African & Third World Politics Products

  • Mercy and Mercenaries

    Humanitarian Agencies and Private Security Companies

    By Peter J. Hoffman

    Since the end of the Cold War attacks on aid workers have surged as they have come to be viewed by some militants as a prized political targets and by criminals as lucrative resources to extort from or ransom. In response humanitarian agencies have struggled to determine with what measures are…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    Global Institutions

  • The Politics of Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding

    The Case of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    By Valerie Arnould

    This book assesses why some states chose to engage with transitional justice, drawing on the case of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The DRC has suffered one of the most protracted and deadliest conflicts in Africa in the post-Cold War period. Since the outbreak of the first Congolese…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Law, Conflict and International Relations

  • Reporting African Elections

    Towards a Peace Journalism Approach

    By Joseph Adebayo

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge African Studies

  • Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development: Decentralization and Governance in Uganda

    By Douglas Karekona Singiza

    Uganda, like many African countries in the 1990s, adopted decentralisation as a state reform measure after many years of civil strife and political conflicts, by transferring powers and functions to district councils. The decision to transfer powers and functions to district councils was, in the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 

  • Security and Hybrid Authority in Sierra Leone

    From the local to the national level

    By Peter Albrecht

    This book provides insights into how security-sector reform was rolled out in Sierra Leone after war ended in 2002 and how security and order-making are constituted at the local level. Security sector reform became one of the most important instruments to establish peace in Sierra Leone as…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge Private Security Studies

  • Disaster Public Health and Older People

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    Older people face specific vulnerabilities in physical, mental and social well-being in disasters. They are likely to experience socio-economic marginalization, isolation, inaccessible information, and lack of relevant post emergency support services during disasters. On the other hand, older…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Politics in Developing Countries

    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 – 2019-01-29 

  • Contemporary African Mediations of Affect and Access

    Edited by Helene Strauss, Sarah Olutola, Jessie Forsyth

    Across Africa, new collectivities are shifting the terms within which access to economic opportunity, social belonging, and political agency have historically been understood. Recent years have seen powerful waves of civic mobilization sweep across the continent. Less prominent articulations of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-19 

  • The Unwinding of Apartheid: UK-South African Relations, 1986-1990

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series III, Volume XI

    Edited by Patrick Salmon, Martin Jewitt

    This volume examines diplomatic relations between the United Kingdom and South Africa from 1986 to 1990, when deadlock gave way to the first stages in the unwinding of apartheid. By the middle of 1986, the South African Government had succeeded in containing the township revolt, but its hesitant…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Whitehall Histories

  • Extraterritoriality and International Human Rights Law

    The Spatial Reach of African Human Rights Treaties

    By Takele Soboka Bulto

    The overall structure of international human rights law has generally been understood as a regime that is designed in such a way as to protect individuals and groups against abusive domestic state power. The initial stages of the development of international human rights law focused on limiting the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-02 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Hegemony and Resistance

    Contesting Identities in South Africa

    By Thiven Reddy

    This title was first published in 2000:  An original explanation for the importance South Africans attachment to ethnic and racial group categories in everyday speech and practice. The answers emerge by presenting a history of dominant and resistance discourses as they relate to collective…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 

  • The State, Education and Equity in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    The Impact of State Policies

    By Enver Motala

    Edited by John Pampallis

    This title was first published in 2002: Has the South African post-apartheid state been able to achieve its stated goals? What has been the relationship between the process of educational reform and the impact on the state of the Constitution and other laws? This seminal book responds to these…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 

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