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- DescriptionMr. Apraku gives the reader an outsider's analysis of the good and bad elements that make up the U.S. The author, a Ghanian who has spent the last 18 years studying and teaching in the U.S., brings his personal experiences as an emigre to this examination of American capitalism and democracy. He looks at the strengths and weaknesses inherent in the American democratic system. Many n-Westerners, including Africans, do t kw eugh about the western democracy of the American ecomic system they are being asked to adopt as a panacea to their ecomic, political, and social problems. This book should be especially appealing to scholars in international and ecomic development, developmental ecomics, political ecomics, and African studies.
- Author BiographyKOFI K. APRAKU, formerly Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, is orginally from Ghana. He is the author of African Emigres in the United States (Praeger, 1991).
- Author(s)Kofi K. Apraku
- Date of Publication06/02/1996
- SubjectPolitical Ideologies & Parties
- Place of PublicationWestport
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPraeger Publishers Inc
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight386 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine12 mm
- Format DetailsLaminated cover
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