Taylor & Francis India: African Politics

  • Multiparty Democracy and Political Change: Constraints to Democratization in Africa book cover

    Multiparty Democracy and Political Change

    Constraints to Democratization in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Mukum Mbaku, Julius O. Ihonvbere

    First published in 1998, This book is written by seasoned scholars of African Studies and it intended to make a significant contribution to the debate on democracy and democratization in the continent. It contains a rich mixture of analytical ideas and views on the transition to accountable,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa book cover

    Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Richard Tomlinson

    Originally published in 1990, Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa examines the democratic future of South Africa in the context of policy options and constraints. The book looks at the issue of South Africa’s future including access to land and housing, marked regional differences in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • 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 addresses the perception of Africa in the global equation, tracing Africa’s transition from a "problem" to be solved into an agency. Mixing Afro-optimism with heavy doses of Afro-reality and Afro-responsibility, this book attempts an academic picture of Africa This book calls for a new…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Pan-African Education: A Must for the African Union book cover

    Pan-African Education

    A Must for the African Union, 1st Edition

    By John K. Marah

    This book makes a critical contribution to the study of pan-Africanism and the education of African people for continental African citizenship. It is a unique endeavor in that it intersects the social history of pan-Africanism and the education of African people at a 'global' level and provides…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    African Studies

  • Voice and Power in Africa's Democracy: Institutions, Participation and Accountability book cover

    Voice and Power in Africa's Democracy

    Institutions, Participation and Accountability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Said Adejumobi

    Africa has made notable progress in its nascent democracy but with uneven performance across countries. However, across the board, challenges abound. Central to Africa’s checkered democratic narrative is the weakness of its democratic institutions, participatory mechanisms and accountability…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • Mauritania's Colonels: Political Leadership, Civil-Military Relations and Democratization book cover

    Mauritania's Colonels

    Political Leadership, Civil-Military Relations and Democratization, 1st Edition

    By Boubacar N’Diaye

    This book, the result of more than a decade of research, focuses on the socio-political dynamics and civil-military relations in a little studied country: Mauritania, located in the troubled North-western part of Africa. Boubacar N’Diaye brings into light the political evolution of this country…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • National Liberation Movements as Government in Africa book cover

    National Liberation Movements as Government in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Redie Bereketeab

    Africa is well known for the production of national liberation movements (NLMs), stemming from a history of exploitation, colonisation and slavery. NLMs are generally characterised by a struggle carried out by or in the name of suppressed people for political, social, cultural, economic,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Democracy Disconnected: Participation and Governance in a City of the South book cover

    Democracy Disconnected

    Participation and Governance in a City of the South, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Anciano, Laurence Piper

    Why is dissatisfaction with local democracy endemic, despite the spread of new participatory institutions? This book argues that a key reason is the limited power of elected local officials, especially to produce the City. City Hall lacks control over key aspects of city decision-making, especially…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Public Participation in African Constitutionalism book cover

    Public Participation in African Constitutionalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tania Abbiate, Markus Böckenförde, Veronica Federico

    During the last decade of the 20th century, Africa has been marked by a "constitutional wind" which has blown across the continent giving impetus to constitutional reforms designed to introduce constitutionalism and good governance. One of the main features of these processes has been the promotion…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation book cover

    African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan O. Chimakonam

    African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation is about the unconcern for, and marginalisation of, the environment in African philosophy. The issue of the environment is still very much neglected by governments, corporate bodies, academics and specifically, philosophers in the sub-Saharan Africa…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • New Histories of South Africa's Apartheid-Era Bantustans book cover

    New Histories of South Africa's Apartheid-Era Bantustans

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shireen Ally, Arianna Lissoni

    The bantustans – or ‘homelands’ – were created by South Africa’s apartheid regime as ethnically-defined territories for Africans. Granted self-governing and ‘independent’ status by Pretoria, they aimed to deflect the demands for full political representation by black South Africans and were shunned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

3Series in African Politics

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