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4.0 out of 5 stars Pragmatic Approach to the Problem of Poverty
As a kid growing up in Nigeria, I thought that it was 'normal' that Latin Americans, Asians and Africans were classified as The Third World. Now as an adult, it seems that the only pictures of starving children I see on TV are those from my native continent. Despite the aid and attention that Africa has received in the last 20 years, most African countries are still stuck...
Published on 13 Dec 2007 by A. O. P. Akemu

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2.0 out of 5 stars A Neo-liberal Apologia.
This is another effort by the neo-liberal economic establishment to distance itself from the consequences of its policies in Sub-Saharan Africa. This book is mainly about Sub-Saharan Africa.

The former head of research at the World Bank is perplexed by the failure of Sub-Saharan countries to develop. Maybe, this failure is due to the policies forced on African...
Published on 2 Aug 2009 by Dr. M. S. Nkolokosa


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4.0 out of 5 stars Good book for those interested in Development., 5 Mar 2011
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This review is from: The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It (Paperback)
This is a very good insight for developmental studies students and not only. It talks about the main problems of development in the countries known as the "Bottom Billion". A book recommended by both professors and students.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent!, 24 Mar 2010
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5.0 out of 5 stars Concern, 29 Jan 2009
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Actually I am taking this opportunity to voice concern over the reports over the Xmas period of staff working conditions. I have it in mind to find the time to read your response to the Sunday Times articles to ascertain whether or not I want to continue giving you business. If you have a link I could look at I would appreciate it.

Alan
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