Cover of: Africa | David M. Haugen

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. How is Africa faring in the twenty-first century?: Africa's fortunes are improving / Charles Kenny
Africa's fortunes are declining / Bruce Gilley
Africa needs to expand free trade / Marian L. Tupy
Free trade is devastating African economies / Gregory Elich
African nations have the clout and wisdom to make free trade work to their benefit / Ssegawa-Ssekintu Kiwanuka
Health care in Africa has not improved / Thompson Ayodele
Africa is making strides in sustainable entrepreneurship / Helene Gallis
Chapter 2. Does Africa need foreign aid?: Foreign aid benefits Africa / Jeffrey Sachs
Foreign aid does not benefit Africa / Mathew K. Jallow
Africa needs trade, not just foreign aid / Richard Ilorah
Africa needs good governance, not just foreign aid / Franklin Cudjoe
Africa will progress without patronizing interference from the West / Andrew M. Mwenda
Chapter 3. What is the state of the AIDS epidemic in Africa?: AIDS is a serious threat in Africa /
The threat of AIDS in Africa has been overestimated / Janine Roberts
Social and economic factors contribute to the spread of AIDS in Africa / Ben Wodi
Political ignorance contributes to the spread of AIDS in Africa / Marco Evers
AIDS is devastating Africa's children / Graccedila Machel
There is hope for children with AIDS in Africa / Mark W. Kline
Chapter 4. What US policies will best serve Africa?: The United States should promote democracy in Africa / Russ Feingold
The United States should stop promoting democracy in Africa / Roger Kaplan
AFRICOM will help ensure the security of the African continent / Robert Moeller
AFRICOM will likely serve only US interests in Africa / Ed Blanche.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Opposing viewpoints, Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)


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HC800 .A55323 2012

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p. cm.

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9780737757033, 9780737757040
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