Index
Acquired Immunodeficient
Syndrome (aids), 8, 28, 115,
129
Africa: anthropologyand, 3, 103,
106, 185; Central, 26–27; chil-
dren in, 154–55, 168–70, 198;
civilizations in, 116; civil society
in, 91–99, 104–5, 216 nn.4, 6;
clientelism and, 10, 12; conser-
vation of nature and, 42–48;
corruption and, 10, 11, 41, 95,
117, 200, 226 n.6; as ‘‘dark con-
tinent,’’ 2, 29; democracy in,
84–85, 89, 96, 100–101, 113–
15, 119; development and, 5,
16, 21, 23, 28, 32, 34, 41, 61, 62,
63, 87, 88, 95, 97, 114, 182, 183,
184, 189–90; diseases and, 28,
172; economyof, 7, 8, 9, 35,
41, 77–83, 87–88, 97, 113–15,
117, 118–19, 147–48, 154, 183,
184, 191–93, 194–210; education
and, 28, 102, 174; ethnicity in,
94, 97, 98; Europe and, 172,
174, 223 n.10, 224 n.13; foreign
investment in, 32–42, 194, 195–
96, 203; geographyof, 25, 27–
28; globalization studies and,
25–29, 41–42, 48–49; ‘‘global
order’’ and, 5, 173–74, 185–86,
192; governance in, 38–42, 83–
84,85,87,95–96,97,102–3,107,
196; health in, 9, 79, 102, 169;
life expectancy in, 28; literacy
in, 9; local elites and, 10, 19,
29, 113, 115, 117, 118, 121, 154;
modernityand, 32–34, 176–93;
nation-building in, 94–99, 114;
natural resources of, 13, 35–37,
40–42, 119, 145, 15, 194, 202–
7; nepotism and, 95; North,
85–86; political regimes in, 40;
population of, 25; Sub-Saharan,
1, 4, 9, 34, 41, 194; toxicwaste
and, 70–71; tribalism in, 94,
95; United States and, 172, 175,
194–95, 224 n.13; usablevs. use-
less, 39–40; violence in, 9–10,
37, 40–41, 43, 44–45, 102, 192;
the ‘‘West’’ and, 2, 6, 17, 20, 27,
66, 87, 165, 168–75, 176, 184,
189, 223 n.10. See also Economy;
Lesotho; Poverty; South Africa;
Zambia
African National Congress (anc),
105, 116
African Renaissance, 10–11, 113–
19, 147, 153–54, 217 n.2
African Renaissance Conference,
117
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