Economic and Social Crises in Sierra Leone:: The Role of Small-Scale Entrepreneurs in Petty Trading as a Strategy for Survival 1960-1996

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Synopsis: SECOND EDITION THE AUTHOR: Fouday S. Kamara is a Sociologist and was born in Sierra Leone. Dr Kamara obtained a PhD degree in Sociology, 2001 at the Department of Sociology, University of Lund, Sweden. "Fouday S. Kamara (who is known to many as Fuad S. Kamara) Economic and social crises in Sierra Leone, the Role of Small-scale Entrepreneurs in Petty Trading as a Strategy for Survival 1960-1996 is a major step in the discussion of development issues in Sierra Leone and other Developing countries. The study combines the author's broader knowledge of sociological and social networks theories with the essential theory of other social sciences enriched his extensive comprehensive knowledge in the field" Sierra Leone is a small country with rich mineral resources such as diamonds, bauxite, gold and iron ore. Other resources include fishing, forestry and fertile agricultural land, which enable people to farm without any sophisticated methods of mechanisation. Nevertheless, with all its wealth in resources, the country is relatively poor and is one of the least developed countries in Sub-Sahara Africa. This has led to an economic and social crisis as well as other complex problems, from political instability and patronage to corruption and economic mismanagement. This study is an effort to understand and discuss these problems and their impact on the lives of people in Sierra Leone. The author discusses the economic and social problems in Sierra Leone, and the role of the small-scale entrepreneurs in petty trading as a strategy for socio-economic survival in the country. The people of Sierra Leone, by developing a business culture of small-scale entrepreneurship and petty trading, have succeeded in surviving the growing economic chaos. The study is based on a number of interviews conducted in the country as well as related literature. Social networks, which expanded during this period, have become the hallmark for

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