Twenty-three contributions, from established analysts such as Samir Amin, Peter P. Ekeh, Mahmood Mamdani and Goran Hyden on: the state of development theory, the effect of population on development, rural development, industrialization and the IMF, democracy and ethnicity, women in politics and in agriculture, and Africa in search of a new mode of politics.
North America: St Martin's Press
Introduction - PART I: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES - Perspectives, Controversies & Dilemmas in the Study of African Development by U. Himmelstrand - The Development Debates & the Crisis of Development Theories by S.E. Chambua - Discourse on Development among African Philosophers by C .S.L. Chachage - PART II: POPULATION - Demographic Transition in the Context of Africa's Development by U.C. Isiugo- Abanihe - The Persistence of High Fertility in Africa & ; Prospects for Fertility Decline by E.K. Mburugu - PART I II: THE ECONOMY - Development Theory & Changing Trends in Sub-Saharan African Economies 196-89 by B.S. Mongula - Of Large Scale and Small Farms: A Comparative Paradigmatic Iquiry into the Agricultural Policies of Zimbabwe, Malawi & Tanzania by E.N. Maganya - Smallholder Credit for Rural Development in Kenya: Origins & Future Perspectives by P.O. Alila - Entrepreneurship, Industrialization & amp; the National Bourgeoisie in Africa by G.K. Ikiara - A Critical Analysis of the IMF Programme in Uganda by M. Mamdani - PART IV: SOCIAL DIFFERENTIATION: ETHNICITY, GENDER & CLASS - Ethnicity in Africa or African Ethnicity: The Search for a Contextual Understanding by E.E. Osaghae - Is Multi-Party Democracy Possible in Multi-Ethnic African States? by M. Sithole - Restructuring Gender & Agricu lture in Tanzania by M. Mbilinyi - Unions, Workers & t he Development Process: Controversy, DIlemmas & New Op enings by J.O. Adesina - Women in Politics & Public Decision-Making by M. Nzomo - PART V: STATE & SOCIETY - The State in Tanzania: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow by J. Hartmann - The Public Realm & Public Finance in Africa by P.P. Ekeh - Africa in Search of a New Mode of Politics by E. Wamba-dia-Wambia - PART VI: SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS & SOCIAL ORGANIZATION: PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, EDUCATIoN & MASS COMMUNICATIONS - Development Theory & Public Administration in Africa: Controversies, DIlemmas & ; Openings by A.K. Gitonga - African Education: Dilemmas, Challenges & Opportunities by K. Kinyanjui - The Niger ian Newspaper Press, the Reproduction of COnsciousness, & the Development Process: An Analysis of Perspectives by A. Agbaje - PART VII: CONCLUSION - Challenging Ideological & Theoretical Perspectives on Development by G. Hyd n - The Issue of Democracy in the Contemporary Third World - S. Amin