E-books: African Studies

  • The National Liberation Struggle in South Africa: A Case Study of the United Democratic Front, 1983-87 book cover

    The National Liberation Struggle in South Africa

    A Case Study of the United Democratic Front, 1983-87, 1st Edition

    By Gregory F. Houston

    First published in 1999, this volume follows the interactions between the United Democratic Front (UDF) and the African National Congress (ANC) and Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), which had adopted more revolutionary strategies after their banning in 1960, over the period 1983-87. Only a few studies…

    eBook – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Institutional Adjustment for Economic Growth: Small Scale Industries and Economic Transition in Asia and Africa book cover

    Institutional Adjustment for Economic Growth

    Small Scale Industries and Economic Transition in Asia and Africa, 1st Edition

    By Per Ronnas, Örjan Sjöberg, Maud Hemlin

    First published in 1998, this volume focuses on the special category of countries popularly referred to as ‘transition economies’ through an analysis of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and their role in Asian economies, with a view to assessing whether they could or should provide a model…

    eBook – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Road Freight and Privatisation: The Case of Egypt book cover

    Road Freight and Privatisation

    The Case of Egypt, 1st Edition

    By Nabil Abdel-Fattah, Richard Gray, Sharon Cullinane

    First published in 1999, this volume forms part of the Plymouth Studies in Contemporary Shipping series and focuses on Egyptian road freight privatisation. The series represents a unique collection of papers and edited texts from the leading maritime institute in Western Europe at the University of…

    eBook – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Trade Unions and Sustainable Democracy in Africa book cover

    Trade Unions and Sustainable Democracy in Africa

    1st Edition

    By Gerard Kester, Ousmane Oumarou Sidibe

    First published in 1997, this volume sets out to open a dialogue with the trade union movement and its social partners including civil society, political leaders and the scientific community. The authors, all of whom work closely with APADEP, have drawn on their personal experience and have been…

    eBook – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Bibliography of Nigeria: A Survey of Anthropological and Linguistic Writings form the Earliest Times to 1966 book cover

    Bibliography of Nigeria

    A Survey of Anthropological and Linguistic Writings form the Earliest Times to 1966, 1st Edition

    By Nduntuei O. Ita

    First published in 1971, this major bibliography devoted to Africa’s most populous country – Nigeria – is therefore a timely contribution which must be welcomed by all. The Bibliography of Nigeria contains over 5,400 entries in archaeology, all branches of anthropology, linguistic and relevant…

    eBook – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Gambia-Senegal Border: Issues in Regional Integration book cover

    The Gambia-Senegal Border

    Issues in Regional Integration, 1st Edition

    By Mariama Khan

    This book interrogates the validity of longstanding claims that Gambians and Senegalese are 'one' people in two countries and explores how that claim intersects with the politics and development needs of the two countries. Half a century after independence, proponents of Senegambian unification…

    eBook – 2019-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Africa's Choices: After Thirty Years Of The World Bank book cover

    Africa's Choices

    After Thirty Years Of The World Bank, 1st Edition

    By Michael Barratt Brown

    This book provides an account of actual African experience and African criticisms. It is designed to examine the actual viability of the World Bank's structural adjustment strategies for Africa, all of which were designed to encourage export-led growth.…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • African State And Society In The 1990s: Cameroon's Political Crossroads book cover

    African State And Society In The 1990s

    Cameroon's Political Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Takougang

    African State and Society in the 1990s is the first comprehensive English language book to appear on Cameroon's political events since 1989. Designed for academic and policy studies readers, it covers developments from the 1960s to the present as background for an analysis of the continuing…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Life-Writing from the Margins in Zimbabwe: Versions and Subversions of Crisis book cover

    Life-Writing from the Margins in Zimbabwe

    Versions and Subversions of Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Nyambi

    This book explores the unique contributions of various forms of post-2000 life-writings such as the autobiography, epistles, and biographies, to discourses about the nature and socio-politics of what has become known as the Zimbabwean crisis (c. 2000–2009). Much of what has been written about the…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in Africa: A Regional Framework for Access book cover

    Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in Africa

    A Regional Framework for Access, 1st Edition

    By Olasupo Owoeye

    A major target of Goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations in 2015 is the elimination of ‘the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases’ and combating ‘hepatitis, water-borne diseases and other communicable diseases’. Intellectual…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Ragged Trousered NGOs: Development Work under Neoliberalism book cover

    Ragged Trousered NGOs

    Development Work under Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    By Charles Buxton

    Ragged Trousered NGOs is a compelling first-hand account of the NGO sector and wider civil society over the past 40 years, examining how and why people take collective action and engage in social development projects. The book explores different organisational and methodological aspects of NGO…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge

  • Cultural Capital and Prospects for Democracy in Botswana and Ethiopia book cover

    Cultural Capital and Prospects for Democracy in Botswana and Ethiopia

    1st Edition

    By Asafa Jalata

    This book focuses on and examines the impact of cultural capital, political economy, social movements, and political consciousness on the potential development of substantive democracy in Botswana and Ethiopia. While explaining the challenges, obstacles, and opportunities for the development of…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge
    African Governance

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