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Models of development: finding relevance for Africa in China's experience of development

Little, Stephen (2007). Models of development: finding relevance for Africa in China's experience of development. In: Kitissou, Marcel ed. Africa in China's Global Strategy. African Renaissance Book Series (1). London: Adonis and Abbey, pp. 182–197.

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Abstract

This chapter discusses the value of China as a source of models of development relevant to Africa. In addition to benefits of direct investment and trade engagement between China and key African economies, China's own appraoch to the problems of rapid growth and development should be of interest. Despite obvious and significant differences, the Chinese pattern of modernization and the problems it has uncovered offer lessons of potential value to African decision makers.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2007 Adonis & Abbey Publishers Ltd.
ISBN: 1-905068-54-9, 978-1-905068-54-8
Keywords: development policy; Africa; China; foreign direct investment; infrastructure; governance; soft power
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
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Item ID: 9256
Depositing User: Stephen Little
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2007
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 22:18
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/9256
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