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Development, underdevelopment, and the state in Ghana

Naomi Chazan

Development, underdevelopment, and the state in Ghana

by Naomi Chazan

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Published by African Studies Center, Boston University in Boston, Mass. (125 Bay State Rd., Boston 02215) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana
    • Subjects:
    • Ghana -- Economic conditions -- 1957-1979.,
    • Ghana -- Economic conditions -- 1979-,
    • Ghana -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Naomi H. Chazan.
      SeriesWorking papers / African Studies Center, Boston University ;, no. 58, Working papers (Boston University. African Studies Center) ;, no. 58.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC1060 .C43 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination41 leaves ;
      Number of Pages41
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3248131M
      LC Control Number83164721

      Enmeshed in this confused state, African states became victim of externally packaged S tructural Adjustment Programme (SAP) and other development agendas t hat . Similarly, some Africans are satisfied with the sorry economic and political state of Africa because a change in the status-quo would adversely affect their class interests. For example, there is an entrenched class interest in Ghana against any attempts to transform our educational system to make it relevant to our culture and development needs.

      We (Africans) do not understand the business. * The Chinese who are coming to do business in Africa get rich in 5–10 years. * The only industrialized nation we have in Africa is South Africa. Would South Africa be as developed as they are today w. The economy af Ghana changed rapidly daring the lim half af the 20th century. At the end of lhe colonial era in , Ghana wal said to have the highest ltandards of Jiying in lub-Saharian Africa and to be in possession of great potcntials for funher development. More than 60 percent of the income from ezpom originate from produc­.

      Economic development is a wider concept and has qualitative dimensions. Economic development implies economic growth plus progressive changes in certain important variables which determine well-being of the people,e.g: health, education. The University of Iowa's Center for International Finance and Development states that. Data To Update Book The Industry; General Standards; Ghana Book Publishers List; Read Books and Preserve Knowledge; Ghana Book Development Agency Bill, ; Standards for eBooks; List of Book Editors; List of Book Sellers; List of Printers in Accra and Kumasi; EVENTS. Ghana Book Standards Workshop III For Practitioners; Ghana Book Standards.


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