Taking Sides: Clashing Views on African Issues

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McGraw-Hill Higher Education, Mar 12, 2008 - Business & Economics - 416 pages
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This volume presents current controversies that surround controversial issues that in occur African societies in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Its intent is to act as a platform for discussions in courses offered in a variety of departments dealing with contemporary African issues, including anthropology, African studies, development studies, economics, geography, history, international studies, political science, and sociology. These topics are framed with a general summary and introduction, and a postscript or challenge questions. This work features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and an online instructor's resource guide with testing material available.

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Contents

History
1
Have the Contributions of Africans Been Recognized
24
Is European Subjugation of Africans Ultimately Explained
41

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About the author (2008)

William G. Moseley is an associate professor of geography at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He is the author of two editions of "Taking Sides: Clashing Views on African Issues"; and coeditor of "The Introductory Reader in Human Geography: Contemporary Debates and Classic Writings "and "African Environment and Development: Rhetoric, Programs, Realities.
"Leslie C. Gray is an associate professor of environ mental studies at Santa Clara University. She has published articles on environment and development in journals such as" World Development, Africa, African Studies Review, Development and Change, Geoforum, "and "Geographical Journal.