African Politics Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Pan-Africanism

    Edited by Reiland Rabaka

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 

  • Politics in Developing Countries

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and user-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,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 

  • Religion and Human Security in Africa

    Edited by Ezra Chitando, Joram Tarusarira

    Across diverse countries and contexts in Africa, religion has direct implications for human security. While some individuals and groups seek to manipulate and control through the deployment of religion, religious belief is also a common facet of those working towards peace and reconciliation.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Uprooting University Apartheid in South Africa

    From Liberalism to Decolonization

    By Teresa A. Barnes

    South Africa continues to be an object of fascination for people everywhere interested in social justice issues, post-colonial studies and critical race theory as manifested by the enormous worldwide attention given to the #RhodesMustFall movement. In this book, Teresa Barnes examines universities’…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28 
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • Decolonisation after Democracy

    Rethinking the Research and Teaching of Political Science in South Africa

    Edited by Laurence Piper

    Decolonization after Democracy addresses the provocative idea that we need to rid higher education of lingering forms of colonial knowledge. This matters because in the colonial era much knowledge was put to the service of subjugating indigenous peoples, and the assumptions from this era may linger…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28 

  • Contesting Inequalities, Identities and Rights in Ethiopia

    The Collision of Passions

    By Data D Barata

    This book examines the relationship between inequalities and identities in relation to an unprecedented state advocacy of "ethnic rights" in post-civil war Ethiopia. The analysis is set against the background of a dramatic state remaking by a rebellion movement (the Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27 
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Oppression and Resistance in Africa and the Diaspora

    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 – 2018-11-09 
    Global Africa

  • African Peacekeeping Training Centres

    Socialisation as a Tool for Peace?

    By Anne Flaspöler

    Peacekeeping training centres play a crucial role in preparing peacekeepers for their deployment. However, despite their popularity within the international community as a tool for achieving international security, development and statebuilding objectives, they have not received a great deal of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05 
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Democracy Disconnected

    Participation and Governance in a City of the South

    By Fiona Anciano, Laurence Piper

    Why is dissatisfaction with local democracy endemic, despite the spread of new participatory institutions? This book argues that a key reason is the limited power of elected local officials over urban governance. City Hall lacks control over key aspects of city decision- making, especially under…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16 
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • 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.…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04 

  • African Women, ICT and Neoliberal Politics

    The Challenge of Gendered Digital Divides to People-Centered Governance

    By Assata Zerai

    How can we promote people-centered governance in Africa? Cell phones/ information and communications technology (ICT) are shown to be linked to neoliberal understandings of more democratic governance structures, defined by the Worldwide Governance Indicators as: the rule of law, corruption-control,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • South Africa's Struggle to Remember

    Contested Memories of Squatter Resistance in the Western Cape

    By Kim Wale

    Transitional justice studies typically focuses on how nations remember, face and deal with histories of past violence. This book, however, shifts the frame from national discourses of transitional justice onto local memory actors who attempt to engage with these broader systems of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-22 
    Europa Perspectives in Transitional Justice

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