Taylor & Francis India: African Studies

  • The New African Diaspora in the United States book cover

    The New African Diaspora in the United States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Adebayo Oyebade

    Fast growing in population, African immigrants in the United States have become a significant force, to the point that the idea of a new African diaspora is now a reality. This thriving community has opened new arenas of scholarly discourse on Black Atlantic history beyond the trans-Atlantic slave…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Discourses of the Developing World: Researching properties, problems and potentials book cover

    Discourses of the Developing World

    Researching properties, problems and potentials, 1st Edition

    By Shi-xu, Kwesi Kwaa Prah, María Laura Pardo

    Against the backdrop of overwhelming discourse scholarship emanating from the Western cosmopolitan centres, this volume offers a development-centred approach to unfamiliar, marginalized or otherwise disadvantaged discourses of the Third World or the Global South. Written by leading researchers…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Issues in Swahili Ethnography book cover

    Contemporary Issues in Swahili Ethnography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iain Walker

    The term ‘Swahili’ describes the Muslim peoples of the East African coast, speakers of Kiswahili or closely related languages, who have historically filled roles as middlemen and merchants, the cosmopolitan products of a trading economy between Africa and the Indian Ocean world. This collection…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Feminist Advocacy, Family Law and Violence against Women: International Perspectives book cover

    Feminist Advocacy, Family Law and Violence against Women

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mahnaz Akhami, Yakın Ertürk, Ann Elizabeth Mayer

    Around the world, discriminatory legislation prevents women from accessing their human rights. It can affect almost every aspect of a woman's life, including the right to choose a partner, inherit property, hold a job, and obtain child custody. Often referred to as family law, these laws have…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • South Africa's Struggle to Remember: Contested Memories of Squatter Resistance in the Western Cape book cover

    South Africa's Struggle to Remember

    Contested Memories of Squatter Resistance in the Western Cape, 1st Edition

    By Kim Wale

    Transitional justice studies typically focuses on how nations remember, face and deal with histories of past violence. This book, however, shifts the frame from national discourses of transitional justice onto local memory actors who attempt to engage with these broader systems of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Europa Perspectives in Transitional Justice

  • Africans Are Not Black: The case for conceptual liberation book cover

    Africans Are Not Black

    The case for conceptual liberation, 1st Edition

    By Kwesi Tsri

    Africans are not literally black, yet they are called black. Why? This book explores the genesis and evolution of the description of Africans as black, the consequences of this practice, and how it contributes to the denigration (blackening) and dehumanisation of Africans. It uses this analysis to…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Minority Politics in the Middle East and North Africa: The Prospects for Transformative Change book cover

    Minority Politics in the Middle East and North Africa

    The Prospects for Transformative Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Will Kymlicka, Eva Pföstl

    Projects of democratic reform in the Middle East and North Africa have said little about the place of minorities and minority rights in their vision of reform, implying that these issues are best deferred to some indefinite future. While many people describe the Arab Spring as a ‘battle for…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Gender, Peace and Security in Africa book cover

    Gender, Peace and Security in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cheryl Hendricks, Romi Sigsworth

    There is often a moment in time that acts as a rallying point around a particular issue. 2015 was one of those moments for women, peace and security as numerous landmark anniversaries were celebrated in the field. Africa has, in many ways, been the global laboratory for the gender, peace and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of Global Microcredit: Development, debt and disillusion book cover

    The Rise and Fall of Global Microcredit

    Development, debt and disillusion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Milford Bateman, Stephanie Blankenburg, Richard Kozul-Wright

    In the mid-1980s the international development community helped launch what was to quickly become one of the most popular poverty reduction and local economic development policies of all time. Microcredit, the system of disbursing tiny micro-loans to the poor to help them to establish their own…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • Peacebuilding in Contemporary Africa: In Search of Alternative Strategies book cover

    Peacebuilding in Contemporary Africa

    In Search of Alternative Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Omeje

    Peacebuilding in Contemporary Africa explores the challenges and opportunities faced by countries and societies transitioning from armed conflicts to peace in contemporary Africa. It evaluates the effectiveness, outcomes and failures of existing peacebuilding initiatives implemented by stakeholders…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Photography in and out of Africa: Iterations with Difference book cover

    Photography in and out of Africa

    Iterations with Difference, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kylie Thomas, Louise Green

    This book offers a range of perspectives on photography in Africa, bringing research on South African photography into conversation with work from several other places on the continent, including Angola, the DRC, Kenya, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. The collection engages with the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Indian Ocean Futures: New Partnerships, New Alliances, and Academic Diplomacy book cover

    Indian Ocean Futures

    New Partnerships, New Alliances, and Academic Diplomacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Doyle, Graham Seal

    Indian Ocean studies, which once lagged behind studies of the Atlantic and the Pacific, is an important emerging academic field which has come into its own. In the next fifty years, the Indian Ocean Region will become very significant as a result of enormous demographic changes. What was the Ocean…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

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