E-books: African Studies

  • Widow Inheritance and Contested Citizenship in Kenya book cover

    Widow Inheritance and Contested Citizenship in Kenya

    1st Edition

    By Awino Okech

    This book examines the practice of widow inheritance in order to explore the intersection between power, gender and sexualities in Kenya. Using widow inheritance amongst the Luo of Kenya as a case study, the book explores the role of body politics in the construction of gendered subjects and…

    eBook – 2019-05-09
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • Economic Dualism in Zimbabwe: From Colonial Rhodesia to Post-Independence book cover

    Economic Dualism in Zimbabwe

    From Colonial Rhodesia to Post-Independence, 1st Edition

    By Daniel B. Ndlela

    This book identifies the root causes of income inequality in underdeveloped economies and proposes new solutions for structural reform in economies that have long neglected and exploited working people. It focuses on the case of Zimbabwe, a classic example of an African post-colonial state…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Foreign Direct Investment in Large-Scale Agriculture in Africa: Economic, Social and Environmental Sustainability in Ethiopia book cover

    Foreign Direct Investment in Large-Scale Agriculture in Africa

    Economic, Social and Environmental Sustainability in Ethiopia, 1st Edition

    By Atkeyelsh G. M. Persson

    This book examines environmental sustainability and inclusive economic growth, providing in-depth analysis of foreign direct investment (FDI) in large-scale agriculture in Ethiopia. In most African states, arable land and other natural resources play a pivotal role for economic growth and…

    eBook – 2019-05-02
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Corporate Governance in Tanzania: Ethics and Accountability at the Crossroads book cover

    Corporate Governance in Tanzania

    Ethics and Accountability at the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By Peter C. Mhando

    Increasingly the importance of corporate governance for economic development in developing economies like Tanzania is indisputable. This book explores the effectiveness of corporate governance in Tanzania and asks how it can be further developed and improved so as to make a difference in the…

    eBook – 2019-04-30
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Kensim Syst Dev Kenya/h book cover

    Kensim Syst Dev Kenya/h

    1st Edition

    By Charles C Slater

    This book describes KENSIM's basis in economic theory and the use of a general systems simulation model for identifying, discussing, and analyzing a spectrum of development problems facing Kenya and other societies. It provides details of the system of equations and the model's Fortran code.…

    eBook – 2019-04-26

  • African Borders, Conflict, Regional and Continental Integration book cover

    African Borders, Conflict, Regional and Continental Integration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Inocent Moyo, Christopher Changwe Nshimbi

    This book looks at the ways African borders impact war and conflict, as well as the ways continental integration could contribute towards cooperation, peace and well-being in Africa. African borders or borderlands can be a source of problems and opportunity. There is often a historical, geospatial…

    eBook – 2019-04-25
    Border Regions Series

  • Sea Log: Indian Ocean to New York book cover

    Sea Log

    Indian Ocean to New York, 1st Edition

    By May Joseph

    The ocean has always been the harbinger of strangers to new shores. Migrations by sea have transformed modern conceptions of mobility and belonging, disrupting notions of how to write about movement, memory and displaced histories. Sea Log is a memory theater of repressive hauntings based on…

    eBook – 2019-04-24
    Changing Mobilities

  • Apartheid In Theory And Practice: An Economic Analysis book cover

    Apartheid In Theory And Practice

    An Economic Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Mats Ove Lundahl

    This book employs the neoclassical theory of discrimination to explain the apartheid system of South Africa and the changes that discriminatory practice has undergone. It deals with the question whether economic sanctions are likely to be efficient weapons for combating racial discrimination.…

    eBook – 2019-04-24

  • Economics Of The Family And Farming Systems In Sub-saharan Africa: Development Perspectives book cover

    Economics Of The Family And Farming Systems In Sub-saharan Africa

    Development Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Ram D Singh

    This book presents an integrated analysis of the dynamics of the economics of households and farm production in the setting of a polygynous family structure and traditional agriculture in sub-Saharan rural Africa. It focuses on some basic facts about poverty among the farm people of rural Africa.…

    eBook – 2019-04-24

  • Women And Work In Africa book cover

    Women And Work In Africa

    1st Edition

    By Edna G. Bay

    This collection of articles grows out of a symposium on the subject of women and work in Africa held on the Urbana-Champaign campus of the University of Illinois in the spring of 1979. The organizing committee for that program sought first, to update the field of economic studies of women in Africa…

    eBook – 2019-04-18

  • A State In Disarray: Conditions Of Chad's Survival book cover

    A State In Disarray

    Conditions Of Chad's Survival, 1st Edition

    By Michael P. Kelley

    Although independent since 1960, Chad has proved to be one of the least viable African states. Sustained politically and financially by other countries from the outset, Chad's internal warfare has made it the prey of external powers. Yet Chad has survived–an integral element of the Organization of…

    eBook – 2019-04-17

  • Teenage Pregnancy and Education in the Global South: The Case of Mozambique book cover

    Teenage Pregnancy and Education in the Global South

    The Case of Mozambique, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Salvi

    Teenage pregnancy is seen as a problem by researchers and policymakers alike all over the world, but particularly so in the context of developing countries. Here, it is seen as an obstacle to personal and national development, exacerbating the gender gap in education, and placing an additional…

    eBook – 2019-04-11
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

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