Power and Need in Africa
Basic Human Needs and Development Policies
Publisher: Africa World Press
Year Published: 1989
Pages: 256pp ISBN: 0-86543-102-8
Resource Type: Book
Cx Number: CX19015
Ben Wisner makes a case for giving the poor of Africa the means to develop their own future. He shows how a new African renaissance could spring from a radical basic-needs approach. A renaissance which has as its constituent elements environmental sustainability, women's emancipation and social justice, will stand as a refutation of the new, conservative pragmatism popular among development experts.