African Scholars and Intellectuals in North American Academies Reflections on Exile and Migration
Blackness in Israel Rethinking Racial Boundaries
Identity, Spirit and Freedom in the Atlantic World The Gold Coast and the African Diaspora
By Roberto Castillo
December 30, 2020
Considering the African presence in China from an ethnographic and cultural studies perspective, this book offers a new way to theorise contemporary and future forms of transnational mobilities while expanding our understandings around the transformations happening in both China and Africa. The ...
By Sabella Ogbobode Abidde
November 30, 2020
This book examines the process and events surrounding the migration of African scholars, as well as their lives and lived experiences within and outside of their colleges and universities. The chapters chronicle the lived-experiences and observations of African scholars in North America and examine...
By Uri Dorchin, Gabriella Djerrahian
November 27, 2020
This book explores contemporary inflections of blackness in Israel and foreground them in the historical geographies of Europe, the Middle East, and North America. The contributors engage with expressions and appropriations of modern forms of blackness for boundary-making, boundary-breaking, and ...
By Abiodun Salawu
November 17, 2020
This edited volume considers why the African language press is unstable and what can be done to develop quality African language journalism into a sustainable business. Providing an overview of the African language journalism landscape, this book examines the challenges of operating sustainable ...
By Sam C.M. Ofori
September 25, 2020
This book examines regional development and planning in a poor administrative region of Ghana, assessing the effectiveness of the programmes and projects initiated to reduce poverty, disadvantage and deprivation. The author analyses the local context of institutions, planning ...
By Ernest N. Emenyonu
February 13, 2020
This book looks at the trends in the development of the Igbo novel from its antecedents in oral performance, through the emergence of the first published novel, Omenuko, in 1933 by Pita Nwana, to the contemporary Igbo novel. Defining "Igbo literature" as literature in Igbo language, and "Igbo novel...
By P.A. Mullins
December 02, 2019
This book is an examination of race, Black African objects, identity, museums at the turn of the 19th century in the U.S. via the history of the earliest collectors of Black African objects in the U.S.. Misrepresenting Black Africa in American Museums explores black identity as a changing, nuanced...
By Eve Sandberg, Seth Binder
August 12, 2019
This book analyzes the economic development choices initiated by Morocco’s King Mohammed VI since he ascended the throne in 1999 and situates those choices in the political economy development literature. Examining the policies enacted by the King, the authors argue that over the past twenty years...
By Robert Hanserd
June 24, 2019
This book applies oral, archival and other interdisciplinary evidence from West Africa and the Americas to analyses of new world Maroons, slaves and free blacks, examining a "Gold Coast" entrepot of Akan, Ga, Guan and other peoples in an Atlantic era of non-linear, mutable intersection of contested...
By Joseph Adebayo
December 13, 2018
The ability to be divided along ethnic and religious lines is inherent to much of Africa’s media. Such potentially divisive reporting has the ability to incite violence through prejudiced information, particularly during election processes.Reporting African Elections examines the impact of media ...
By Akinloyè Òjó, Ibigbolade S. Aderibigbe, Felisters Jepchirchir Kiprono
September 10, 2018
This book considers how the establishment and/or improvement of gender equality impacts on the social, economic, religious, cultural, environmental and political developments of human societies in Africa and its Diaspora. An interdisciplinary team of contributors examine the role of gender in ...
By Jonathan O. Chimakonam, Louise du Toit
April 30, 2018
This book examines the underexplored notion of epistemic marginalization of women in the African intellectual place. Women's issues are still very much neglected by governments, corporate bodies and academics in sub-Saharan Africa. The entrenched traditional world-views which privilege men over ...