E-books: African Studies

  • Regulating Religion: State Governance of Religious Institutions in South Africa book cover

    Regulating Religion

    State Governance of Religious Institutions in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Helena Van Coller

    This book focuses on government regulation of religious institutions in South Africa. PART 1 explains the meaning of government regulation for religious communities by providing a brief overview of the relationship between church and state, the right to freedom of religion and the legal status of…

    eBook – 2019-07-11
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • State And Market In Post-apartheid South Africa book cover

    State And Market In Post-apartheid South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Merle Lipton, Charles Simkins

    This book argues that South Africa experienced extensive periods of trade liberalisation in the 1970s and 1980s. It discusses the libertarian analysis of state failure, particularly the libertarian argument that market failures are less serious and less extensive than was once thought.…

    eBook – 2019-07-11
    Routledge

  • Patriarchy And Class: African Women In The Home And The Workforce book cover

    Patriarchy And Class

    African Women In The Home And The Workforce, 1st Edition

    By Sharon B Stichter, Jane Parpart

    This book argues for the applicability of a materialist mode of production analysis to the situation of women in Africa. It briefly reviews some of the intellectual background and current theoretical dilemmas of marxism-feminism.…

    eBook – 2019-07-11
    Routledge

  • South Africa Into The 1980s book cover

    South Africa Into The 1980s

    1st Edition

    By Richard E Bissell, Chester A. Crocker

    The question of South Africa's future has become a paramount issue in global politics. This book examines the position of South Africa as it faces the 1980s—its strengths, its weaknesses, and the probable influences of other states on South Africa in the years to come. The authors share a common…

    eBook – 2019-07-11
    Routledge

  • The Seychelles: Unquiet Islands book cover

    The Seychelles

    Unquiet Islands, 1st Edition

    By Marcus Franda

    This book traces the historical background of the Seychelles from their first settlements through independence from Britain in 1976 and into the early 1980s. It focuses on the issues of environment, social and race relations, economic and strategic forces, and domestic and international politics.…

    eBook – 2019-07-11
    Routledge

  • The North African Environment At Risk book cover

    The North African Environment At Risk

    1st Edition

    By Will D Swearingen, Abdellatif Bencherifa

    Deforestation, soil erosion, desertification, air and water pollution, loss of wildlife habitat, and declining biodiversity are interrelated manifestations of a growing environmental crisis in North Africa that has received relatively little attention from government policymakers and is poorly…

    eBook – 2019-07-11
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy Of U.s. Policy Toward South Africa book cover

    The Political Economy Of U.s. Policy Toward South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Danaher

    By tracing U.S. involvement in South African political and economic development since the late 1800s, this book analyzes U.S. corporate and government motives for maintaining the political status quo in South Africa. In recent decades, according to the author, U.S. policy toward South Africa has…

    eBook – 2019-07-11
    Routledge

  • The Imperial Lion: Human Dimensions Of Wildlife Management In Central Africa book cover

    The Imperial Lion

    Human Dimensions Of Wildlife Management In Central Africa, 1st Edition

    By Stuart A Marks

    In the 1950s biologists became alarmed by the plight of Africa’s wildlife. Since then they have sought to arrest its decline, but increasing competition between wild fauna and expanding human populations shows that protection alone has been inadequate. The conservationists’ position and strategies…

    eBook – 2019-07-11
    Routledge

  • The Central African Republic: The Continent's Hidden Heart book cover

    The Central African Republic

    The Continent's Hidden Heart, 1st Edition

    By Thomas E. O'toole

    A small, poor, little-known nation, the Central African Republic has had a troubled history, from the days of slave raids by Arab-speaking peoples from the north, through the bizarre rule of Jean-Bedel Bokassa, to the present military regime. Landlocked and possessing few resources beyond its famed…

    eBook – 2019-07-11
    Routledge

  • The Angolan War: A Study In Soviet Policy In The Third World book cover

    The Angolan War

    A Study In Soviet Policy In The Third World, 1st Edition

    By Arthur J Klinghoffer

    The Angolan War of 1975-1976 focused international attention on an area -long relegated to the sidelines of world diplomacy and accented the historical momentum toward black control of southern African states. This book is the first to examine why a localized conflict in a remote area was the…

    eBook – 2019-07-11
    Routledge

  • The Black Man's Burden: African Colonial Labor On The Congo And Ubangi Rivers, 1880-1900 book cover

    The Black Man's Burden

    African Colonial Labor On The Congo And Ubangi Rivers, 1880-1900, 1st Edition

    By William J. Samarin

    This book is an enquiry into early European colonial expansion in Central Africa especially in upper Zaire (Congo) and Ubangi rivers. It explores the extent to which French and Belgian colonial enterprise were dependent on the African labor and their penetration into Zaire basin.…

    eBook – 2019-07-11
    Routledge

  • The Failure Of The Centralized State: Institutions And Self-governance In Africa book cover

    The Failure Of The Centralized State

    Institutions And Self-governance In Africa, 1st Edition

    By James Wunsch, Dele Olowu, John W Harbeson, Vincent Ostrom

    This book is an outcome of the workshop on Political Theory and Policy Analysis, held in Indiana, during the 1985/86. It seeks to explains why the centralized African state has failed and discusses the breakdown of social processes indirectly caused by the policies of the centralized state.…

    eBook – 2019-07-11
    Routledge

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