E-books: African Politics

  • Politics and Religion in Zimbabwe: The Deification of Robert G. Mugabe book cover

    Politics and Religion in Zimbabwe

    The Deification of Robert G. Mugabe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ezra Chitando

    This book illustrates how religion and ideology were used by Robert Mugabe to ward off opposition within his own party, in Zimbabwe and from the West. An interdisciplinary line up of contributors argue that Mugabe used a calculated narrative of deification – presenting himself as a…

    eBook – 2020-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Religion in Africa and the Diaspora

  • Federalism and the Courts in Africa: Design and Impact in Comparative Perspective book cover

    Federalism and the Courts in Africa

    Design and Impact in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yonatan T. Fessha, Karl Kössler

    This volume examines the design and impact of courts in African federal systems from a comparative perspective. Recent developments indicate that the previously stymied idea of federalism is now being revived in the constitutional arrangements of several African countries. A number of them jumped…

    eBook – 2020-03-18
    Routledge

  • State Fragility and Resilience in sub-Saharan Africa: Indicators and Interventions book cover

    State Fragility and Resilience in sub-Saharan Africa

    Indicators and Interventions, 1st Edition

    By John Idriss Lahai, Isaac Koomson

    This book focuses on the indicators of fragility and the resilience of state-led interventions to address them in sub-Saharan Africa. It analyzes the ‘figure’ of fragile states as the unit the analysis and situates the study of fragility, governance and political adaptation within contemporary…

    eBook – 2020-02-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Environmental Justice and Oil Pollution Laws: Comparing Enforcement in the United States and Nigeria book cover

    Environmental Justice and Oil Pollution Laws

    Comparing Enforcement in the United States and Nigeria, 1st Edition

    By Eloamaka Carol Okonkwo

    This book explores the relationship between oil pollution laws and environmental justice by comparing and contrasting the United States and Nigeria. Critically, this book not only examines the fluidity of oil pollutions laws but also how effective or ineffective enforcement can be when …

    eBook – 2020-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Post-Election Violence in Africa: The Impact of Judicial Independence book cover

    Post-Election Violence in Africa

    The Impact of Judicial Independence, 1st Edition

    By Meshack Simati

    This book explores the effect of the judiciary on the incidence of post-election violence by political actors across Africa and within African countries. It examines how variation in judicial independence can constrain or incentivize election violence among democratizing states. Using case studies…

    eBook – 2020-02-10
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • The Everyday State in Africa: Governance Practices and State Ideas in Ethiopia book cover

    The Everyday State in Africa

    Governance Practices and State Ideas in Ethiopia, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Mulugeta

    This book reconceptualises the idea of the state in Ethiopia. It focuses on the cultural and political processes of state formation, and reveals the complexity of state–society relations as they unfold in the everyday context of local life. It does so by exploring specific configurations of…

    eBook – 2020-02-06
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Political Protest in Contemporary Kenya: Change and Continuities book cover

    Political Protest in Contemporary Kenya

    Change and Continuities, 1st Edition

    By Jacob Mwathi Mati

    This book analyses the emergence, strategies, and outcomes of the struggle to embed democratic governance and constitutional order in Kenya, showcasing both the power and the limits of citizen agency in the struggle to transform a postcolonial African state. Utilising data from primary…

    eBook – 2020-02-04
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Infrastructure Development in Nigeria: A Political and Economic History book cover

    Infrastructure Development in Nigeria

    A Political and Economic History, 1st Edition

    By Michael O. Onolememen

    This book examines the politics and economics of infrastructure development in Nigeria from Independence in 1960 up to 2015, and the role of good governance in promoting the socioeconomic wellbeing of citizens. Arguing for the need for transformational leadership in infrastructure development…

    eBook – 2020-01-22
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Politics at a Distance from the State: Radical and African Perspectives book cover

    Politics at a Distance from the State

    Radical and African Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirk Helliker, Lucien van der Walt

    For decades, most anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist movements identified radical transformation with capturing state power. The collapse of these statist projects from the 1970s led to a global crisis of left and working class politics. But crisis has also opened space for rediscovering…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by S.N. Nyeck

    This handbook offers diverse perspectives on queer Africa, incorporating scholarly contributions on themes that reflect and inflect the trajectories of queer contributions to African studies within and outside academia. The Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies incorporates a range of unique…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Geopolitics and the Indo-Pacific Region book cover

    Geopolitics and the Indo-Pacific Region

    1st Edition

    By Ashok Kapur

    Exploring the geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific region, a major hub of global economic/commercial, military, diplomatic and cultural activities in the 21st century, this textbook provides students with an introduction to the existing debates, frameworks and issues surrounding the Indo-Pacific. The…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • National Healing, Integration and Reconciliation in Zimbabwe book cover

    National Healing, Integration and Reconciliation in Zimbabwe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ezra Chitando

    This book brings together scholars from diverse backgrounds to provide interdisciplinary perspectives on national healing, integration, and reconciliation in Zimbabwe. Taking into account the complex nature of healing across moral, political, economic, cultural, psychological, and spiritual…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

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