Seeks to introduce a comparative international perspective intoexisting research and scholarship on the environmental degradationfacing the world community. Focuses on the legacy of colonialism andcontinued economic crisis in the African continent and shows theenvironmental problems of Africa to be a recurrent feature of dependencyand underdevelopment. Concludes by calling for a global rethinking ofthe environmental degradation in Africa by challenging the Western worldto assume greater responsibility. Also admonishes Africans to reexaminetheir value systems which, for centuries, have provided them with thetools for protecting the environment.
Environmental Management and Health – Emerald Publishing
Published: Feb 1, 1992