Africa and the Middle Class(es)

Henning Melber

Abstract


  • Review Article:
    United Nations Development Programme (2013), The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World, Human Development Report 2013, New York: United Nations Development Programme, ISBN 978-92-1-126340-4, 203 pp.
Following a current trend, the UNDP's Human Development Report 2013 promoted the middle class(es) as an important new factor in development. The limitations of this category and its role in the context of Africa are at the core of this contribution.

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