Taylor & Francis India: African Studies

  • Cricket: A Political History of the Global Game, 1945-2017 book cover

    Cricket: A Political History of the Global Game, 1945-2017

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Wagg

    Cricket is an enduring paradox. On the one hand, it symbolises much that is outmoded: imperialism; a leisured elite; a rural, aristocratic Englishness. On the other, it endures as a global game and does so by skilful adaptation, trading partly on its mythic past and partly on its capacity to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • 'Democratic Knowledge' and Knowledge Production: Preliminary Reflections on Democratisation in North Africa book cover

    'Democratic Knowledge' and Knowledge Production

    Preliminary Reflections on Democratisation in North Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Larbi Sadiki

    Sudden change in North Africa manifested through popular protests followed by the end of authoritarian regimes in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya revitalised the scholarly concern with democracy in the region. Democratisation and democracy received fresh attention in the ‘Arab Spring’. Arab citizens…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • The Informal Economy in Developing Countries book cover

    The Informal Economy in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Pierre Cling, Stéphane Lagrée, Mireille Razafindrakoto, François Roubaud

    Informality is ubiquitous in most developing countries. Understanding the informal economy is therefore of utmost importance from a political, economic and social point of view. Paradoxically, despite its economic importance, knowledge is extremely limited regarding the informal economy. It remains…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • International Feminist Perspectives on Educational Reform: The Work of Gail Paradise Kelly book cover

    International Feminist Perspectives on Educational Reform

    The Work of Gail Paradise Kelly, 1st Edition

    Edited by David H. Kelly

    Originally published in 1996. This volume brings together articles by Gail Paradise Kelly spanning a twenty-year period. It represents an aspect of the history of the feminist movement as related to education. Early articles from 1970 onwards consider experiences of the students’ campus feminist…

    Paperback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Women's Education in the Third World: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    Women's Education in the Third World

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By David H. Kelly, Gail P. Kelly

    Originally published in 1989. This detailed bibliography focuses on women’s education in the developing nations of Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and the Middle East. It contains annotations for about 1200 published works in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and German. The…

    Paperback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Growth and Institutions in African Development book cover

    Growth and Institutions in African Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Augustin K. Fosu

    Recent years have seen a sustained research effort exploring the African development experience. The extant literature has offered a large set of explanations as to why the African development record has lagged behind that of other regions of the developing world. This new volume brings…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Fiscal Policy and the Natural Resources Curse: How to Escape from the Poverty Trap book cover

    Fiscal Policy and the Natural Resources Curse

    How to Escape from the Poverty Trap, 1st Edition

    By Paul Mosley

    It is widely accepted that natural resource wealth, especially in the form of oil and minerals, can be a key factor in inhibiting economic development. Many of the countries that are richest in natural resources – including oil, metals and diamonds – are amongst the world’s poorest. Why? Fiscal…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Human Rights, Race, and Resistance in Africa and the African Diaspora book cover

    Human Rights, Race, and Resistance in Africa and the African Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Cacee Hoyer

    Africans and their descendants have long been faced with abuse of their human rights, most frequently due to racism or racialized issues. Consequently, understanding shifting conceptualizations of race and identity is essential to understanding how people of color confronted these encounters.…

    Paperback – 2018-10-25
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  • Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers: Making the Right Connections book cover

    Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers

    Making the Right Connections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Meagher, Laura Mann, Maxim Bolt

    This book addresses the question of whether greater inclusion in the global economy offers a solution to rising unemployment and poverty in contemporary Africa. The authors trace the connection between global demographic change and new mechanisms of economic inclusion via global value chains,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Contrasts and contests about philosophy book cover

    Contrasts and contests about philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mogobe B. Ramose

    The sheer variety of socio-political events and technological advancements which affect modern society, and the speed and intensity at which these events occur around the world, delivers change known as epistemic and social transformation. Within this context, the question of justice for all is a…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Resilience and Collapse in African Savannahs: Causes and consequences of environmental change in east Africa book cover

    Resilience and Collapse in African Savannahs

    Causes and consequences of environmental change in east Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Bollig, David M. Anderson

    This book assesses the causes and consequences of environmental change in East Africa, asking whether local African communities are sufficiently resilient to cope with the ecological and social challenges that confront them. It focuses on the savannahs of the Baringo-Bogoria basin, and the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Ethiopians in an Age of Migration: Scattered lives beyond borders book cover

    Ethiopians in an Age of Migration

    Scattered lives beyond borders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The migration of Ethiopians across international borders is a recent phenomenon because of the limited integration of the country and society to the global economy. Since it was never colonized – aside from the Italian occupation of 1936-1941 – Ethiopia’s economy and society were not directly…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

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