Africa - Regional Development Products

  • Teenage Pregnancy and Education in the Global South

    The Case of Mozambique, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Salvi

    Teenage pregnancy is seen as a problem by researchers and policy makers the world over, but particularly so in the context of developing countries, where it is seen as an obstacle to personal and national development, exacerbating the gender gap in education, and placing an additional…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • 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
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • South-South Development

    1st Edition

    By Peter Kragelund

    South-South Development examines the historical background for the current situation: why it suddenly took off again approximately a decade ago; the various vectors of engagement and how they are interrelated; the actors involved; how the revitalisation of South-South development has affected…

    Paperback – 2019-02-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • African Peacekeeping Training Centres

    Socialisation as a Tool for Peace?, 1st Edition

    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 state-building objectives, they have not received a great deal of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Return Migration and Nation Building in Africa

    Reframing the Somali Diaspora, 1st Edition

    By Adele Galipo

    Return migration has received growing levels of attention in both academic and policy circles in recent years, as the African diaspora's role in contributing to the development of their country of origin has become apparent. However, little is known about the lived experiences of those who come…

    Hardback – 2018-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers

    Making the Right Connections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Meagher, Laura Mann, Maxim Bolt

    This book addresses the question of whether greater inclusion in the global economy offers a solution to rising unemployment and poverty in contemporary Africa. The authors trace the connection between global demographic change and new mechanisms of economic inclusion via global value chains,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • New Geographies of Global Policy-Making

    South-South Networks and Rural Development Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Carolina Milhorance

    International institutions and agencies from the Global North are no longer the sole initiators of development norms and best practices. The proliferation of exports and imports of social, economic and policy management models have called for a rethinking of South–South relations. To date, most…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • The Challenge of Governance in South Sudan

    Corruption, Peacebuilding, and Foreign Intervention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven C Roach, Derrick K Hudson

    South Sudan is one of the world’s most divided and unstable countries. Since achieving statehood in 2011, the country has plunged into civil war (2013-15) and become the scene of some of the worst human rights abuses on the African continent. Despite ongoing political turmoil, states and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Peacebuilding in Contemporary Africa

    In Search of Alternative Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Omeje

    Peacebuilding in Contemporary Africa explores the challenges and opportunities faced by countries and societies transitioning from armed conflicts to peace in contemporary Africa. It evaluates the effectiveness, outcomes and failures of existing peacebuilding initiatives implemented by stakeholders…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Firm-Level Innovation In Africa

    Overcoming Limits and Constraints, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abiodun Egbetokun, Richmond Atta-Ankomah, Oluseye Jegede, Edward Lorenz

    The literature on innovation in Africa is rapidly expanding, and a recurring thread in the emergent literature is the pervasiveness of systemic weaknesses that inhibit the innovation process. Despite these, firms are able to innovate in Africa. It is then logical to ask: how do African firms manage…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29
    Routledge

  • Food Security for Rural Africa

    Feeding the Farmers First, 1st Edition

    By Terry Leahy

    At least fifty years of projects aimed at the rural poor in Africa have had very little impact. Up to half of the children of these countries are still suffering from stunting and malnutrition. Soil degradation and poor crop yields are ubiquitous. Projects are almost always aimed at helping local…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

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