Taylor & Francis India: African Culture and Society

  • Women, Literature and Development in Africa book cover

    Women, Literature and Development in Africa

    2nd Edition

    By Anthonia C. Kalu

    This book is a powerful exploration of the role of women in the evolution of African thinking and narratives on development, from the precolonial period right through to the modern day. Whilst the book identifies women’s oppression and marginalization as significant challenges to contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • A Relational Model of Public Discourse: The African Philosophy of Ubuntu book cover

    A Relational Model of Public Discourse

    The African Philosophy of Ubuntu, 1st Edition

    By Leyla Tavernaro-Haidarian

    Contemporary democratic discourses are frequently, though not exclusively, characterized by an attitude of ‘pro and con' where the aim is to persuade others, a jury or an audience, of what is right and what is wrong. Challenging such procedures, this book teases out an alternative model of public…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Mining and Community in South Africa: From Small Town to Iron Town book cover

    Mining and Community in South Africa

    From Small Town to Iron Town, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philippe Burger, Lochner Marais, Deirdre van Rooyen

    Mining has played a key role in the growth of many towns in South Africa. This growth has been accompanied by a proliferation of informal settlements, by pressure to provide basic services and by institutional pressures in local government to support mining. Fragile municipal finance, changing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Rights-based Litigation, Urban Governance and Social Justice in South Africa: The Right to Joburg book cover

    Rights-based Litigation, Urban Governance and Social Justice in South Africa

    The Right to Joburg, 1st Edition

    By Marius Pieterse

    Rights-based Litigation, Urban Governance and Social Justice in South Africa considers the overlap between legal and everyday struggles for social and spatial justice in the particular context of Johannesburg, South Africa. Drawing from literature across disciplines of law, urban geography and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Gendering Knowledge in Africa and the African Diaspora: Contesting History and Power book cover

    Gendering Knowledge in Africa and the African Diaspora

    Contesting History and Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso

    Gendering Knowledge in Africa and the African Diaspora addresses the question of to what extent the history of gender in Africa is appropriately inscribed in narratives of power, patriarchy, migration, identity and women and men’s subjection, emasculation and empowerment. The book weaves together…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Literature and Culture in Global Africa book cover

    Literature and Culture in Global Africa

    1st Edition

    By Tanure Ojaide

    Engaging and interrogating the idea of a ‘Global Africa’, this book examines how African literary and cultural productions have changed over the years due to the social and political influences brought about by increased globalisation. Tanure Ojaide takes a variety of European theoretical concepts…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • #FeesMustFall and Youth Mobilisation in South Africa: Reform or Revolution? book cover

    #FeesMustFall and Youth Mobilisation in South Africa

    Reform or Revolution?, 1st Edition

    By Musawenkosi Ndlovu

    This book examines the historical FeesMustFall (FMF) university student protests that took place in South Africa and shows how the enduring historical construction, representation and conceptualisation of South African youth (as typically radical and political) contributed to the (mis)…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Integral Community Enterprise in Africa: Communitalism as an Alternative to Capitalism book cover

    Integral Community Enterprise in Africa

    Communitalism as an Alternative to Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Anselm Adodo

    At a time of global economic crisis and disillusionment with capitalism, Adodo offers refreshing and positive insight into a more integral way of business management, enterprise and community development as well as holistic healing in Africa. For over three decades, Africa was the recipient of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Horn of Africa since the 1960s: Local and International Politics Intertwined book cover

    The Horn of Africa since the 1960s

    Local and International Politics Intertwined, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aleksi Ylönen, Jan Záhořík

    The Horn of Africa has long been one of the most dynamic and politically turbulent sub-regions on the African continent.  Host to great ancient civilizations, diverse peoples, and expansive states, the region has experienced massive social, economic, and political transformations which have given…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Humanitarianism and the Quantification of Human Needs: Minimal Humanity book cover

    Humanitarianism and the Quantification of Human Needs

    Minimal Humanity, 1st Edition

    By Joël Glasman

    This book provides the first historical inquiry into the quantification of needs in humanitarian assistance. Ultimately the book argues that we cannot understand the global humanitarian aid movement, if we do not understand how humanitarian agencies made human suffering commensurable across borders…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • A New Narrative for Africa: Voice and Agency book cover

    A New Narrative for Africa

    Voice and Agency, 1st Edition

    By Abiodun Alao

    This book examines the perception of Africa in the global system, tracing Africa’s transition from a "problem" to be solved into an agent with a rising voice in the world. Mixing Afro-optimism with heavy doses of Afro-reality and Afro-responsibility, this book calls for a new political narrative…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge

  • Sports in African History, Politics, and Identity Formation book cover

    Sports in African History, Politics, and Identity Formation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Gennaro, Saheed Aderinto

    Sports in African History, Politics, and Identity Formation explores how sports can render a key to unlocking complex social, political, economic, and gendered relations across Africa and the Diaspora. Sports hold significant value and have an intricate relationship with many components of African…

    Paperback – 2019-04-04
    Routledge

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