COVID-19, Inequality, and Social Stratification in Africa
Obeng-Odoom F, 2020, ‘Covid-19, Inequality, and Social Stratification in Africa’, African Review of Economics and Finance, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 3-37.
35 Pages Posted: 4 May 2020
Date Written: May 4, 2020
The global health emergency reflects systemic global inequalities central to which is social stratification in Africa. While existing analyses frame Africa as needy of global ‘help’, this editorial argues that whether in terms of the economics of inequality, pandemics, or recovery, Africa can teach the rest of the world key lessons.
Keywords: Global Health Crisis, Africa, Inequality, Social Stratification
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