Africa - Regional Development Products

  • African Environmental Crisis

    A History of Science for Development, 1st Edition

    By Gufu Oba

    This book explores how and why the idea of the African environmental crisis developed and persisted through colonial and post-colonial periods, and why it has been so influential in development discourse. From the beginnings of imperial administration, the idea of the desiccation of African…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge

  • Nigerian Pentecostalism and Development

    Spirit, Power, and Transformation, 1st Edition

    By Richard Burgess

    This book examines the contributions, both intentional and unintentional, of Nigerian Pentecostal churches and NGOs to development, studying their development practices broadly in relation to the intersecting spheres of politics, economics, health, education, human rights, and peacebuilding. In…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Economic Development in Ghana and Malaysia

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Samuel K. Andoh, Bernice J. deGannes Scott, Grace Ofori-Abebrese

    Economic Development in Ghana and Malaysia investigates why two countries that appeared to be at more or less the same stage of economic development at one point in time have diverged so substantially. At the time of their independence from the UK in 1957, both Ghana and Malaysia were at roughly…

    Hardback – 2020-03-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • State Fragility and Resilience in sub-Saharan Africa

    Indicators and Interventions, 1st Edition

    By John Idriss Lahai, Isaac Koomson

    This book focuses on the indicators of fragility and the resilience of state-led interventions to address them in sub-Saharan Africa. It analyzes the ‘figure’ of fragile states as the unit of analysis and situates the study of fragility, governance and political adaptation within contemporary…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Infrastructure Development in Nigeria

    A Political and Economic History, 1st Edition

    By Michael Oziegbe Onolememen

    This book examines the politics and economics of infrastructure development in Nigeria from Independence in 1960 up to 2015, and the role of good governance in promoting the socioeconomic well-being of citizens. Arguing for the need for transformational leadership in infrastructure…

    Hardback – 2020-02-04 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • African Initiated Christianity and the Decolonisation of Development

    Sustainable Development in Pentecostal and Independent Churches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philipp Öhlmann, Wilhelm Gräb, Marie-Luise Frost

    This book investigates the substantial and growing contribution which African Independent and Pentecostal Churches are making to sustainable development in all its manifold forms. Moreover, this volume seeks to elucidate how these churches re-shape the very notion of sustainable development and…

    Hardback – 2020-01-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Everyday Media Culture in Africa

    Audiences and Users, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Willems, Winston Mano

    African audiences and users are rapidly gaining in importance and increasingly targeted by global media companies, social media platforms and mobile phone operators. This is the first edited volume that addresses the everyday lived experiences of Africans in their interaction with different kinds…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Democratic Rural Organizations

    Thresholds for Evolution in Africa and Asia, 1st Edition

    By Esbern Friis-Hansen, Janki Andharia, Suubi Godfrey

    Democratic rural organizations can play an important role in helping their members, who are frequently poor farmers living in the margins of the economy, to escape their disadvantaged starting point and to gain access to financial services, political influence and profitable markets for their…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Youth and Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Working but Poor, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hiroyuki Hino, Gustav Ranis

    It is widely acknowledged that youth unemployment is one of the most critical challenges facing countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. This volume brings together an eminent group of international scholars to analyse the extent and complex nature of this joblessness, and offer a set of evidence-based…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Social Licensing and Mining in South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Sethulego Matebesi

    This book highlights the role of community trusts in social licencing through the lens of mining and mining disputes in South Africa. Employing elements of trust, acceptance and elite interaction as a framework, this book critically investigates the underlying dynamics of community development…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • The Everyday Life of the Poor in Cameroon

    The Role of Social Networks in Meeting Needs, 1st Edition

    By Nathanael Ojong

    This book provides a detailed account of the lives of the poor, particularly their use of social networks to meet everyday needs.Based on fieldwork in Cameroon, the book provides a distinctive approach that draws on social network theory and insights from economic anthropology to shed light on how…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • A New Narrative for Africa

    Voice and Agency, 1st Edition

    By Abiodun Alao

    This book addresses the perception of Africa in the global equation, tracing Africa’s transition from a "problem" to be solved into an agency. Mixing Afro-optimism with heavy doses of Afro-reality and Afro-responsibility, this book attempts an academic picture of Africa. This book calls for a new…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge

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