All listings for this product
Best-selling in Non-Fiction Books
Save on Non-Fiction Books
- AU $61.30Trending at AU $73.48
- AU $82.00Trending at AU $99.31
- AU $36.78Trending at AU $38.13
- AU $50.16Trending at AU $55.65
- AU $33.33Trending at AU $36.24
- AU $25.08Trending at AU $33.89
- AU $19.84Trending at AU $29.50
About this product
- DescriptionBeginning with the Sahelian drought of the 1970s, through the complex succession of catastrophes in Ethiopia, and continuing tragedies of Somalia and the Southern Sudan, the plights of Africa's more than 30 million migratory pastoralists receive bursts of international television coverage and emergency aid, yet the underlying problems within their largely marginal lands remain unresolved. Virtually all past approaches and specific attempts at development among them have failed. A prominent problem has been inabilities of involved persons within diverse disciplines to communicate effectively with one ather and to cooperate. In addressing this continent-wide problem, the authors adopt a practical approach and provide sufficient detail to illustrate its likelihood to achieve positive results within the severe constraints of available resources and other current realities. They propose, for the first time, meaningful and realistic possibilities for bettering the lives of these numerous peoples in ways they themselves would desire.
- Author BiographyAGGREY AYUEN MAJOK is currently Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology and Chairman of the Department of Clinical Veterinary Studies at the University of Zimbabwe. He is a cattle-owning pastoralist from the Nile basin's Dinka tribe and was Director of Veterinary Services for the Southern Region of Sudan. CALVIN W. SCHWABE, an international authority on tropical and parasitic diseases, has been a global instigator of medical-veterinary cooperation. He helped establish, directed or served as scientific advisor to research and postgraduate programs in Africa, the Middle East, India and Latin America.
- Author(s)Aggrey Majok,Calvin W. Schwabe
- Date of Publication22/07/1996
- SubjectSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Place of PublicationWestport
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintGreenwood Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight424 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
This item doesn't belong on this page.
Thanks, we'll look into this.