E-books: African Studies

  • The Social Impact of Sport: Cross-Cultural Perspectives book cover

    The Social Impact of Sport

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ramón Spaaij

    This book critically examines the ways in which sports contribute to, or inhibit, social well-being, the directions these changes take and the conditions necessary for sport to have beneficial outcomes. The themes addressed in the book demonstrate the diversity and versatility of the social impacts…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Journalism and Social Media in Africa: Studies in Innovation and Transformation book cover

    Journalism and Social Media in Africa

    Studies in Innovation and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Paterson

    Through innovative research studies and expert commentaries, this book documents the fast evolving invention of the relationship between the millions of social media and mobile phone users around Africa and traditional purveyors of news. Whilst social media demonstrates an unprecedented ability for…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge

  • The Industrial Labor Market And Economic Performance In Senegal: A Study In Enterprise Ownership, Export Orientation, And Government Regulations book cover

    The Industrial Labor Market And Economic Performance In Senegal

    A Study In Enterprise Ownership, Export Orientation, And Government Regulations, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Terrell, Jan Svejnar

    This book examines Senegal's industrial labor market and relates its principal features, together with the structure of enterprise ownership and government policies, to the country's economic performance. It explores the relationship between industrial wages and the size of the extended family.…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge

  • The Geopolitics Of Southern Africa: South Africa As Regional Superpower book cover

    The Geopolitics Of Southern Africa

    South Africa As Regional Superpower, 1st Edition

    By Kent H Butts, Paul R Thomas

    South Africa is the dominant force in an area that is of increasing strategic importance to the West, yet few studies address the geopolitical pressures that dictate the course of events there. Analyzing South Africa’s base of power, the authors argue that because South Africa’s relationships with…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge

  • Peacebuilding, Constitutionalism and the Global South: The Case for Cognitive Justice Plurinationalism book cover

    Peacebuilding, Constitutionalism and the Global South

    The Case for Cognitive Justice Plurinationalism, 1st Edition

    By Kajit J Bagu (John Paul)

    This book presents the case that liberal constitutionalism in the global South is a legacy of colonialism and is inappropriate as a means of securing effective peace in regions that have been subject to recurrent conflict. The work demonstrates the failure of liberal constitutionalism in…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Islamist Foreign Policy in Sudan: Between Radicalism and the Search for Survival book cover

    Islamist Foreign Policy in Sudan

    Between Radicalism and the Search for Survival, 1st Edition

    By Mohammed H. Sharfi

    Examining the role played by ideology, internal politics and key figures within Sudan after the 1989 coup, this book analyses policymaking in the Sudanese administration in-depth and studies its effect on international and domestic politics and foreign policy. The military coup undertaken in June…

    eBook – 2019-07-04
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Agency and Social Transformation in South African Higher Education: Pushing the Bounds of Possibility book cover

    Agency and Social Transformation in South African Higher Education

    Pushing the Bounds of Possibility, 1st Edition

    By Grace Ese-osa Idahosa

    This book explores the process of transformation, discussing how individuals are capable of acting to enable transformation of structures and cultures through the lens of South African higher education. Agency and Social Transformation in South African Higher Education examines the role of agency…

    eBook – 2019-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • Routledge Handbook of Democratization in Africa book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Democratization in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gabrielle Lynch, Peter VonDoepp

    This volume explores the issues and debates surrounding the ongoing processes of democratization in sub-Saharan Africa, illuminating the central dynamics characterizing Africa’s democratic experiments, and considering the connections between democratization and economic, social, and cultural…

    eBook – 2019-07-02
    Routledge

  • Borders, Media Crossings and the Politics of Translation: The Gaze from Southern Africa book cover

    Borders, Media Crossings and the Politics of Translation

    The Gaze from Southern Africa, 1st Edition

    By Pier Paolo Frassinelli

    This book examines concepts of the border and translation within the context of social and cultural theory through the lens of southern Africa. Borders, Media Crossings and the Politics of Translation studies a diverse range of media representations of borders, imagined borders, border…

    eBook – 2019-07-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Peace Journalism in East Africa: A Manual for Media Practitioners book cover

    Peace Journalism in East Africa

    A Manual for Media Practitioners, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fredrick Ogenga

    This concise edited collection explores the practice of peace journalism in East Africa, focusing specifically on the unique political and economic contexts of Uganda and Kenya. The book offers a refreshing path towards transformative journalism in East Africa through imbibing pan-African…

    eBook – 2019-07-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Journalism Studies

  • Yoruba Oral Tradition in Islamic Nigeria: A History of Dàdàkúàdá book cover

    Yoruba Oral Tradition in Islamic Nigeria

    A History of Dàdàkúàdá, 1st Edition

    By Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah

    This book traces Dàdàkúàdá’s history and artistic vision and discusses its vibrancy as the most popular traditional Yoruba oral art form in Islamic Africa. Foregrounding the role of Dàdàkúàdá in Ilorin, and of Ilorin in Dàdàkúàdá the book covers the history, cultural identity, performance…

    eBook – 2019-06-28
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Understanding Africa's Rural Households And Farming Systems book cover

    Understanding Africa's Rural Households And Farming Systems

    1st Edition

    By Joyce Lewinger Moock

    In this book, the difficult problems of agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa are examined by the farming systems approach, which aims to improve food production under adverse conditions through agronomic and social science research conducted on the farm. Particular attention is paid to household…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

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