E-books: African Studies

  • 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

  • The United States And The Horn Of Africa: An Analytical Study Of Pattern And Process book cover

    The United States And The Horn Of Africa

    An Analytical Study Of Pattern And Process, 1st Edition

    By Okbazghi Yohannes

    The recent collapse of the bipolar world order has been accompanied by momentous changes, dynamically setting the international system in motion toward an uncertain future. Such a profound transformation of the international system mandates an evaluation of American foreign policy and the role of…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

  • The Precarious Balance: State And Society In Africa book cover

    The Precarious Balance

    State And Society In Africa, 1st Edition

    By Donald Rothchild, Naomi Chazan

    Since independence, the political institutions of many African states have undergone a process of consolidation and subsequent deterioration. Constrained by external economic dependency and an acute scarcity of economic and technical resources, state officials have demonstrated a diminished…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

  • The Dependent Economy: Lesotho And The Southern African Customs Union book cover

    The Dependent Economy

    Lesotho And The Southern African Customs Union, 1st Edition

    By Mats Ove Lundahl, Lennart Petersson

    This book aims to analyze Lesotho's prospects for economic advancement, and examines the influence of the policies and economic development of South Africa on Lesotho's own potential for development.…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

  • The Ecology Of Survival: Case Studies From Northeast African History book cover

    The Ecology Of Survival

    Case Studies From Northeast African History, 1st Edition

    By Douglas H Johnson, David M Anderson

    This book is concerned with evaluating the antiquity of the domestication changes in northern Africa, considering the nature of the environments in which they arose, their social implications and the influence of climatic change on their later progress.…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

  • Swaziland: Tradition And Change In A Southern African Kingdom book cover

    Swaziland

    Tradition And Change In A Southern African Kingdom, 1st Edition

    By Alan R Booth

    This book describes the basis of Swazi traditional life and examines how modern values are influencing change. It focuses on Hilda Kuper's original study and subsequent analyses to describe that traditional society.…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

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