Taylor & Francis India: African Studies

  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • The Global Governance of Precarity: Primitive Accumulation and the Politics of Irregular Work book cover

    The Global Governance of Precarity

    Primitive Accumulation and the Politics of Irregular Work, 1st Edition

    By Nick Bernards

    ‘Standard’ employment relationships, with permanent contracts, regular hours, and decent pay, are under assault. Precarious work and unemployment are increasingly common, and concern is also growing about the expansion of informal work and the rise of ‘modern slavery’. However, precarity and…

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  • China-Africa Relations: Building Images through Cultural Co-operation, Media Representation, and Communication book cover

    China-Africa Relations

    Building Images through Cultural Co-operation, Media Representation, and Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Batchelor, Xiaoling Zhang

    The recent rapid growth in China’s involvement in Africa is being promoted by both Chinese and African leaders as being conducted in a spirit of cooperation, friendship and equality. In the media and informally, however, a different, less harmonious picture emerges. This book explores how China and…

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  • International Investment Law and Policy in Africa: Exploring a Human Rights Based Approach to Investment Regulation and Dispute Settlement book cover

    International Investment Law and Policy in Africa

    Exploring a Human Rights Based Approach to Investment Regulation and Dispute Settlement, 1st Edition

    By Fola Adeleke

    This book studies the international investment law regime in Africa and provides a comprehensive analysis of the current treaty practices in Africa from global, regional and domestic perspectives. It develops a public interest regulation theory to highlight the role of investment regulation in…

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  • Israel and Africa: A Genealogy of Moral Geography book cover

    Israel and Africa

    A Genealogy of Moral Geography, 1st Edition

    By Haim Yacobi

    Israel and Africa critically examines the ways in which Africa – as a geopolitical entity - is socially manufactured, collectively imagined but also culturally denied in Israeli politics. Its unique exploration of moral geography and its comprehensive, interdisciplinary research on the two…

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  • The Economics and Political Economy of African Air Transport book cover

    The Economics and Political Economy of African Air Transport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Button, Gianmaria Martini, Davide Scotti

    Africa is the smallest of the ‘regional’ aviation markets but one that Boeing and others expect to expand over the medium term. Developments on the continent that require the creation of robust and efficient air transport include growth in tourism, the export of ‘exotics’, and the emergence of…

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  • African Industrial Development and European Union Co-operation: Prospects for a reengineered partnership book cover

    African Industrial Development and European Union Co-operation

    Prospects for a reengineered partnership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francis Matambalya

    Of the 54African states, only South Africa is categorised by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) amongst industrialised countries. The economic activities in Africa are still dominated by the production and trade of agricultural and mineral commodities. This situation is…

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  • Achieving Financial Stability and Growth in Africa book cover

    Achieving Financial Stability and Growth in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephany Griffith-Jones, Ricardo Gottschalk

    This book explores how the financial system should be regulated and structured to achieve the twin goals of inclusive growth and financial stability, with a focus on African low-income countries (LICs). The subject and content of this book is original in that it attempts to draw on the lessons and…

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  • Access to Justice and Human Security: Cultural Contradictions in Rural South Africa book cover

    Access to Justice and Human Security

    Cultural Contradictions in Rural South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Sindiso Mnisi Weeks

    For most people in rural South Africa, traditional justice mechanisms provide the only feasible means of accessing any form of justice. These mechanisms are popularly associated with restorative justice, reconciliation and harmony in rural communities. Yet, this ethnographic study grounded in the…

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  • Gendering Knowledge in Africa and the African Diaspora: Contesting History and Power book cover

    Gendering Knowledge in Africa and the African Diaspora

    Contesting History and Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso

    Gendering Knowledge in Africa and the African Diaspora addresses the question of to what extent the history of gender in Africa is appropriately inscribed in narratives of power, patriarchy, migration, identity and women and men’s subjection, emasculation and empowerment. The book weaves together…

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  • Routledge Handbook of Mediterranean Politics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Mediterranean Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Gillespie, Frédéric Volpi

    The Mediterranean space, defined by a major sea, a large number of littoral countries and to some extent their hinterlands, is at the same time an interface between Europe, Africa and Asia. This brings complex challenges in terms of achieving peace and stability. Recently it has received intense…

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