Over a quarter of the world's states are located in Africa where one can find a surprisingly large number of international organizations. Many of these organizations frequently change their names, membership, levels of activity, and sometimes even purpose. Providing readers with a tool to cut through the confusion, this work traces changes in the development and progression of these organizations. It also provides entries for the new organizations that have been chartered since 1995, including valuable updates to previously existing ones.
o An insightful introduction
o Up-to-date chronology
o A comprehensive acronym list in
English and French
o An extensive bibliography
o Reviews of events
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Series:||Historical Dictionaries of International Organizations , #21|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||722 KB|
About the Author
Mark W. DeLancey is Professor Emeritus with the department of Government and International Studies at the University of South Carolina. He has taught at the University of Nigeria, Somali National University, and the University of Yaounde. He is a member of the Board of the African Studies Association, Executive Director of the Association of African Studies Programs, and Associate Director of the International Studies Association.