Contextualising African Studies: Challenges and the Way Forward

Christian Harrison, Kingsley Obi Omeihe

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In uncertain times, the focus on advanced economies overshadows the often-overlooked contributions of African economies. However, it is crucial not to underestimate Africa's paramount importance in the global economy. With a diverse economy shaped by historical, social, and cultural changes, Africa offers a rich and compelling narrative.

Presenting ten exciting chapters delving into the socio-cultural aspects of African contexts and their profound impact on regional, national, and international business, Contextualising African Studies lays the foundation for a comprehensive exploration of Africa's business landscape. Examining contemporary issues, the authors shed new light on the intricate relationship between businesses, societies, and economics across various African societies. From researchers seeking fresh insights to business practitioners and policymakers, this edited text is a vital resource detailing the intricate workings of business and economics in Africa.

The New Frontiers in African Business and Society series pioneers innovative reflections on the intricate interplay between business and society in Africa's emerging economy. Distinguished scholars contribute their expertise, offering crucial answers to the continent's challenges while uncovering new avenues of research and forging pathways forward.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherEmerald Publishing Limited
Number of pages248
ISBN (Print)9781804553398
Publication statusPublished - 12 Dec 2023

Publication series

NameNew Frontiers in African Business and Society
PublisherEmerald Publishing Limited


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