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Review: Continent of Mothers, Continent of Hope: Understanding and Promoting Development in Africa Today, Torild Skard. London, New York: Zed Books, 2003.

Ginette Curry

Abstract


Torild Skards Continent of Mothers, Continent of Hope: Understanding and Promoting Development in Africa Today is an interdisciplinary analysis of the dilemmas that African people face today and how they deal with the economic, political, social and health problems that beset their societies. It is also a detailed description of a continent in change and it has a series of suggested solutions at the individual, community, national and international levels to achieve an African Renaissance.

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JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies. ISSN: 1530-5686 (online).
Editors: Nkiru Nzegwu; Book Editor: Mary Dillard.

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