African Studies Products

  • Ragged Trousered NGOs

    Development Work under Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    By Charles Buxton

    Ragged Trousered NGOs is a compelling insider's account of the NGO sector and civil society over the past 40 years, examining how and why people take collective action and engage in social development projects. The book explores different organisational and methodological aspects of NGO work…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Teenage Pregnancy and Education in the Global South

    The Case of Mozambique, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Salvi

    Teenage pregnancy is seen as a problem by researchers and policy makers the world over, but particularly so in the context of developing countries, where it is seen as an obstacle to personal and national development, exacerbating the gender gap in education, and placing an additional…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Farming Systems and Food Security in Africa

    Priorities for Science and Policy Under Global Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Dixon, Dennis P. Garrity, Jean-Marc Boffa, Timothy O. Williams, Tilahun Amede, Christopher Auricht, Rosemary Lott, George Mburathi

    An improved knowledge of Africa’s complex farming systems, set in their socio-economic and environmental context, is an essential ingredient to developing effective strategies for improving food and nutrition security. This book systematically and comprehensively describes the characteristics,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Scaling Impact

    Innovation for the Public Good, 1st Edition

    By Robert McLean, John Gargani

    Scaling Impact introduces a new and practical approach to scaling the positive impacts of research and innovation. Inspired by leading scientific and entrepreneurial innovators from across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East, this book presents a synthesis of unrivalled…

    Paperback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Africa in World Affairs

    Politics of Imperialism, the Cold War and Globalisation, 1st Edition

    By Rajen Harshé

    Africa finds itself at the centre-stage of world politics in the 21st Century. To truly determine its rising influence and role in world affairs would mean unravelling the politics of imperialism, the Cold War and globalisation. Going beyond Euro-American perspectives, this book presents a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Saving Lives in Africa

    AIDS Treatment, Religion and the Politics of Life, 1st Edition

    By Louise Mubanda Rasmussen

    In the last decade, access to AIDS treatment has rapidly increased across Sub-Saharan Africa. Saving Africans with AIDS medicine has come to represent the "best of our international development efforts." But what are the unintended effects and local implications of this life-saving project? What…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Women in African Cinema

    Beyond the Body Politic, 1st Edition

    By Lizelle Bisschoff, Stefanie Van de Peer

    Women in African Cinema showcases the very prolific and present, but often hidden and marginalised presence of women in African and diasporic cinema, both on the screen and behind the camera. Bischoff and Van de Peer provide an in-depth and sustained look at women in African cinema from different…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • A History of West Africa

    1st Edition

    By Akanmu Adebayo

    This textbook provides students with a comprehensive and engaging narrative of the history of West Africa from the earliest times to the present. Based on several decades of research and teaching on Africa, the book exposes students and readers to a more balanced history of West Africa. The content…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • International Mediation in the South African Transition

    Brokering Power in Intractable Conflicts, 1st Edition

    By Zwelethu Jolobe

    Conventional wisdom has it that South Africa’s transition to democracy was an owned process with no significant international mediation. However, this book shows that the international community, particularly the Commonwealth and the United Nations, played a profound and beneficial role in the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • Positive Tourism in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mucha Mkono

    Positive Tourism in Africa provides a crucial counter-narrative to the prevailing colonial and reductionist perspective on Africa’s tourism trajectory and future. It offers a uniquely optimistic outlook for tourism in Africa whilst acknowledging the many challenges that African countries continue…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • African Presidential Republics

    1st Edition

    By Jean Blondel

    This book provides a systematic assessment of the behaviour of successful presidents in African Presidential republics, examining the part played by presidents in the development of their countries. Using two groups of case studies, African Presidential Republics examines the variations between…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • The Culture of Dissenting Memory

    Truth Commissions in the Global South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Véronique Tadjo

    This volume deals with the manifold ways in which histories are debated and indeed historicity and historiography themselves are interrogated via the narrative modes of the truth commissions. It traces the various medial responses (memoirs, fiction, poetry, film, art) which have emerged in the wake…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

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