Rethinking Development Challenges for Public Policy: Insights from Contemporary Africa

Rethinking Development Challenges for Public Policy: Insights from Contemporary Africa

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ISBN-13: 9781349352296
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Series: International Political Economy Series
Edition description: 1st ed. 2012
Pages: 297
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

PETER ARTHUR Associate Professor of Political Science and International Development Studies, Dalhousie University, Canada JOSEPH R.A. AYEE is Deputy Vice Chancellor and Head, College of Humanities, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa CLAUDIOUS CHIKOZHOIS Programme Coordinator for research dissemination and uptake at the International Water Management Institute in Accra, Ghana JASON LEVITAN has a Ph. D. in Environmental Science from Murdoch University, Western Australia SAMUEL M. MAKINDA Professor of Politics and International Studies, and of Security, Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies at Murdoch University, Perth, Australia JAYA NAIR Director, RAUM International pty Ltd and also an adjunct senior lecturer at Murdoch University, Western Australia FRANK L.K. OHEMENGIS Assistant Professor of Public Administration at the School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa, USA FRANCIS OWUSU Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Education, Department of Community and Regional Planning, Iowa State University, USA NORAISHA OYAMA Lecturer at Murdoch University, Western Australia SAMS DINE SY International Consultant providing foresight and prospective evaluation services WISDOM J. TETTEY Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies at the University of British Columbia, Canada.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations List of Tables, Boxes and Figures Notes on Contributors Introduction: Africa's Second Half-century: Enhancing Capacity for Sustainable Human Development and Human Security; G.Kararach , K.T.Hanson & T.M.Shaw Leadership Malaise and the Crisis of Governance in Africa; W.J.Tettey Africa's Leadership malaise and the Crisis of Governance; S.Makinda Improving the Effectiveness of the Public Sector in Africa through the Quality of Public Administration; J.R.A.Ayee Enhancing Public Sector Effectiveness in Africa through the Quality of Public Administration; F.Owusu & F.K.Ohemeng Towards Best-practice in Transboundary Water Governance in Africa: Exploring the Policy and Institutional Dimensions of Conflict and Cooperation over Water; C.Chikozho Africa's Water Crisis - the Miracle and the Mirage: what Policy Mix, Strategies and Institutional Steps are Vital?; N.Oyama , J.Nair & J.Levitan Rethinking Development in Africa through Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SMEs); P.Arthur Climate - Resilient Development Financing for Africa - a Prospective Evaluation and Strategic Framework for Action; S.D.SY Conclusion - Prospects for ACBF and African Human Development/Security; G.Kararach , K.T.Hanson & T.M.Shaw Index

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