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Underdevelopment in Kenya

the political economy of neo-colonialism, 1964-1971

by Colin Leys

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya
    • Subjects:
    • Kenya -- Economic conditions,
    • Kenya -- Politics and government,
    • Kenya -- Social conditions -- 1963-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementColin Leys.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC517.K4 L49
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 284 p. :
      Number of Pages284
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5068296M
      ISBN 100520027310, 0520027701
      LC Control Number74076387

        The Development of Underdevelopment by Andrew Gunder Frank - A book Summary In his writing regarding underdevelopment of development, Andrew Gunder Frank has tried to illustrate the history of the development, underdevelopment, and the evolution of dependency to a world system y he has come up with some alternatives and has Missing: Kenya. underdevelopment in Africa. Section 1 of this paper is the introduction. Section 2 and 3 are the literature review and the attempt by African countries to escape underdevelopment respectively. Section 4 is how corruption underdeveloped Africa, While section 5 is the conclusion. REVIEW OF LITERATURECited by: 3.

        As historians, living in the contemporary world, we ask and are asked about the causes of underdevelopment. And, as most of the former colonies belong today to the underdeveloped countries of the Third World, we are confronted with the question as to what importance the colonial era plays in the history of these countries. Get this from a library! Underdevelopment in Kenya: the political economy of neo-colonialism, [Colin Leys].

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Sub-Saharan Africa is blessed with 3 diverse natural resource ranging from Fuels (coal, oil and natural gas). Kenya is the largest food and agricultural products importer in east Africa.

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The affected country portrays the following characteristics: 1. This book interrogates the tenacity of underdevelopment amid calls for Africa to rise from its slumber and reclaim its position in global affairs as the mother continent of humankind.

It contributes to the ongoing debates on why Africa remains trapped in the clutch of underdevelopment many decades after the purported end of colonialism. A critical analysis of underdevelopment in Africa. By Stephen Ekokobe Awung. Abstract. This paper explores the factors responsible for the underdevelopment of most African states with an attempt to provide some possible recommendations to overcoming the socio-economic and political problems faced by the continent in a growing inter connected (globalised) world.

The book is set to the backdrop of the Mau Mau rebellion, in a small village, four days before Kenya’s independence from Britain. Ngugi wa Thiong’o employs flashback to transport the reader to the Emergency Period (), during which colonialists detained and tortured civilians.

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