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ix About the Contributors ■ Adelaja Odutola Odukoya is a lecturer in the Department of Political Science, University of Lagos, Nigeria. He has published extensively in reputable peer reviewed journals. His research interests are development studies , comparative political economy, federalism and Third World politics. ■ Alexis Habiyaremye is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics of Antalya International University, Antalya, Turkey. His research interest interests cover the area of technological capability building , with an emphasis on the role of natural resources in the structural transformation of Sub-Saharan African economies. ■ Almaz Negash is the founder of the African Diaspora Network (ADN) and the managing director of Step Up Silicon Valley in San Jose, California. She is a contributing author of the book Awakening Social Responsibility – www.csraction.com and has written numerous articles on global trade, social and education issues. Her recent article entitled ‘Knowledge Transfer; the case of Sub-Saharan Africa’ was published by Social Edge of Skoll Foundation. ■ Azeez Olaniyan teaches political science at Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti in Nigeria. His research interests revolve around issues relating to peace and conflict, social movements, ethnic politics, democracy and governance. He has attended several conferences and published a number of journals in these areas locally and internationally. ■ Baba Amani Olubanjo Buntu is a consultant, educator and writer with more than 25 years experience in youth and community work. His academic background is in social work, group therapy, political science and philosophy of education. He is the founding director of Ebukhosini Solutions, a community-based company focusing on African-centred education, methodology and interventions. ■ Caroline M. Madongo has read for a BA (Hons) in Education and an MA in Education and International Development at the Institute of Education, University of London. ■ David L. Horne is a full professor in the Department of Pan-African Studies, California State University, Northridge, California, USA. His x ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS research interests are in pan-African studies (political economy), critical thinking and public policy. ■ Eliakim Owino is a high school teacher in Bracknell, England. He holds Masters degrees in Theology and Education. He has keen interest in politics and progressive issues and writes for many online journals and newspapers. ■ George F. Chacha is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Project Management at the University of West London in the UK. He is also a project manager at Emmanuel Celebration Centre, a social enterprise in the UK. He worked as a research assistant at the Kenya Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge of the National Museums of Kenya. ■ Hailemichael T. Demissie is a research fellow at the Institute for Economic Research on Innovation (IERI) at Tshwane University of Technology (TUT). His main research interest is the ethics, law and regulation of emerging technologies and innovation, on which he has published several articles. ■ Hunter H. Adams III, is a consciousness and cultural neuroscience researcher, educational consultant, social entrepreneur, lecturer, writer, and vice president of the Royal Circle Foundation (an international health and education organisation). He has published numerous articles on neuroscience, science education, public health, cultural politics, music , movies, history, ethics, and spirituality, and book chapters, notably: ‘African and African-American Contributions to Science for the Portland Oregon Public Schools’ (1988). ■ Ingrid Sinclair is a senior lecturer in police practice at the University of South Africa in Pretoria, and currently lectures undergraduate students and supervises postgraduate students in Policing. Her research interests are gender and policing, therapeutic jurisprudence, restorative and community policing, domestic violence, conflict transformation and communication. ■ John Gasu is a political scientist and senior lecturer at the University for Development Studies, Tamale, in Ghana. He is the head of the department of Social, Political and Social Studies of the Faculty of Integrated Development Studies. John has published extensively in peer reviewed journals and has also contributed chapters in many edited books. xi ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS ■ Kasay Sentime is a lecturer in the Department of Development Studies at the University of South Africa in Pretoria, South Africa. His current research interest encompasses the interface between development and environment, with main emphasis on sustainability and the global environmental governance. ■ Kimani S. K. Nehusi is a professor and research associate at the Institute for Economic Research on Innovation, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa. ■ Leepo Modise is a senior lecturer in the Department of Philosophy, Practical and Systematic Theology at the University of South Africa, Pretoria. His research interests are African Philosophy and Theology, Liberation Theology; Faith and Politics; Philosophy of Education and Faith; Faith and...

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ISBN
9780798304054
Related ISBN
9780798303873
MARC Record
OCLC
870684317
Pages
564
Launched on MUSE
2014-02-18
Language
English
Open Access
No
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