Includes bibliographical references.
|Series||Introduction to African culture ;, 8|
|LC Classifications||CS14 .T73 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||136 p. :|
|Number of Pages||136|
|LC Control Number||90213716|
While this book does not attempt to answer this question per se, it addresses a largely ignored, but important issue, which might provide some insights into the matter. This issue is the link between culture/tradition and socio-economic development in by: Africa Today publishes peer-reviewed, scholarly articles and book reviews in a broad range of academic disciplines on topics related to contemporary Africa. We seek to be a venue for interdisciplinary approaches, diverse perspectives, and original research in the humanities and social sciences. Komla has written more than academic journal articles and research reports on a wide range of development related topics. He is author of Re-thinking Development in Africa: An Oral History Approach from Botoku, Rural Ghana (Langaa, ). Watch Komla talk about his book Re-thinking Development in Africa here. What the book attempts to do -- show the way that "tradition" and "honor" allow a system of rape culture and toxic masculinity to flourish -- it fails. There's nothing really showcasing "tradition" and "honor" until the last section of the book, the Winter Ball, which literally makes no sense in the context of the grander story/5.
Tradition, Culture and Development in Africa. between Israel and Africa, this book sheds light on the processes of nationalism, development and modernization, exploring Africa's role as an Author: Ambe J. Njoh. "This compulsively readable and accessible book is a masterpiece of clear thinking, comprehensiveness, balance, insight, and humor. It will meet the needs of all those who want to know more about Africa's mixture of disappointment and promise."-William Easterly, New York University and the Center for Global Development. This text is not about the causes of Africa's underdevelopment per se. Rather, it is about how African customary and traditional practices, and the efforts to obliterate these practices by agents of Western civilization affect, or can potentially affect, socio-economic development in Africa.5/5(1). Philosophy and National Development in Nigeria: Towards a Tradition of Nigerian Philosophy (Global Africa Book 9) - Kindle edition by Afolayan, Adeshina. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Philosophy and National Development in Nigeria: Towards a Author: Adeshina Afolayan.
CULTURE, TRADITION, CUSTOM, LAW AND GENDER EQUALITY MJ Maluleke* Culture is like an umbrella under which some people like to hide from rain, and also to shade themselves from the sun. But sometimes you need to fold it.** 1 Introduction Traditional cultural practices reflect the values and beliefs held by members of a. development. In a recent book with the ironic title of Africa Works (), Patrick Chabal and Jean-Pascal Deloz refer to several critical essays written by Africans themselves (ff.) in which "there is for the first time an attempt to understand the internal [as opposed to commonly cited exter-nal] grounds for the present state of. The Mali Empire (Malinke Empire), at its height in the middle of the 14th century, extended from central Africa (today's Chad and Niger) to West Africa (today's Mali and Senegal).The empire was founded by Sundiata Keita, whose exploits remain celebrated in Mali the Epic of Sundiata, Naré Maghann Konaté offered his son Sundiata Keita a griot, Balla Fasséké, to . While this book does not attempt to answer this question per se, it addresses a largely ignored, but important issue, which might provide some insights into the matter. This issue is the link between culture/tradition and socio-economic development in Africa. By weaving a common thread through these concepts, this book breaks new ground in the.