- Introduction / Toyin Falola and Jamaine Abidogun -- Section I: The political in the economy -- "Somalia's terrorist Shabaab": the global political economy of impoverishment and disempowerment / Amentahru Wahlrab -- "To serve the nation": Jeshi la Kujenga Taifa and the development of Tanzania / Charles Thomas -- Analysis of election finances in Nigeria (1999-2011) / Eyum Ode and Babatunde Ojedokun -- State and political participation: a gender analysis of Nigeria's 2011 general elections / Lai Olurode -- Historical epochs of local government administration in Nigeria: women and the poor / Fatai A. Olasupo and Ikeoluwapo O. Fayomi -- Section II: Risk analysis and security measures -- Poverty, underdevelopment, and small and light weight weapons (SALWS) proliferation in Nigeria: implications for national security / Hauwa'u Yusuf, Cosmos Eze, and Adedayo A. Yusufu -- Modern day slavery: poverty and women trafficking in Nigeria in the age of neo-liberal orthodoxy / Ronke I. Ako-Nai and Iwebunor Okwechime -- Political corruption and development in Africa: the case of South Africa / Kudzai Goto and Olusola Ogunnubi -- Combating corruption in Nigeria: a securitization approach / Olabanji Akinola -- Section III: Views on resource capital and development -- Escaping the resource curse: ethnic inclusion in resource-rich states in West Africa / Manuel Vogt -- Poverty in an oil rich country: the Nigerian situation / Zuhumman G. Dapel -- Safeguarding the rights of oil producing communities in Nigeria: a call for review / Kevwe M. Omoragbon -- Politics of foreign financing and development in Zambia: Zambia's negotiating capacity amidst the east-west rivalry / Ben Weiss -- Age of owner and performance in rural non-farm enterprises in Nigeria: implications for rural employment and poverty / Fayomi A. Olugbenga -- Section IV: Wealth of the nations: African voices in reflection -- Poverty as empowerment: Don Mattera's Sophiatown: coming of age in South Africa / Michael Sharp -- Radicalized oathing in the Mau Mau and Mungiki movements in Kenya, 1952-present / Mickie M. Koster -- Gendered poverty in Africa: implications for career emancipation of women / Bridget I. Awosika -- Colonial socio-economic developments and poverty in the Niger Delta / Frank O. Amugo and C. Izeoma Chinda -- Post-colonial West African railroads: state management, infrastructural decay, and privatization / Tokunbo Ayoola.
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1611638798 (alk. paper)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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