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The Future of Africa and the New International Economic Order
The Future of Africa and the New International Economic Order
Edited by Ralph I. Onwuka and Olajide Aluko
St. Martin's, 1986, 326 pp.

A number of Nigerians and a few Americans take a contemporary look at what has become a largely historical artifact. While not happy with the North's rejection of a new order, they are generally very realistic about the reasons as well as about future prospects; and many call overwhelmingly for internal reform and South-South cooperation as the most feasible route to development for African countries.