Rethinking Development Challenges for Public Policy: Insights from Contemporary Africa by K. HansonRethinking Development Challenges for Public Policy: Insights from Contemporary Africa by K. Hanson

Rethinking Development Challenges for Public Policy: Insights from Contemporary Africa

EditorK. Hanson, G. Kararach, T. Shaw

Hardcover | April 5, 2012

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Covers topical issues for Africa's development, economics and politics of climate change, water management, public service delivery, and delivering aid. The authors argue that these issues should be included in the post-MDG paradigm and add an important voice to recent moves by academics and practitioners to engage with each other.

KOBENA T. HANSON is Head of Knowledge and Learning Department ofthe African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) in Harare, Zimbabwe.GEORGE KARARACH is Knowledge Management Expert in the Knowledge and Learning Department of the ACBF in Harare, Zimbabwe. TIMOTHY M. SHAW is Visiting Professor, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA and ...
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Title:Rethinking Development Challenges for Public Policy: Insights from Contemporary AfricaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:April 5, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230393284

ISBN - 13:9780230393288

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
List of Tables, Boxes and Figures
Notes on Contributors
Introduction: Africa's Second Half-century: Enhancing Capacity for Sustainable Human Development and Human Security; G.Kararach, K.T.Hanson &T.M.Shaw
Leadership Malaise and the Crisis of Governance in Africa; W.J.Tettey
Africa's Leadership malaise and the Crisis of Governance; S.Makinda
Improving the Effectiveness of the Public Sector in Africa through the Quality of Public Administration; J.R.A.Ayee
Enhancing Public Sector Effectiveness in Africa through the Quality of Public Administration; F.Owusu& F.K.Ohemeng
Towards Best-practice in Transboundary Water Governance in Africa: Exploring the Policy and Institutional Dimensions of Conflict and Cooperation over Water; C.Chikozho
Africa's Water Crisis - the Miracle and the Mirage: what Policy Mix, Strategies and Institutional Steps are Vital?; N.Oyama, J.Nair& J.Levitan
Rethinking Development in Africa through Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SMEs); P.Arthur
Climate - Resilient Development Financing for Africa - a Prospective Evaluation and Strategic Framework for Action; S.D.SY
Conclusion - Prospects for ACBF and African Human Development/Security; G.Kararach, K.T.Hanson& T.M.Shaw
Index