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|Statement||Edward Miguel ; foreword by William Easterly.|
|Series||Boston review book|
|LC Classifications||HC800 .M52 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008051249|
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In the foreword to the book Bill Easterly correctly notes that "In the West, Africa's image seems forever torn between two false extremes: Politically Correct Positive and Stereotypically Negative" (p. ix). A recent example of what Easterly is talking about is well represented in Debra Miller's book - Current Controversies: Aid to Africa ().Cited by: While the book focuses on Africa’s recent political and economic gains, the authors do not gloss over the violence, corruption and global economic factors that could still derail Africa’s economic renewal, but they avoid “politically correct positive and stereotypically negative” prognostications, making this a refreshing take on the fortunes of Africa in the current century and a fascinating compendium of some of the leading theorists of African.
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