African & Third World Politics Products

  • State-building Interventions in Post-Conflict Liberia

    Building a State without Citizens

    By Susanne Mulbah

    Post-conflict Liberia has been subjected to extensive international state-building, at some point hosting the largest and one of the longest UN peacekeeping missions in the world, and inflow of aid that exceeds in multiples the GDP. In order to understand the international state-building…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • UNHCR as a Surrogate State

    Protracted Refugee Situations

    By Sarah Deardorff Miller

    International organizations (IOs) that focus on refugees are finding themselves spread increasingly thin. As the scale of displacement reaches historic levels—protracted refugee situations now average 26 years—organizations are staying for years on end, often working well beyond their original…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Peacekeeping and the African Union

    Building Negative Peace

    By Jude Cocodia

    This book offers a detailed examination of the effectiveness of the peacekeeping operations of the African Union. Despite its growing reputation in peacekeeping and its status as the oldest continental peacekeeper, the performance of the African Union (AU) has hitherto not been assessed. This book…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge
    Cass Series on Peacekeeping

  • Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations

    Edited by Pedro Amakasu Raposo, David Arase, Scarlett Cornelissen

    The Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations is the first handbook aimed at studying the interactions between countries across Africa and Asia in a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive way. Providing a balanced discussion of historical and on-going processes which have both shaped and changed…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Capability Approach

    By Krushil Watene, Mandy Yap, Erika Bockstael

    Despite some achievements gained during the indigenous struggle for rights and recognition, many indigenous groups continue to fight against unjust social, political, environmental, and historical conditions. Ideas which engage with the lived experiences of communities themselves, such as the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Human Development and Capability Debates

  • Democratic Rural Organizations

    Thresholds for evolution in Africa and Asia

    By Esbern Friis-Hansen, Janki Andharia, Suubi Godfrey

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

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Contending Theories on Development Aid

    Post-Cold War Evidence from Africa

    By Leslie O. Omoruyi

    This title was first published in 2001: This thorough and comprehensive examination of the nature and pattern of post-Cold War aid to sub-Saharan Africa provides incisive, comparative case studies of the motivations behind the foreign aid policies of key members of the Development Association…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rethinking the Labour Movement in the 'New South Africa'

    By Franco Barchiesi

    Edited by Tom Bramble

    Title first published in 2003. In recognition of the power of organised labour, the ANC Government elected in 1994 granted South Africa's unions unprecedented legal and constitutional rights. Despite these gains, the country's unions have faced a fresh set of challenges, many of them emanating from…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Regionalism and Uneven Development in Southern Africa

    The Case of the Maputo Development Corridor

    By Fredrik Söderbaum, Ian Taylor

    This title was first published in 2003. This volume advances our understanding of how Southern Africa is currently being reconfigured, critically examining what has been marketed as the "flagship" of the Spatial Development Initiative programme in Southern Africa: the Maputo Development Corridor (…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • France and the Algerian Conflict

    Issues in Democracy and Political Stability, 1988-1995

    By Camille Bonora-Waisman

    This title was first published in 2003.France and the Algerian Conflict is a study of the French response to political upheavals in Algeria since 1988. In a very short period of time, Algeria has lived through a fast track democratization process, a coup d’état and an upsurge of violence bringing…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Public Management and Sustainable Development in Nigeria

    Military–Bureaucracy Relationship

    By Robert Dibie

    This title was first published in 2003. How was public policy and economic development in Nigeria affected under the period of military control between 1966 and 1999? What is the nature and scale of change that Nigeria will have to undergo in order to achieve its current development goals?…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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