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Development as Modernity, Modernity as Development

  title={Development as Modernity, Modernity as Development},
  author={Lwazi Siyabonga Lushaba},
Albeit the divergences on the debate about development in Africa, it is indubitable that the continent remains underdeveloped after five decades of development efforts. To understand this impasse, it is necessary to trace Africa's encounter with Europe to the period of early modernity. This paper first outlines the theory of modernity and Enlightenment. Next, it traces the genealogy of the idea of development as modernity and how the African development process gets entangled in it. Zeroing in… 
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