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  • Bibliography of Nigeria

    A Survey of Anthropological and Linguistic Writings form the Earliest Times to 1966, 1st Edition

    By Nduntuei O. Ita

    First published in 1971, this major bibliography devoted to Africa’s most populous country – Nigeria – is therefore a timely contribution which must be welcomed by all. The Bibliography of Nigeria contains over 5,400 entries in archaeology, all branches of anthropology, linguistic and relevant…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Language in Indenture

    A Sociolinguistic History of Bhojpuri-Hindi in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Rajend Mesthrie

    Originally published in 1991. The transplantation of thousands of Indian workers to South Africa under indenture between 1860 and 1911 was a political act with far-reaching consequences for their linguistic traditions. In this book, the history of one of these Indic languages, Bhojpuri, and its…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Political Protest in Contemporary Kenya

    Change and Continuities, 1st Edition

    By Jacob Mwathi Mati

    This book analyzes the emergence, strategies and outcomes of the struggle to embed democratic governance and constitutional order in Kenya, showcasing both the power and limits of citizen’s agency in struggles for transforming a postcolonial African state. Engaging data from primary interviews,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-19 
    African Governance

  • Maintaining the Momentum of Beijing

    The Contribution of African Gender NGOs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nana Araba Apt, Naana Agyemang-Mensah, Margaret Grieco

    First published in 1998, this volume collates essays from the perspectives of African women, this volume presents us with equality and access rights faced by African women. Whilst discussing the potential of harnessing advances in information and communication technology to support the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge Revivals

  • African Initiated Christianity and the Decolonization of Development

    Sustainable Development in Pentecostal and Independent Churches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philipp Öhlmann, Wilhelm Gräb, Marie-Luise Frost

    This book investigates the substantial and growing contribution which African Independent and Pentecostal Churches are making to sustainable development in all its manifold forms. Moreover, this volume seeks to elucidate how these churches re-shape the very notion of sustainable development and…

    Hardback – 2020-01-27 
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Social Licensing and Mining in South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Sethulego Matebesi

    This book highlights the role of community trusts in social licencing through the lens of mining and mining disputes in South Africa. Employing elements of trust, acceptance and elite interaction as a framework, this book critically investigates the underlying dynamics of community development…

    Hardback – 2020-01-08 
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by S. N. Nyeck

    This handbook offers diverse perspectives on queer Africa, incorporating scholarly contributions on themes that reflect and inflect the trajectories of queer contributions to African studies within and outside academia. The Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies incorporates a range of unique…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 

  • Women, Literature and Development in Africa

    2nd Edition

    By Anthonia C. Kalu

    This book is a powerful exploration of the role of women in the evolution of African thinking and narratives on development, from the precolonial period right through to the modern day. Whilst the book identifies women’s oppression and marginalization as significant challenges to contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Rethinking Development

  • National Healing, Integration and Reconciliation in Zimbabwe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ezra Chitando

    This book brings together scholars from diverse backgrounds to provide interdisciplinary perspectives on national healing, integration and reconciliation in Zimbabwe. Taking into account the complex nature of healing across moral, political, economic, cultural, psychological and spiritual…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Humanitarianism and the Quantification of Human Needs

    Minimal Humanity, 1st Edition

    By Joël Glasman

    This book provides the first historical inquiry into the quantification of needs in humanitarian assistance. Ultimately the book argues that we cannot understand the global humanitarian aid movement, if we do not understand how humanitarian agencies made human suffering commensurable across borders…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Participatory Theatre and the Urban Everyday in South Africa

    Place and Play in Johannesburg, 1st Edition

    By Alexandra Halligey

    This book explores theatre and performance as participatory research practices for exploring the everyday of the city. Taking an inner-city suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa as its central case study, the book consider how theatre and performance might be both useful practical tools in…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • Africanizing African Legal Ethics

    1st Edition

    By John Murungi

    This book is a philosophical inquiry into indigenous African legal ethics, asking what is African about African legal ethics? Taking us beyond a geographical understanding of Africa, the author argues for an African legal ethics that is distinct from non-African African legal ethics which are…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge Studies in African Philosophy

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