Ubong Effeh teaches law at the University of Sunderland. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Kent, an LLM (with distinction) in International Trade Law from the University of Essex, and an LLB from the University of North London.
2008 0-7734-5149-8 This interdisciplinary critique is an attempt to move the debate over Africa’s economic plight beyond the traditional focus of ‘externalities,’ informed by the author’s belief that the region will only develop if critical attention is focused on its core impediment. The author proposes a way forward based on the oft-forgotten human rights instrument. In doing so, the discourse transcends the realms of economics into the domain of law - with its traditional emphasis on rights and obligations.