Development

Development

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After World War II, dozens of newly independent states emerged as colonial empires folded. In Africa, these states had to learn how to engage in international politics and build cohesive national politics--often framed and delivered in the language and promises of "development." By 1968, the promises of development were running up against the realities of independence, as states struggled to make headway at the United Nations and solve problems a...
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After World War II, dozens of newly independent states emerged as colonial empires folded. In Africa, these states had to learn how to engage in international politics and build cohesive national politics--often framed and delivered in the language and promises of "development." By 1968, the promises of development were running up against the realities of independence, as states struggled to make headway at the United Nations and solve problems a...
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