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international politics of Africa"s strategic minerals

by Oye Ogunbadejo

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Mineral industries -- Political aspects -- Africa.,
    • Strategic materials -- Political aspects -- Africa.,
    • Africa -- Foreign relations -- 1960-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementOye Ogunbadejo.
      SeriesContributions in Afro-American and African studies,, no. 88
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9506.A382 O38 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 213 p. ;
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3020795M
      ISBN 100313248036
      LC Control Number85000951

      To relate the governments and politics of individual sub-Saharan states to Africa-wide developments, to international pressures, and the global political economy. To pay particular attention to rural and urban political formations, and their expressions in literature, culture, religion, crime and technology. Strategic minerals A conceptual analysis David G. Haglund 'Strategic minerals' is an ambiguous term. The objective of this article is to explore the major and competing usages of this essentially contested concept, with particular attention being paid to the relevant usages Cited by: 8.

        It is an open secret that post-colonial Africa is still meandering its’ ways between an abyss of decay and an ocean of dependence. In West African country of Ghana for example, frantic efforts by the first president Kwame Nkrumah, to deconstruct the country’s institutions and economy from its colonial and western structures saw the finances and the prospects of that nation condemned to.   Saul David is a historian and broadcaster. He specializes in wars of empire and is the author of The Indian Mutiny (shortlisted for the Westminster medal for military literature). His latest book Author: Guardian Staff.

      Political instability in Africa Where the problem lies and alternative perspectives The International Day of Peace which was established by a U.N. resolution in , and is politics of exclusion and deprivation to tilt the balance of power continues to dominate the public sphere. Moreover, theseFile Size: KB. iv MINERALS AND AFRICA’S DEVELOPMENT!e International Study Group Report on Africa’s Mineral Regimes Prices and pro!ts 34 Leading global policy initiatives 36!e China story 36 Old hands:!e United States, EU and Japan 38 India 40 Latin America


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