E-books: African Studies

  • The Everyday State in Africa: Governance Practices and State Ideas in Ethiopia book cover

    The Everyday State in Africa

    Governance Practices and State Ideas in Ethiopia, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Mulugeta

    This book reconceptualises the idea of the state in Ethiopia. It focuses on the cultural and political processes of state formation, and reveals the complexity of state–society relations as they unfold in the everyday context of local life. It does so by exploring specific configurations of…

    eBook – 2020-02-06
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Economic Development in Ghana and Malaysia: A Comparative Analysis book cover

    Economic Development in Ghana and Malaysia

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Samuel K. Andoh, Bernice J. deGannes Scott, Grace Ofori-Abebrese

    Economic Development in Ghana and Malaysia investigates why two countries that appeared to be at more or less the same stage of economic development at one point in time have diverged so substantially. At the time of their independence from the UK in 1957, both Ghana and Malaysia were at roughly…

    eBook – 2020-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • A Theology of International Development book cover

    A Theology of International Development

    1st Edition

    By Thia Cooper

    Religion and development have been intertwined since development's beginnings, yet faith-based aid and development agencies consistently fail to consider how their theology and practice intersect. This book offers a Christian theology of development, with practical solutions to bridge the gap and…

    eBook – 2020-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Political Protest in Contemporary Kenya: Change and Continuities book cover

    Political Protest in Contemporary Kenya

    Change and Continuities, 1st Edition

    By Jacob Mwathi Mati

    This book analyses the emergence, strategies, and outcomes of the struggle to embed democratic governance and constitutional order in Kenya, showcasing both the power and the limits of citizen agency in the struggle to transform a postcolonial African state. Utilising data from primary…

    eBook – 2020-02-04
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • The Human Rights Council: The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa book cover

    The Human Rights Council

    The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa, 1st Edition

    By Damian Etone

    This book examines the engagement of African states with the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism. This human rights mechanism is known for its pacific and non-confrontational approach to monitoring state human rights implementation. Coming at the end of…

    eBook – 2020-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Electricity and Energy Transition in Nigeria book cover

    Electricity and Energy Transition in Nigeria

    1st Edition

    By Norbert Edomah

    Electricity and Energy Transition in Nigeria provides readers with a detailed account of the dynamics of energy infrastructure change in Nigeria’s electricity sector. The book starts by introducing the basic theories underpinning the politics of energy infrastructure supply and goes on to explore…

    eBook – 2020-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Energy Studies

  • Infrastructure Development in Nigeria: A Political and Economic History book cover

    Infrastructure Development in Nigeria

    A Political and Economic History, 1st Edition

    By Michael O. Onolememen

    This book examines the politics and economics of infrastructure development in Nigeria from Independence in 1960 up to 2015, and the role of good governance in promoting the socioeconomic wellbeing of citizens. Arguing for the need for transformational leadership in infrastructure development…

    eBook – 2020-01-22
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • The Exclusionary Politics of Digital Financial Inclusion: Mobile Money, Gendered Walls book cover

    The Exclusionary Politics of Digital Financial Inclusion

    Mobile Money, Gendered Walls, 1st Edition

    By Serena Natile

    Focusing on Kenya’s path-breaking mobile money project M-Pesa, this book examines and critiques the narratives and institutions of digital financial inclusion as a development strategy for gender equality, arguing for a politics of redistribution to guide future digital financial inclusion projects…

    eBook – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Making Urban Theory: Learning and Unlearning through Southern Cities book cover

    Making Urban Theory

    Learning and Unlearning through Southern Cities, 1st Edition

    By Mary Lawhon

    This book facilitates more careful engagement with the production, politics and geography of knowledge as scholars create space for the inclusion of southern cities in urban theory. Making Urban Theory addresses debates of the past fifty years regarding whether and why scholars should conceptualize…

    eBook – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Decoloniality and New Postcolonialisms

  • Strategic Marketing of Higher Education in Africa book cover

    Strategic Marketing of Higher Education in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emmanuel Mogaji, Felix Maringe, Robert Ebo Hinson

    Strategic Marketing of Higher Education in Africa explores higher education marketing themes along the lines of understanding higher education markets, university branding and international marketing strategies, digital marketing, and student choice-making. The Higher Education landscape around the…

    eBook – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Marketing

  • Senegal: An African Nation Between Islam And The West, Second Edition book cover

    Senegal

    An African Nation Between Islam And The West, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Sheldon Gellar

    A West African nation with an extremely rich political and cultural heritage, Senegal continues to serve as a role model for Francophone Africa despite its weak economic base and small population. Senegal's status as both a Sahelian and a maritime country brought its people into early contact with…

    eBook – 2020-01-17
    Routledge

  • A History Of South Africa To 1870 book cover

    A History Of South Africa To 1870

    1st Edition

    By Monica Wilson

    This book is aimed towards advancing an understanding of the South African past essential to an appreciation of the South African promise and problems. It presents a survey of the archaeological data, and describes the hunting, herding, and cultivating peoples, and the dominant colonial society.…

    eBook – 2020-01-16
    Routledge

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