Loading, please wait...
:

product description page

Industrial Development in Africa : Mapping Industrialization Pathways for a Leaping Leopard

Industrial Development in Africa : Mapping Industrialization Pathways for a Leaping Leopard - image 1 of 1

About this item

Industrial Development in Africa critically synthesizes and reframes the debates on African industrial development in a capability-opportunity framework. It recasts the challenge in a broader comparative context of successive waves of catchup industrialization experiences in the European periphery, Latin America, and East Asia. Berhanu Abegaz explores the case for resource-based and factor-based industrialization in North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa by drawing on insights from the history of industrialization, development economics, political economy, and institutional economics.

Unpacking complex and diverse experiences, the chapters look at Africa at several levels: continent-wide, sub-regions on both sides of the Sahara, and present analytical case studies of 12 representative countries: Egypt, Tunisia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mauritius, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, and Cote d’Ivoire.

Industrial Development in Africa will be of interest to undergraduate and graduate students studying African development, African economics, and late-stage industrialization. The book will also be of interest to policymakers.

Number of Pages: 305
Genre: Business + Money Management
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Berhanu Abegaz
Language: English
Street Date: March 5, 2018
TCIN: 53235202
UPC: 9781138059702
Item Number (DPCI): 248-57-9951
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
$131.57
MSRPwas $150.00
Loading, please wait...

Guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.