africa today, and provides workable pathways out of the development problems, so that scholarship, policy and practice will be positively impacted. This volume adds great depth and extended breadth to the knowledge base on development of Africa. It provides excellent resources for academics, scholars, student, policy makers and all those interested in issues affecting Africa’s development.


Poverty in Africa Education in Africa Industrialization and the Economy in Africa Violence and Terrorism in Africa Health and Diseases in Africa Climate Change in Africa Corruption in Africa Globalization and the Development of Africa Information Technology in Africa Africa and International Migration Social Policy Domains in Africa Childhood and Social Inclusion in Africa Gender in Africa Politics and Governance in Africa Africa and International Organizations The Media in Africa Aids and The Development of Africa

Editors and affiliations

  • Olayinka Akanle
    • 1
  • Jìmí Olálékan Adésìnà
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SociologyUniversity of IbadanIbadanNigeria
  2. 2.SARChI Chair in Social PolicyUniversity of South Africa (UNISA)TshwaneSouth Africa

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-66241-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-66242-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1387-6570
  • Series Online ISSN 2215-0099
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