African Development Products

  • Politics and Poverty

    A Critique of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1st Edition

    By John Abbott

    Originally published in 1992. At its foundation FAO was conceived as an organization that would bring together health and agriculture. It would manage the world’s food output to greater advantage and improve the well-being of its people. Almost a half-century on, FAO faced mounting criticism from…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Fight for Food

    Factors Limiting Agricultural Production, 1st Edition

    By Harold E. Croxall, Lionel P. Smith

    Originally published in 1984. Without technical Jargon or a mass of confusing statistics, this book describes a wide range of factors influencing agricultural productivity including weather, soil biology and ecology, and human, social, economic and political factors. The ways in which these factors…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of African Famine

    1st Edition

    Edited by R. E. Downs, Donna O. Kerner, Stephen P. Reyna

    Originally published in 1991. This volume explores the combination of political and economic forces that influence different levels of food supply. The book begins with a discussion of famine theories, ranging from cultural ecology to neo-Marxism. Following this survey is a series of essays by…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Hunger

    The Global Food System, 1st Edition

    By John W. Warnock

    Originally published in 1987. This important and provocative book explains the persistence of hunger, poverty, and the lack of balanced development in many countries and the central role of agriculture in economic development. Most theories of agricultural development are based on the experiences…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • African Food Systems in Crisis

    Part One: Microperspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Huss-Ashmore, Solomon H Katz

    Originally published in 1990. Produced by the Task Force on African Famine of the American Anthropological Association, this is the first of a multi-part project dealing with the long-term and ongoing food crisis in Africa primarily at the level of local production-the microperspective. It offers a…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • African Food Systems in Crisis

    Part Two: Contending with Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Huss-Ashmore, Solomon H Katz

    Originally published in 1991. Commissioned by the Task Force on African Famine of the American Anthropological Association, this the second part of a project examining the causes of food system failure in Africa and the effects of attempts to remedy the situation. It evaluates the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Democratization in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gabrielle Lynch, Peter VonDoepp

    This volume explores the issues and debates surrounding the ongoing processes of democratization in sub-Saharan Africa, illuminating the central dynamics characterizing Africa’s democratic experiments, and considering the connections between democratization and economic, social, and cultural…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge

  • Researching South-South Development Cooperation

    The Politics of Knowledge Production, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emma Mawdsley, Elsje Fourie, Wiebe Nauta

    Over the last two decades the expanding role of Southern countries as development partners has led to tectonic shifts in global development ideas, practices, norms and actors. Researchers are faced with new questions around identity, power and positionality in global development. Researching…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in Africa

    A Regional Framework for Access, 1st Edition

    By Olasupo Ayodeji Owoeye

    A major target of Goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations in 2015 is the elimination of ‘the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases’ and combating ‘hepatitis, water-borne diseases and other communicable diseases’. Intellectual…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • The Power of Civil Society in the Middle East and North Africa

    Peace-building, Change, and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ibrahim Natil, Chiara Pierobon, Lilian Tauber

    This book investigates the power of civil society in the Middle East and North Africa, in the context of the post-Arab Spring era, as well as more long-standing challenges and constraints in the region. In recent years, local civil society actors have faced significant challenges from social…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • The Gambia-Senegal Border

    Issues in Regional Integration, 1st Edition

    By Mariama Khan

    This book interrogates the validity of longstanding claims that Gambians and Senegalese are "one" people in two countries and explores how that claim intersects with the politics and development needs of the two countries. Half a century after independence, proponents of Senegambian unification…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

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