Re-Inventing Africa's Development

Linking Africa to the Korean Development Model

by Jong-DaeĀ Park

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Book Description

This book analyses the development problems of sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) from the eyes of a Korean diplomat with knowledge of the economic growth Korea has experienced in recent decades. The author argues that Africa's development challenges are not due to a lack of resources but a lack of management, presenting an alternative to the traditional view that Africa's problems are caused by a lack of leadership. In exploring an approach based on mind-set and nation-building, rather than unity - which tends to promote individual or party interests rather than the broader country or national interests - the author suggests new solutions for SSA's economic growth, inspired by Korea's successful economic growth model much of which is focused on industrialisation.

This book will be of interest to researchers, policymakers, NGOs and governmental bodies in economics, development and politics studying Africa's economic development, and Korea's economic growth model.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Re-Inventing Africa's Development ebook for free in PDF format (4.2 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Economics and Finance
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Published
2019
Pages
456
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783030039455
ISBN10
3030039455
ISBN13 Digital
9783030039462
ISBN10 Digital
3030039463
PDF Size
4.2 MB
License
CC BY

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