(pp.251-261) T. M. Shaw ‘Africa’s second half-centenary: sustainable human development/citizen security?’, WJSTSD, Vol. 8, Nos. 2/3, 2011

21st August 2011

Timothy M Shaw, The University of the West Indies, Trinidad & Tobago Abstract: Africa faces an unanticipated ‘second chance’ at the start of the second decade of the 21st century: how many ‘developmental’ versus ‘fragile’ states by 2020? The interrelated prospects for both BRICs & the continent are being transformed by the current global financial [more details]

(pp.113-129) A. Al-Roubaie ‘Building Indigenous Knowledge capacity for development’, WJSTSD, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2010

8th May 2010

Amer Al-Roubaie, Ahlia University, Bahrain Abstract: The aim of this paper is to highlight the importance of Indigenous Knowledge (IK) in development. The paper focuses on the role that IK and local cultural values play in the process of development. Currently, knowledge, information, science and technology used in development are produced in developed countries without [more details]

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