ISBN 9789786019413
Pages 448
Dimensions 216x140mm
Published 2023
Publisher Noirledge Publishing, Nigeria
Format Paperback

Social Policy and Transformation in Africa

A Festschrift for Professor Omotade Akin Aina

by Samuel Ojo Oloruntoba, Funmi Bammeke, Oluwadare Durowade

This Festschrift examines social policies and transformation in Africa within the context of the previous works done by Professor Omotade Akin Aina whose scholarly and policy engagements have straddled these various sectors. His contributions cover knowledge production in the academia, institutional strengthening, and philanthropy.

The footprints of Akin Aina in the field can be seen in the various theoretical and policy interventions he has made over a career that has lasted almost four decades. With an intellectual tradition that is rooted in Africa centred epistemology, his works have contributed to the knowledge of understanding alternative perspectives to social policy.

Contributors to this volume adopt different disciplinary perspectives to interpret the key concepts in this Festschrift. While the perspectives are different, the contributors underscored the importance of social policy as well as the role of the state, and philanthropic organisations in Africa.

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