The Resource Africa must be modern : a manifesto, Olufemi Taiwo, (electronic resource/)

Africa must be modern : a manifesto, Olufemi Taiwo, (electronic resource/)

Label
Africa must be modern : a manifesto
Title
Africa must be modern
Title remainder
a manifesto
Statement of responsibility
Olufemi Taiwo
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a forthright and uncompromising manner, Olufemi Taiwo explores Africas hostility toward modernity and how that hostility has impeded economic development and social and political transformation. What has to change for Africa to be able to respond to the challenges of modernity and globalization? Taiwo insists that Africa can renew itself only by fully engaging with democracy and capitalism and by mining its untapped intellectual resources. While many may not agree with Taiwos positions, they will be unable to ignore what he says. This is a bold exhortation for Africa to come into the 2
Cataloging source
P@U
Dewey number
960.33
Index
index present
LC call number
DT14
LC item number
.T343 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Africa must be modern : a manifesto, Olufemi Taiwo, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=810082
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Originally published: Ibadan, Nigeria : Bookcraft, 2011
Antecedent source
not applicable
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Why Africa must get on board the modernity express
  • The sticky problem of individualism
  • The knowledge society and its rewards
  • Count, measure, and count again
  • Process, not outcome : why trusting your leader, godfather, ethnic group, or chief may not best secure your advantage
  • Against the philosophy of limits : installing a culture of hope
Control code
ocn879352405
Edition
U.S. edition.
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt16gk27j
Label
Africa must be modern : a manifesto, Olufemi Taiwo, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=810082
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Originally published: Ibadan, Nigeria : Bookcraft, 2011
Antecedent source
not applicable
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Why Africa must get on board the modernity express
  • The sticky problem of individualism
  • The knowledge society and its rewards
  • Count, measure, and count again
  • Process, not outcome : why trusting your leader, godfather, ethnic group, or chief may not best secure your advantage
  • Against the philosophy of limits : installing a culture of hope
Control code
ocn879352405
Edition
U.S. edition.
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt16gk27j

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