E-books: African Studies

  • Construction Health and Safety in Developing Countries book cover

    Construction Health and Safety in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Manu, Fidelis Emuze, Tarcisio Abreu Saurin, Bonaventura H. W. Hadikusumo

    The global construction sector is infamous for high levels of injuries, accidents and fatalities, and poor health and well-being of its workforce. While this record appears in both developed and developing countries, the situation is worse in developing countries, where major spending on…

    eBook – 2019-08-22
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • A Future South Africa: Visions, Strategies, And Realities book cover

    A Future South Africa

    Visions, Strategies, And Realities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter L. Berger

    This book identifies the key 'actors' whose visions and strategies are crucial to the pattern which change will take in South Africa. These actors, their visions and 'strategic logic' were subjected to a critique by their researchers in the light of contemporary South African 'realities'.…

    eBook – 2019-08-22
    Routledge

  • The Normalization of the HIV and AIDS Epidemic in South Africa book cover

    The Normalization of the HIV and AIDS Epidemic in South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Katinka de Wet

    This book explores the normalization of HIV and AIDS, reflecting upon the intended and unintended consequences of the multifarious "AIDS industry." The Normalization of the HIV and AIDS Epidemic in South Africa deals with the manner in which the HIV and AIDS epidemic has become such a well-known…

    eBook – 2019-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health in Africa

  • Africans and the Holocaust: Perceptions and Responses of Colonized and Sovereign Peoples book cover

    Africans and the Holocaust

    Perceptions and Responses of Colonized and Sovereign Peoples, 1st Edition

    By Edward Kissi

    This book is an original and comparative study of reactions in West and East Africa to the persecution and attempted annihilation of Jews in Europe and in former German colonies in sub-Saharan Africa during the Second World War.An intellectual and diplomatic history of World War II and the…

    eBook – 2019-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Psychoses Of Power: African Personal Dictatorships book cover

    Psychoses Of Power

    African Personal Dictatorships, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Decalo

    This book is about the idiosyncratic personal dictatorships sprang up in Africa in the 1960s and 1970s. It surveys the social, economic, and political histories of Uganda, Central African Republic and Equatorial Guinea, exploring conditions that facilitated the rise of the dictatorial triumvirate.…

    eBook – 2019-08-21
    Routledge

  • African Security Issues: Sovereignty, Stability, And Solidarity book cover

    African Security Issues

    Sovereignty, Stability, And Solidarity, 1st Edition

    By Bruce E. Arlinghaus

    As African nations emerge more fully from the immediate postinde-pendence era, there is a pressing need to examine their security concerns from both African and global perspectives. Issues of strategic access and resources, superpower and regional conflict, economic growth and internal stability,…

    eBook – 2019-08-16
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Government Subsidised Housing in South Africa book cover

    The Political Economy of Government Subsidised Housing in South Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sithembiso Lindelihle Myeni, Andrew Okem

    This book unpacks the political economy of government subsidised housing programmes in South Africa. Exploring government policy towards subsidised housing in South Africa, this edited collection analyses various programmes, their shortcomings and potential options to address these weaknesses in…

    eBook – 2019-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Political Economy of Africa

  • Bridging The Rift: The New South Africa In Africa book cover

    Bridging The Rift

    The New South Africa In Africa, 1st Edition

    By Larry Swatuk

    Despite the lingering effects of more than a decade of sanctions and economic stagnation, South Africa retains the most powerful, industrialized, and diversified economy in sub-Saharan Africa. Today, as a postapartheid future is constructed and as the old political and economic barriers with the…

    eBook – 2019-08-15
    Routledge

  • Afropolitanism and the Novel: De-realizing Africa book cover

    Afropolitanism and the Novel

    De-realizing Africa, 1st Edition

    By Ashleigh Harris

    The place of the novel as a literary form in Africa is contested. Its colonial origins and its unaffordability for most Africans make it a bad fit for the continent, yet it was also central to the creation of most postcolonial African national literary canons. These bipolar traditions remain…

    eBook – 2019-08-09
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • Rethinking Ownership of Development in Africa book cover

    Rethinking Ownership of Development in Africa

    1st Edition

    By T.D. Harper-Shipman

    Rethinking Ownership of Development in Africa demonstrates how instead of empowering the communities they work with, the jargon of development ownership often actually serves to perpetuate the centrality of multilateral organizations and international donors in African development, awarding a…

    eBook – 2019-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Dimensions of African Statehood: Everyday Governance and Provision of Public Goods book cover

    Dimensions of African Statehood

    Everyday Governance and Provision of Public Goods, 1st Edition

    By Randi Solhjell

    This book argues that the way in which we use the concept of "state" in many African countries must involve a deeper engagement of the complex workings of state–society relations, rather than a master narrative of European state formation. Dimensions of African Statehood explores the concept of "…

    eBook – 2019-08-06
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Chinese Peace in Africa: From Peacekeeper to Peacemaker book cover

    Chinese Peace in Africa

    From Peacekeeper to Peacemaker, 1st Edition

    By Steven C.Y. Kuo

    China’s emergence in Africa is the most significant development for the continent since at least the end of the Cold War. Of the permanent members of the UN Security Council, China is also the largest contributor in terms of troop numbers to United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (UNPKO). While…

    eBook – 2019-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

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