African Politics Products

  • Inclusive Trade in Africa

    The Continental Free Trade Area in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Luke, Jamie Macleod

    Providing the first book-length analysis of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), this volume asks how can it be ensured that the AfCFTA is effectively implemented to deliver inclusive trade in Africa. The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will cover an African market of 1.2…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05 
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • 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 Contemporary South Africa

  • Development-induced Displacement and Human Rights in Africa

    The Kampala Convention, 1st Edition

    By Romola Adeola

    Following independence, many African states embarked on large-scale development projects such as dams, urban renewal and extraction of natural resources and have had to grapple with how to protect displaced communities while implementing development projects. These projects were considered a…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Structural Change in Africa

    Misperceptions, New Narratives and Development in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Carlos Lopes, Auma George Kararach

    Debates on African development continue to downplay the achievement of the continent: economic achievements are diminished and the perception of a conflict prone continent continues. Many of the policy prescriptions externally imposed on African countries have done little to transform the continent…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17 
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • Political Communication in Zimbabwe

    Mediations of Power in an African Context, 1st Edition

    By Wallace Chuma

    Political Communication in Zimbabwe contributes to the emerging scholarly work on theorising political communication in non-Western contexts. Focusing primarily on different phases of the post-independent Zimbabwean polity, the book draws on trends, practices and frames of reference which are…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Professions and Social Order

    Markets, States and Healers in Burkina Faso, 1st Edition

    By Robert Dingwall, Natewindé Sawadogo

    This study asks a fundamental theoretical and empirical question--re-posing and re-contextualizing in the context of Sub-Saharan Africa: can markets generate the institutions on which they depend for their effectiveness, or do these require the active intervention of a strong, purposeful and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge African Studies

  • Gender Equality and Genocide Prevention in Africa

    The Responsibility to Protect, 1st Edition

    By Serena Timmoneri

    This book investigates what impact gender equality has on genocide in Africa, to verify whether it is a missing indicator from current risk assessments and models for genocide prevention. Examining whether states characterised by lower levels of gender equality are more likely to experience…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14 

  • Politics in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and reader-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance, well-planned…

    Paperback – 2019-02-06 

  • New Histories of South Africa's Apartheid-Era Bantustans

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shireen Ally, Arianna Lissoni

    The bantustans – or ‘homelands’ – were created by South Africa’s apartheid regime as ethnically-defined territories for Africans. Granted self-governing and ‘independent’ status by Pretoria, they aimed to deflect the demands for full political representation by black South Africans and were shunned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-20 

  • Oppression and Resistance in Africa and the Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Kenneth E. Kalu

    Africa’s modern history is replete with different forms of encounters and conflicts. From the fifteenth century when millions of Africans were forcefully taken away as slaves during the infamous Atlantic slave trade; to the colonial conquests of the nineteenth century where European countries…

    Hardback – 2018-12-21 
    Global Africa

  • Reporting African Elections

    Towards a Peace Journalism Approach, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Adebayo

    The ability to be divided along ethnic and religious lines is inherent to much of Africa’s media. Such potentially divisive reporting has the ability to incite violence through prejudiced information, particularly during election processes.Reporting African Elections examines the impact of media…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge African Studies

  • Violence and Candidate Nomination in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Merete Bech Seeberg, Michael Wahman, Svend-Erik Skaaning

    This comprehensive volume brings together a diverse set of scholars to analyse candidate nomination, intra-party democracy, and election violence in Africa. Through a combination of comparative studies and country-specific case studies spanning much of Sub-Saharan Africa, including Kenya, Zambia,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Democratization Special Issues

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