New Library Reference Titles from African Studies

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  • Africa in Black Liberation Activism

    Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael and Walter Rodney

    By Tunde Adeleke

    This book revisits and analyzes three of the most accomplished twentieth century Black Diaspora activists: Malcolm X (1925–1965), Stokely Carmichael (1941–1998) and Walter Rodney (1942–1980). All three began their careers in the Diaspora and later turned toward Africa. This became the foundation…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Environment and Identity Politics in Colonial Africa

    Fulani Migrations and Land Conflict

    By Emmanuel Mbah

    Economic, political, and ethnic favoritism are common themes in the historiography of colonial Africa. Land ownership and control, and the abilities of the respective landscapes to sustain Africa’s growing population amidst the throes of climate change, have created recurrent identity crises…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Dissent, Protest and Dispute in Africa

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Emmanuel Mbah

    This book provides unique and detailed perspectives on different aspects of dissent, protest and disputes and how these have, in turn, continued to pose challenges in Africa. The contributors argue that, dissent, protest and most forms of disputes in Africa are the result of daily challenges that…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers

    Making the Right Connections

    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,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge

  • South African Foreign Policy

    Identities, Intentions, and Directions

    Edited by David R Black, David Hornsby

    This book considers the identity, direction, and intentions embodied in post-apartheid South African Foreign Policy.  It aims to deepen the understanding of this evolving post-apartheid foreign policy through an exploration of the nature and trajectory of key bilateral relationships from both the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Inclusive Growth in Africa

    Policies, Practice, and Lessons Learnt

    Edited by Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa, Abebe Shimeles, Angela Lusigi, Ahmed Moummi

    Inclusive Growth in Africa analyzes the concept of inclusion within the challenges facing Africa’s rapidly growing economies, where rising affluence for some has been accompanied almost everywhere with rising inequality. Using a combination of political economy analyses, sector studies…

    Hardback – 2016-10-07
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

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

    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.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Africa and the Indian Ocean Region

    Edited by Timothy Doyle, Dennis Rumley

    This book examines the presence of Africa as a significant force in the western Indian Ocean. Africa will increasingly play a pivotal role in the future of the geopolitics of the Indian Ocean region. The book considers the scope for greater African involvement in Indian Ocean region-building…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge

  • The New African Diaspora in the United States

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Gender, Peace and Security in Africa

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge

  • Africans Are Not Black

    The case for conceptual liberation

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research Series in Ethnic, Gender and Class Relations

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