African Development Products

  • State-building Interventions in Post-Conflict Liberia

    Building a State without Citizens

    By Susanne Mulbah

    Post-conflict Liberia has been subjected to extensive international state-building, at some point hosting the largest and one of the longest UN peacekeeping missions in the world, and inflow of aid that exceeds in multiples the GDP. In order to understand the international state-building…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Mining and Community in South Africa

    From Small Town to Iron Town

    Edited by Philippe Burger, Lochner Marais, Deirdre van Rooyen

    Mining has played a key role in the growth of many towns in South Africa. This growth has been accompanied by a proliferation of informal settlements, by pressure to provide basic services and by institutional pressures in local government to support mining. Fragile municipal finance, changing…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • China, Africa and Responsible International Engagement

    By Yanzhuo Xu

    China’s increasing involvement in Africa 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. On the other hand, however, China’s interests in Africa -…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • National Liberation Movements as Government in Africa

    Edited by Redie Bereketeab

    Africa is well known for the production of national liberation movements (NLMs), stemming from a history of exploitation, colonisation and slavery. NLMs are generally characterised by a struggle carried out by or in the name of suppressed people for political, social, cultural, economic,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Pan-African Education

    A Must for the African Union

    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 – 2017-06-13
    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

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