African Development Products

  • China, Africa and Responsible International Engagement

    By Xu Yanzhou

    China’s increasing involvement in Africa over the last decade is a controversial and hotly debated issue, On the one hand, China has brought significant economic and political opportunities to the continent with large amounts of investment and infrastructure. While on the other hand, China’s…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Pan-African Education

    By John K Marah

    This book makes a critical contribution to the study of pan-Africanism and the education of African people for continental African citizenship; it is a unique endeavor in that it intersects the social history of pan-Africanism and the education of African people at a 'global' level and provides…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    African Studies

  • The African Metropolis

    Struggles over Urban Space, Citizenship, and Rights to the City

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Bisola Falola

    On a planet where urbanization is rapidly expanding, nowhere is the growth more pronounced than in cities of the global South, and in particular, Africa. African metropolises are harbingers of the urban challenges that lie ahead as societies grapple with the fractured social, economic, and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Voice and Power in Africa's Democracy

    Institutions, Participation and Accountability

    Edited by Said Adejumobi

    Africa has made notable progress in its nascent democracy but with uneven performance across countries. However, across the board, challenges abound. Central to Africa’s checkered democratic narrative is the weakness of its democratic institutions, participatory mechanisms and accountability…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • 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 – 2017-07-20 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Communicating Development with Communities

    By Linje Manyozo

    Development theory and practice are often taught in a manner that strips them of their historical context and obscures alternative intellectual assumptions and critical frameworks. This prevents students from acquiring a holistic understanding of the world and consequently, when it comes to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Integral Community Enterprise in Africa

    Communitalism as an Alternative to Capitalism

    By Anselm Adodo

    At a time of global economic crisis and disillusionment with capitalism, Adodo offers refreshing and positive insight into a more integral way of business management, enterprise and community development as well as holistic healing in Africa. For over three decades, Africa was the recipient of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-03
    Routledge
    Transformation and Innovation

  • The Horn of Africa since the 1960s

    Local and International Politics Intertwined

    Edited by Aleksi Ylönen, Jan Záhořík

    The Horn of Africa has long been one of the most dynamic and politically turbulent sub-regions on the African continent. Host to great ancient civilizations, diverse peoples, and expansive states, it has experienced massive social, economic, and political transformation over time. Political…

    Hardback – 2017-02-08
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • Resilience and Collapse in African Savannahs

    Causes and consequences of environmental change in east Africa

    Edited by Michael Bollig, David M. Anderson

    This book assesses the causes and consequences of environmental change in East Africa, asking whether local African communities are sufficiently resilient to cope with the ecological and social challenges that confront them. It focuses on the savannahs of the Baringo-Bogoria basin, and the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge

  • Community Activation for Integral Development

    By Ronnie Lessem

    As mass global and social media communications spread across the globe, we are seeing a need for a change in the way we approach issues of political and economic development. The effects of these growing communications are that, on the one hand, we see the significance of place rising, while on the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge
    Transformation and Innovation

  • An Economic History of West Africa

    By A. G. Hopkins

    This is the standard account of the economic history of the vast area conventionally known as West Africa. Ranging from prehistoric time to independence it covers the former French as well as British colonies.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • Reinventing Development

    Aid Reform and Technologies of Governance in Ghana

    By Lord Mawuko-Yevugah

    Global development actors such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund claim that the shift to the poverty reduction strategy framework and emphasis on local participation address the social cost of earlier adjustment programs and help put aid-receiving countries back in control of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

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