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African Transnational Mobility in China Africans on the Move

African Transnational Mobility in China: Africans on the Move

1st Edition

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 ...

African Scholars and Intellectuals in North American Academies Reflections on Exile and Migration

African Scholars and Intellectuals in North American Academies: Reflections on Exile and Migration

1st Edition

Edited 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...

Blackness in Israel Rethinking Racial Boundaries

Blackness in Israel: Rethinking Racial Boundaries

1st Edition

Edited 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 ...

African Language Media Development, Economics and Management

African Language Media: Development, Economics and Management

1st Edition

Edited 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 ...

Endogenous Regional Policy and Development Planning in Ghana

Endogenous Regional Policy and Development Planning in Ghana

1st Edition

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 ...

The Literary History of the Igbo Novel African Literature in African Languages

The Literary History of the Igbo Novel: African Literature in African Languages

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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...

Misrepresenting Black Africa in U.S. Museums Black Skin, Black Masks

Misrepresenting Black Africa in U.S. Museums: Black Skin, Black Masks

1st Edition

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...

Mohammed VI's Strategies for Moroccan Economic Development

Mohammed VI's Strategies for Moroccan Economic Development

1st Edition

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...

Identity, Spirit and Freedom in the Atlantic World The Gold Coast and the African Diaspora

Identity, Spirit and Freedom in the Atlantic World: The Gold Coast and the African Diaspora

1st Edition

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...

Reporting African Elections Towards a Peace Journalism Approach

Reporting African Elections: Towards a Peace Journalism Approach

1st Edition

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 ...

Gender and Development in Africa and Its Diaspora

Gender and Development in Africa and Its Diaspora

1st Edition

Edited 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 ...

African Philosophy and the Epistemic Marginalization of Women

African Philosophy and the Epistemic Marginalization of Women

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Edited 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 ...

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