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  • Housing Africa's Urban Poor

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Amis, Peter Lloyd

    Originally published in 1990, this book reveals the extent to which petty landlordism is developing not just in the African urban settlements that have sprung up but in government-sponsored low-cost housing estates. The first part of the book traces African governments' changing responses to urban…

    Paperback – 2020-08-24 
    Routledge
    African Seminars: Scholarship from the International African Institute

  • Feeding African Cities

    Studies in Regional Social History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Guyer

    Originally published in 1987, this book traces the broad outlines of urban food policy, drawing attention to the limited knowledge of regional social history. Urban food supply systems in Africa have developed very fast, in the midst of societies in which food production was not in general oriented…

    Paperback – 2020-08-24 
    Routledge
    African Seminars: Scholarship from the International African Institute

  • Migrants No More

    Settlement and Survival in Mambwe Villages, Zambia, 1st Edition

    By Johan Pottier

    Originally published in 1988, this book documents genealogical developments which, together with changes in agricultural production, religious ethic, politics, gender relations, patterns of solidarity and trade were local adjustments to the economic crisis of the 1970s and 80s in Zambia. The book…

    Paperback – 2020-08-24 
    Routledge
    African Seminars: Scholarship from the International African Institute

  • Patrons and Power

    Creating a Political Community in Metropolitan Lagos, 1st Edition

    By Sandra T. Barnes

    Originally published in 1986, this urban political ethnography focusses on Mushin, a large suburb of metropolitan Lagos, Nigeria. It explores the mechanisms which bridge the various social categories to bring about political interaction. The book traces the development of Mushin from a collection…

    Paperback – 2020-08-24 
    Routledge
    African Seminars: Scholarship from the International African Institute

  • Labour Migration

    The Internal Geographical Mobility of Labour in the Developed World, 1st Edition

    Edited by James H. Johnson, John Salt

    First published in 1990. This edited work brings together a collection of studies, by an international team of contributors, on inter-urban migration, which is largely dominated by labour migration. The structure of the book reflects the interaction of the supply and demand of labour and the…

    Paperback – 2020-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Labour Economics

  • Crime and Environment

    1st Edition

    By R. N. Davidson

    Originally published in 1981. This book unifies the diverse literature on the role of environmental factors in the uneven distribution of crime in society and provides an assessment of the validity of environmental explanations and their utility. It analyses and assesses the major work done by…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • Crime and the Development of Modern Society

    Patterns of Criminality in Nineteenth Century Germany and France, 1st Edition

    By Howard Zehr

    Originally published in 1976. This study deals with crime as social history in Germany and France during the nineteenth century. It establishes the broad statistical patterns of crime over the century so that the crime phenomenon can be analysed in the light of the other main trends of economic and…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • Civil Society and State Relations in Sweden

    1st Edition

    By Michele Micheletti

    Sweden, as many other prosperous nations, is presently reassessing its national goals, political culture and collective identity. Newer groups in society are demanding equal treatment, and others whose struggles for recognition are older and unwon, are successfully mobilizing support for political…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The History of The Great Northern Railway

    1845 - 1902, 1st Edition

    By Charles H. Grinling

    Published in 1903, this book provides a complete account of the origin and development of the Great Northern Railway Company from its inception to the year 1802, a period of around 60 years.…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Question of Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne J. Kershen

    Published in 1998, this book is a multi-disciplinary exploration of one of the most vital issues in the contemporary world. Never was this topic more relevant than now, on the threshold of the twenty-first century. At a time when the global economy, European citizenship and worldwide…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Agrarian Reform in Theory and Practice

    A Study of the Lake Titicaca Region of Bolivia, 1st Edition

    By Jane Benton

    Published in 1999. Despite the attempts of a number of Latin American republics to redistribute land resources and carry out agrarian reform programmes, ’the land question’ remains a vital political issue throughout the region. This book focuses on Bolivia, where government proposals to replace a…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Contemporary Issues in Socio–Economic Reform in Zambia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Herrick Chota Mpuku, Ivan Zyuulu

    First published in 1997, this edited volume emerged in response to Zambia’s recent reinstatement of multiparty democracy and its ensuing economic, social policy and public administrative reform. Following the establishment of the single party state under the United National Independence Party in…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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