African Studies Products

  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Mediterranean Politics

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development

    By Serena Cosgrove, Benjamin Curtis

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

  • The Zambezi River Basin

    Water and sustainable development

    Edited by Jonathan Lautze, Zebediah Phiri, Vladimir Smakhtin, Davison Saruchera

    The Zambezi river is the fourth longest in Africa, crossing or bordering Zambia, Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The river basin is widely recognized as one of the most important basins in southern Africa and is the focus of contested development, including water for hydropower…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Major River Basins of the World

  • Practising Empowerment in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    Wine, Ethics and Development

    By Agatha Herman

    Despite the promise and optimism surrounding the post-apartheid transition, South African society continues to be highly racialised in its discourses, identities and practices, even within the very strategies that aim to change power relations and heal racialised divisions. Renowned for its brutal…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • African Peace Militaries

    War, Peace and Democratic Governance

    Edited by David J. Francis

    This book provides a critical understanding of the emerging role of African militaries in peacetime democratic Africa. This book departs from the dominant perspective which simply presents the military as an ‘enemy’ of democracy because of the history and legacy of unending military coup d’états…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Colloquial Zulu

    By Sandra Sanneh, Mary Gordon

    Colloquial Zulu: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Zulu as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Colloquial Series

  • Grandparents in Cultural Context

    Edited by David W. Shwalb, Ziarat Hossain

    Grandparents in Cultural Context gives a long overdue global view of the changing roles of grandparents. The eleven main chapters are by experts in the Americas, Europe and Russia, Asia, and Africa and the Middle East, and the editors integrate their chapters with previous writings on…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Understanding the City through its Margins

    Pluridisciplinary Perspectives from Case Studies in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

    Edited by André Chappatte, Ulrike Freitag, Nora Lafi

    Cities the world over and in particular developing countries suffer from uneven development and inequality. This is often coupled with the view that these inequalities constitute unfortunate anomalies. In contrast, this edited volume draws out the ways in which the city has not been able to exist…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Agri-Food Systems and Economic Development

    Lessons from European, North American and Asian experiences

    Edited by Spencer Henson, Steven Jaffee

    This book draws on a three-year programme of research undertaken in sub-Saharan Africa, involving research teams in six countries looking at the role of donor interventions in the context of African smallholder participation in higher-value markets for agricultural and food products, both…

    Hardback – 2017-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Non-State Social Protection Actors and Services in Africa

    Governance Below the State

    Edited by Nicholas Awortwi, Gregor Walter-Drop

    For millions of Africans, the social situation is dire. Over half of the population of Sub-Sahara Africa do not have access to improved sanitation facilities, and about a quarter are undernourished. If factors such as armed conflicts in the region, the impact of climate change, or the widespread…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Postcolonial Conflict and the Question of Genocide

    The Nigeria-Biafra War, 1967-1970

    Edited by A. Dirk Moses, Lasse Heerten

    This volume is the first comprehensive and balanced historical account of the momentous Nigeria-Biafra war. It offers a multi-perspectival treatment of the conflict that explores issues such as local experiences of victims, the massive relief campaigns by humanitarian NGOs and international…

    Hardback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

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