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The Future of Regionalism in Africa
The Future of Regionalism in Africa
Edited by Ralph I. Onwuka and Amadu Sesay
St. Martin's, 1985, 272 pp
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African, British and American political scientists examine the evolution of the main African regional organizations and assay the implications of their well-nigh universal failure to foster economic ties among their members. They suggest, first, that cooperation on projects-particularly infrastructure-may offer more possibilities than common markets, and, second, that awareness of the continent's grave economic situation may sharpen the understanding of African leaders that regional ties are a sine qua non of self-reliant development.