The State of Social Science in Sub-Saharan Africa

The State of Social Science in Sub-Saharan Africa

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The social sciences in sub-Saharan Africa continue to operate under conditions that are seriously under-resourced. The fact that there is still sustained and vibrant social sciences research in countries which, with a few exceptions, have little government support, poor institutional facilities and many other challenges says a great deal about the resilience and resolve of the scholars concerned.
Citation: Mouton, Johann. The State of Social Science in Sub-Saharan Africa. World Social Science Report. Paris: UNESCO, 2010. 63-67. Print.
Program: Higher Education and Research in Africa