E-books: African Studies

  • Development In Modern Africa: Past and Present Perspectives book cover

    Development In Modern Africa

    Past and Present Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin S. Shanguhyia, Toyin Falola

    Development in Modern Africa: Past and Present Perspectives contributes to our understanding of Africa’s experiences with the development process. It does so by adopting a historical and contemporary analysis of this experience. The book is set within the context of critiques on development in…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Africana Womanism: Reclaiming Ourselves book cover

    Africana Womanism

    Reclaiming Ourselves, 5th Edition

    By Clenora Hudson-Weems

    First published in 1993, this is a new edition of the classic text in which Clenora Hudson-Weems sets out a paradigm for women of African descent. Examining the status, struggles and experiences of the Africana woman forced into exile in Europe, Latin America, the United States or at Home in Africa…

    eBook – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • Contextualizing Eschatology in African Cultural and Religious Beliefs book cover

    Contextualizing Eschatology in African Cultural and Religious Beliefs

    1st Edition

    By Ibigbolade S. Aderibigbe

    Contextualizing Eschatology in African Cultural and Religious Beliefs addresses the African consciousness and nuances of eschatological beliefs as part and parcel of the holistic African Indigenous worldviews within the context of the people's traditional heritage. The concept of eschatology is…

    eBook – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Religion in Africa and the Diaspora

  • African Footballers in Europe: Migration, Community, and Give Back Behaviours book cover

    African Footballers in Europe

    Migration, Community, and Give Back Behaviours, 1st Edition

    By Ernest Yeboah Acheampong, Malek Bouhaouala, Michel Raspaud

    African Footballers in Europe traces the social and economic evolution of African football and examines the strategies and resources that players mobilise in their migrations, with a particular focus on ‘Give Back Behaviours’ (how players contribute to their countries or communities of origin). It…

    eBook – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa: Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana book cover

    Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa

    Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Seth Tweneboah

    Applying a legal pluralist framework, this study examines the complex interrelationships between religion, law and politics in contemporary Ghana, a professedly secular State characterised by high levels of religiosity. It aims to explore legal, cultural and moral tensions created by overlapping…

    eBook – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Queer Kinship: South African Perspectives on the Sexual politics of Family-making and Belonging book cover

    Queer Kinship

    South African Perspectives on the Sexual politics of Family-making and Belonging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tracy Morison, Ingrid Lynch, Vasu Reddy

    What makes kinship queer? This collection from leading and emerging thinkers in gender and sexualities interrogates the politics of belonging, shining a light on the outcasts, rebels, and pioneers. Queer Kinship brings together an array of thought-provoking perspectives on what it means to love and…

    eBook – 2019-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge/UNISA Press Series

  • Aids And STDs In Africa: Bridging The Gap Between Traditional Healing And Modern Medicine book cover

    Aids And STDs In Africa

    Bridging The Gap Between Traditional Healing And Modern Medicine, 1st Edition

    By Edward C Green

    This book emphasizes the factors in the spread and control of AIDS that have received less attention in the literature. It suggests that a collaborative action program involving traditional healers is necessary if we wish to impact the spread of AIDS and other STDs in Africa.…

    eBook – 2019-09-19
    Routledge

  • South Africa and the UN Human Rights Council: The Fate of the Liberal Order book cover

    South Africa and the UN Human Rights Council

    The Fate of the Liberal Order, 1st Edition

    By Eduard Jordaan

    This book provides a detailed analysis of South Africa’s actions on the UN Human Rights Council, examining the country’s positions on civil and political rights, economic rights and development, social groups whose rights are frequently violated, and abuses in specific countries. The most detailed…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Zaire: Continuity And Political Change In An Oppressive State book cover

    Zaire

    Continuity And Political Change In An Oppressive State, 1st Edition

    By Winsome J Leslie

    This book describes the historical setting of Zaire and focuses on economic and political developments during the Mobutu era. It examines the corrupt and closed political system, with its roots in the colonial state and precolonial political patterns.…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa: Shades of Empire book cover

    Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa

    Shades of Empire, 1st Edition

    By Lorena Rizzo

    This book studies the relationship between photography and history in colonial Southern Africa, using a series of encounters with Southern African photographic archives to reflect on photography as a distinct historical form. Through use of private and public archives, images produced by African…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Public Policy And Administration In Africa: Lessons From Nigeria book cover

    Public Policy And Administration In Africa

    Lessons From Nigeria, 1st Edition

    By Peter Koehn

     Originally published in 1990. A look at the vast, historically and socially complex nature of the Nigeria This book is intended to share what he has learned about public policy and administration in Africa over the past ten years. This book is based upon a decade of research, reflection, and…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • Public Participation In Development Planning And Management: Cases From Africa And Asia book cover

    Public Participation In Development Planning And Management

    Cases From Africa And Asia, 1st Edition

    By Jean-claude Garcia-zamor

    This book examines the position held by most development administrators that citizen participation in the planning and management of development projects is crucial to their lasting success. The contributors view inadequate participation as part of the larger problem of ineffective management,…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

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