Journal of
African Studies and Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Afr. Stud. Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2189
  • DOI: 10.5897/JASD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 185

Table of Content: August 2012; 4(6)

August 2012

Tradition versus Modernity: A study on Emecheta’s The Bride Price

  Buchi Emecheta’s (1976) in ‘The Bride Price’ shows the confrontation of tradition and modernity in African society, where the traditional tribes are looking for their own power and custom; but a young heroine- Aku-nna- decides to go beyond all those totalities and make a free play of the structure. She tends to create a new discourse that rejects the fundamental immobility of African...

Author(s): Ruzbeh Babaee and Siamak Babaee

August 2012

Exogenous shocks and financial stability in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)

  The search for financial stability remains a priority in every country today, mainly because of high costs incurred by financial crises and induced effects of financial stability on economic growth. The economies of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries are characterized by a strong dependence on the outside, especially with regard to the value of their currency, the CFA franc, and...

Author(s): Ibrahima Thiam