E-books: African Studies

  • 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

  • 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

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