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The effects of decolonization in Africa

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One of the most important effects of decolonization is the instability of the post-colonial political systems, which entails another, far-reaching consequences. These include deep economic problems, inhibiting growth and widening disparities between the northern and southern part of the globe. These disparities are reflected clearly on the African continent. Experiences a particularly important problem - rapid urbanization, with serious economic and social consequences. Expanding the city, and especially its suburbs, the areas inhabited by people with very low incomes, hence the quality of life in these areas is extremely low. The problem becomes to satisfy their basic human rights, such as access to education, health care and clean water. Welfare system does not exist, and clan traditions that replace it, were superseded by the Western European model of urban life - atomization, focus on obtaining a livelihood for his own family, competition. Regardless of the African region, similar problems exist in almost all major cities in its area.
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34-30
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  • Ghorveh Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ghorveh, Iran
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  • [1] Brooke J., 1987, Informal Capitalism Grows in Cameroon, in: New York Times, 31, 21- 22.
  • [2] Colloque Villes et économie informelle, Bamako 2002, http://www.aimf.asso.fr/upload/uplo ads/File/economie_informelle/155320_douala_ rues_pietonnes.pdf.
  • [3] Elate S. S., African Urban History in the Future, w: Globalization and Urbanization in Africa, red. Salm S., Falola T., Africa World Press, Trenton 2004, 54-62.
  • [4] Sanchez A., 2008, Perspectives and problems in Sustainable Development, in: Problems of Sustainable Development, 3(2): 21-23. 15.
  • [5] SimoneA. M., For the City Yet to Come: Changing African Life in Four Cities, Duke University Press, Durham 2004
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