West Africa"s Political Economy in the Next Millenium Retrospect and Prospect (Bellagio Studies in Publishing, 9, 9) by Adebayo Olukoshi

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A concise study examining the various trends and structural factors in the contemnporary political economy of West Africa, assessing how they will affect the needs and capabilities of the sub-region's countries to achieve a more rapid system of democratic government and respond to the demands of globalisation.

West Africa’s Political Economy in the Next Millennium: Retrospect and Prospect Adebayo Olukoshi Monograph Series 2/ The CODESRIA Monograph Series is published to stimulate debate, comments, and further research on the subjects covered.

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