Taylor & Francis India: African Studies

  • The Political Economy of Energy in Sub-Saharan Africa book cover

    The Political Economy of Energy in Sub-Saharan Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lucky E. Asuelime, Andrew Emmanuel Okem

    A deepening ecological crisis is rearing its head in sub-Saharan Africa, as it faces a myriad of challenges in regards to the development of its energy sector. The ‘dirty now and clean up later’ approach to the environment has a strong appeal, particularly because it is often thought of as the last…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Tunisian Women�s Rights Movement: From Nascent Activism to Influential Power-broking book cover

    The Tunisian Women�s Rights Movement

    From Nascent Activism to Influential Power-broking, 1st Edition

    By Jane D Tchaïcha, Khedija Arfaoui

    Tunisian women have received significant attention for their active participation in preserving and extending women’s rights since 2011. However, their activism and latest achievements should be considered not a recent phenomenon but rather part and parcel of a distinctive local history that has…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Law and Regulation of Mobile Payment Systems: Issues arising �post� financial inclusion in Kenya book cover

    Law and Regulation of Mobile Payment Systems

    Issues arising �post� financial inclusion in Kenya, 1st Edition

    By Joy Malala

    Over the last ten years mobile payment systems have revolutionised banking in some countries in Africa. In Kenya the introduction of M-Pesa, a new financial services model, has transformed the banking and financial services industry. Giving the unbanked majority access to the financial services…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Traditional Institutions in Contemporary African Governance book cover

    Traditional Institutions in Contemporary African Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kidane Mengisteab, Gerard Hagg

    Most African economies range from moderately advanced capitalist systems with modern banks and stock markets to peasant and pastoral subsistent systems. Most African countries are also characterized by parallel institutions of governance – one is the state sanctioned (formal) system and the other…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Public Finance and Economic Growth in Developing Countries: Lessons from Ethiopia's Reforms book cover

    Public Finance and Economic Growth in Developing Countries

    Lessons from Ethiopia's Reforms, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Peterson

    Public finance is crucial to a country’s economic growth, yet successful reform of public finances has been rare. Ethiopia is an example of a country that undertook comprehensive reform of its core financial systems, independent of the IMF and the World Bank, and successfully transformed itself…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa book cover

    Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Odey, Toyin Falola

    A fundamental question about contemporary Africa is why does Africa remain so poor, long after the departure of the European Colonial domination and in the midst of so many natural resources? Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa provides new understandings of the persistent issue of poverty in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Development of African Capital Markets: A Legal and Institutional Approach book cover

    The Development of African Capital Markets

    A Legal and Institutional Approach, 1st Edition

    By Boniface Chimpango

    Most capital markets that have been established in developing economies like Africa have struggled to make progress over two decades down the line. Development of African Capital Markets explores why these markets have remained underdeveloped and discusses a possible development theory that can be…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora book cover

    Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Ackah, Jualynne E. Dodson, R. Drew Smith

    Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora explores the ways in which religious ideas and beliefs continue to play a crucial role in the lives of people of African descent. The chapters in this volume use historical and contemporary examples to show how people of African…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action book cover

    Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Andersen, Purnaka L. de Silva

    In this moment of unprecedented humanitarian crises, the representations of global disasters are increasingly common media themes around the world. The Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action explores the interconnections between media, old and new, and the humanitarian challenges that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Managing Heritage in Africa: Who Cares? book cover

    Managing Heritage in Africa

    Who Cares?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Webber Ndoro, Shadreck Chirikure, Janette Deacon

    Managing Heritage in Africa provides a wide-ranging, up-to-date synthesis of heritage management practice in Africa, covering a broad spectrum of heritage issues such as archaeology, living traditions, sacred sites, heritage of pain (slavery), international conventions cultural landscapes, heritage…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Practicing Sufism: Sufi Politics and Performance in Africa book cover

    Practicing Sufism

    Sufi Politics and Performance in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abdelmajid Hannoum

    Islam in Africa is deeply connected with Sufism, and the history of Islam is in a significant way a history of Sufism. Yet even within this continent, the practice and role of Sufism varies across the regions. This interdisciplinary volume brings together histories and experiences of Sufism in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on African Witchcraft book cover

    Perspectives on African Witchcraft

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mariano Pavanello

    This volume draws on a range of ethnographic and historical material to provide insight into witchcraft in sub-Saharan Africa. The chapters explore a variety of cultural contexts, with contributions focusing on Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ghana, Mali, Ethiopia and Eritrean diaspora. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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