Options of socio-economic system for African societies

by Emanuel A. Okwuosa

Publisher: Ahmadu Bello University Press in Zaria, Nigeria

Written in English
Published: Pages: 230 Downloads: 723
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  • Economics.,
  • Africa -- Social conditions.,
  • Africa -- Economic conditions.,
  • Africa -- Economic policy.,
  • Africa -- Civilization.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-230).

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such attitude, in a male dominated society is that activities that influence maternal outcomes are taken for granted, ultimately resulting in maternal crises typical of the situation in Africa. Gray () argued that men are always in control of the myth system, even in matrilineal societies. Mill () observed that the principle, which. United Nations This book presents the key debates that took place during the high-level segment of the Economic and Social Council, at which ECOSOC organized its first biennial Development. The 20th century was a time of enormous changes in American life. The beginning of the 21st century seems a suitable time to look back over the past years and see how the United States has developed, for better and worse, during that period of its history. Book title: Covid — A U.S. Physician’s Take On Exaggerated Fear of Coronavirus By Emmanuel Koro I came across the Covid book when a friend sent it to me as an example of how politics.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Okwuosa, Emanuel A., Options of socio-economic system for African societies. Zaria, Nigeria: Ahmadu Bello University Press, © Economic system, any of the ways in which humankind has arranged for its material provisioning.

Options of socio-economic system for African societies book basic types of economic system have arisen: that based on the principle of tradition, that based on central planning and command, and that based on the market.

Socio-economic development of any region or area depends upon various factors or components, which belong to different parameters and it is very difficult task to discuss each and every component of socio-economic development in detail.

However, here, few major components of socio-economic development are worked out. Press Freedom and Socio-Economic Issues in the Nigerian and Ugandan Democratic Landscape: /ch Press freedom is a global concept that encourages the freedom of the press from external influences or interferences.

In Africa, press freedom is enshrined inAuthor: Okorie Nelson. 2 Social and economic empowerment of individuals: The role of the family A large and established body of research evidence has shown the significance of the family as a major.

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affect our society. Inequities in health distribution, resource distribution, and quality of life are increasing in the United States and globally.

Society benefits from an increased focus on the foundations of socioeconomic inequities and efforts to reduce the deep gaps in socioeconomic status in the United States and abroad.

The family is a universal group throughout Africa, with many different forms and functions. Everywhere the basic family unit is the elementary or nuclear family, a small domestic group made up of a husband, his wife, and their children; frequently, attached kin are included as well.

African governments’ policies should be designed systematically so as to balance between its current low economic status, its political teething problems and the.

Mule, H. ()”Challenges to African Govern ance and Civil Society”, Africa Notes (May) pp Obadina, T. () “Globalization, hum an rights and development” Africa. The socio-economic development challenges in South Africa can be overwhelming.

The good news is that corporates can work with government to face up to the challenges. Many companies are running effective Socio-Economic Development (SED) programmes in South Africa. In the context of African development for instance we put aside the issue of the impact of the Atlantic and other slave trades on the development of Africa (Lovejoy,Nunn, 1.

far below the average of their societies. In Australia, for example, life expectancy of aboriginal people is 17 years less than. Socioeconomics (also known as social economics) is the social science that studies how economic activity affects and is shaped by social processes.

In general it analyzes how modern societies progress, stagnate, or regress because of their local or regional economy, or the global ies are divided into 3 groups: social, cultural and economic. It also refers to the ways that social.

Investigating the postapartheid transition in South Africa from a multidisciplinary perspective involving constitutional law, criminal law, history and political science, this book explores the overlapping of the postapartheid constitution-making process and the Amnesty Process for political violence under apartheid and shows that both.

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The history of Africa begins with the emergence of hominids, archaic humans and—at leastyears ago—anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens), in East Africa, and continues unbroken into the present as a patchwork of diverse and politically developing nation states. The earliest known recorded history arose in Ancient Egypt, and later in Nubia, the Sahel, the Maghreb and the Horn of.

Development theory, cluster of research and theories on economic and political development. The emergence of development theory. The use of the term development to refer to national economic growth emerged in the United States beginning in the s and in association with a key American foreign policy concern: how to shape the future of the newly independent states in ways that would ensure.

programme entitled ‚Targeted Socio-Economic Research™ (TSER) and in the Fifth Framework Programme there were numerous calls for proposals to carry out socio-economic research related to Information Society Technologies (in the IST Programme) and to other issues of relevance to EU policy.

At national level, there are. increasing socio-economic and political interconnectedness that arises from, globalization, on development of countries that are still trying to define their place within the international political system. My main idea is to examine how Central Asian countries that are still in a transitional process respond and adapt to the rapidly spreading.

concludes by putting forth viable options as a panacea for Africa to come out of its cultural logjam. Keywords: Colonialism, Culture, Development, Governance, Liberal Democracy, Missionary, Neoliberalism, Political System, Western Civilisation INTRODUCTION For a start, I argue that colonialism, slave trade and missionaries are the bastion of.

system, i.e. development will be “sustainable” on environmental, social, financial and other grounds. • Territorial development: development of a specific region (space) achievable by exploiting the specific socio-economic, environmental and institutional potential of the area, and its relationships with external subjects.

Economic. From the book: Book 3: Migration, Land and Minerals in the Making of South Africa commissioned by The Department of Education This chapter will examine the various causes of the mineral revolution and how it impacted on societies in southern Africa.

The influences include the following. This has allowed for new and innovative methods for aiding in development initiatives. Impacts of the Media on African Socio-Economic Development is an essential research publication for the latest scholarly information on societal and economical dimensions of development and the application of media to advance progress.

This book sets out to assess one part of the puzzle and asks what has been the role and impact of socio-economic strategies used by civil society actors. Focusing on a range of socio-economic rights and national trends in law and political economy, the book's authors show how socio-economic rights have influenced the development of civil.

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The socio-economic challenges are huge and the list is long. It includes long-term economic stagnation, unemployment, inflation, food insecurity, poverty, HIV/AIDs prevalence, limited provision of basic services, power outages, droughts, lack of clean water, etc. Two main social structures competed in ancient Israel.

The people were united under the monarchy, which organized the state for administrative and taxation purposes. At the same time, the Israelites held fast to their tribal associations. Such tribal loyalties often came into conflict with the. South Africa’s five year average economic growth rate declined from % over the period to % over the period.

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This has in turn, substantially reduced Africa’s international negotiating power and its ability to maneuver in the international system. In sum then, the cold war and its demise has worked against democracy and economic development in Africa.Women andDevelopment in Africa: From Marginalization to Gender Inequality (in the nineteenth century) when Victorian England and other European societies had rather restricted views of women's roles (Charlton, ).

Therefore, colonial masters in Africa were often less equitable in their treatment of women than were traditional societies.