Taylor & Francis India: 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

  • The African Metropolis: Struggles over Urban Space, Citizenship, and Rights to the City book cover

    The African Metropolis

    Struggles over Urban Space, Citizenship, and Rights to the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Bisola Falola

    On a planet where urbanization is rapidly expanding, nowhere is the growth more pronounced than in cities of the global South, and in particular, Africa. African metropolises are harbingers of the urban challenges that lie ahead as societies grapple with the fractured social, economic, and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Community and Trinity in Africa book cover

    Community and Trinity in Africa

    1st Edition

    By Ibrahim S. Bitrus

    Community and Trinity in Africa recasts the African tradition of community from a theological perspective. Ibrahim S. Bitrus explains the new Trinitarian hermeneutics of God as the fundamental framework for constructing an authentic African tradition of community. The book explores the tripartite…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Religion in Africa and the Diaspora

  • 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

  • Understanding the City through its Margins: Pluridisciplinary Perspectives from Case Studies in Africa, Asia and the Middle East book cover

    Understanding the City through its Margins

    Pluridisciplinary Perspectives from Case Studies in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, 1st Edition

    Edited by André Chappatte, Ulrike Freitag, Nora Lafi

    Cities the world over and in particular developing countries suffer from uneven development and inequality. This is often coupled with the view that these inequalities constitute unfortunate anomalies. In contrast, this edited volume draws out the ways in which the city has not been able to exist…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • Gendered Electoral Financing: Money, Power and Representation in Comparative Perspective book cover

    Gendered Electoral Financing

    Money, Power and Representation in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ragnhild L. Muriaas, Vibeke Wang, Rainbow Murray

    Illustrated by in-depth empirical research from six country studies, Gendered Electoral Financing: Money, Power and Representation in Comparative Perspective is the first cross-regional examination of the nexus between money, gender and political recruitment across the world. Money is assumingly…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • 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

  • The African Diaspora in India: Assimilation, Change and Cultural Survivals book cover

    The African Diaspora in India

    Assimilation, Change and Cultural Survivals, 1st Edition

    By Purnima Mehta Bhatt

    This book explores the understudied and often overlooked subject of African presence in India. It focuses on the so-called Sidis, Siddis or Habshis who occupy a unique place in Indian history. The Sidis comprise scattered communities of people of African descent who travelled and settled along the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge India

  • Researching South-South Development Cooperation: The Politics of Knowledge Production book cover

    Researching South-South Development Cooperation

    The Politics of Knowledge Production, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emma Mawdsley, Elsje Fourie, Wiebe Nauta

    Over the last two decades the expanding role of Southern countries as development partners has led to tectonic shifts in global development ideas, practices, norms and actors. Researchers are faced with new questions around identity, power and positionality in global development. Researching…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Global Heritage Assemblages: Development and Modern Architecture in Africa book cover

    Global Heritage Assemblages

    Development and Modern Architecture in Africa, 1st Edition

    By Christoph Rausch

    UNESCO aims to tackle Africa’s under-representation on its World Heritage List by inscribing instances of nineteenth- and twentieth-century modern architecture and urban planning there. But, what is one to make of the utopias of progress and development for which these buildings and sites stand?…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • Social Justice and Transformative Learning: Culture and Identity in the United States and South Africa book cover

    Social Justice and Transformative Learning

    Culture and Identity in the United States and South Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saundra M. Tomlinson-Clarke, Darren L. Clarke

    The similarities between the United States and South Africa with respect to race, power, oppression and economic inequities are striking, and a better understanding of these parallels can provide educational gains for students and educators in both countries. Through shared experiences and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Hope and Uncertainty in Contemporary African Migration book cover

    Hope and Uncertainty in Contemporary African Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nauja Kleist, Dorte Thorsen

    This volume examines the relationship between hope, mobility, and immobility in African migration. Through case studies set within and beyond the continent, it demonstrates that hope offers a unique prism for analyzing the social imaginaries and aspirations which underpin migration in situations of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

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