African & Third World Politics Products

  • Constructing Genocide and Mass Violence

    Society, Crisis, Identity

    By Maureen S. Hiebert

    This book addresses two closely related questions: what is the process by which the relatively short and violent genocides of the twentieth century and beyond have occurred? Why have these instances of mass violence been genocidal and not some other form of state violence, repression, or conflict?…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

  • Regional Intervention Politics in Africa

    Crisis, Hegemony, and the Transformation of Subjectivity

    By Stefanie Wodrig

    This book analyses regional interventions in African conflict spaces, by engaging with political discourse theory. Interventions are a performance of agency, but what happens if interventions are performed by forces that scholars have hardly ever considered as relevant agents in this regard? Based…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

  • Africa's Checkered Democracy

    Institutions, Participation and Accountability

    By Said Adejumobi

    Africa has made notable progress in its nascent democracy but with uneven performance across countries. However, across the board, challenges abound. Central to Africa’s checkered democratic narrative is the weakness of its democratic institutions, participatory mechanisms and accountability…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • The Value of Resilience

    Securing life in the twenty-first century

    By Chris Zebrowski

    The Value of Resilience represents one of the first systematic studies of resilience in the field of security studies. At the turn of the twenty-first century, resilience has become a ‘buzz-word’ within fields as diverse as network engineering, ecosystems management, child psychology and military…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • The Horn of Africa Since the 1960s

    Local and International Politics Intertwined

    Edited by Aleksi Ylönen, Jan Záhořík

    The Horn of Africa has long been one of the most dynamic and politically turbulent sub-regions on the African continent. Host to great ancient civilizations, diverse peoples, and expansive states, it has experienced massive social, economic, and political transformation over time. Political…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • African Union Law

    The Emergence of a Sui Generis Legal Order

    By Olufemi Amao

    This book explores the emergence of African Union law as a legal order and its implications for existing order in the region. As an authoritive text on the development of AU law, the book covers such pertinent issues as legislative powers, competences, direct effect in AU law, subsidiarity,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Real Governance and Practical Norms in Sub-Saharan Africa

    The game of the rules

    Edited by Tom De Herdt, Jean-Pierre OLIVIER de SARDAN

    Although international development discourse considers the state as a crucial development actor, there remains a significant discrepancy between the official norms of the state and public services and the actual practices of political elites and civil servants. This text interrogates the variety of…

    Paperback – 2017-01-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

  • The Development of African Capital Markets

    A Legal and Institutional Approach

    By Boniface Chimpango

    Most capital markets that have been established in developing economies like Africa have struggled to make progress over two decades down the line. Development of African Capital Markets explores why these markets have remained underdeveloped and discusses a possible development theory that can be…

    Hardback – 2017-01-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Routledge Handbook of Africa-Asia Relations

    Edited by Pedro Amakasu Raposo Carvalho, David Arase, Scarlett Cornelissen

    This volume is the first Handbook aimed at studying Africa-Asia and Asia-Africa Relations in a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive way. It provides insights into the nature of interaction between the African continent and a wide range of Asian countries, and how those interactions are being…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Africa in Black Liberation Activism

    Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael and Walter Rodney

    By Tunde Adeleke

    This book revisits and analyzes three of the most accomplished twentieth century Black Diaspora activists: Malcolm X (1925–1965), Stokely Carmichael (1941–1998) and Walter Rodney (1942–1980). All three began their careers in the Diaspora and later turned toward Africa. This became the foundation…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Architecture and Politics in Nigeria

    The Study of a Late Twentieth-Century Enlightenment-Inspired Modernism at Abuja, 1900–2016

    By Nnamdi Elleh

    In 1975, the Nigerian authorities decided to construct a new postcolonial capital called Abuja, and together with several internationally renowned architects these military leaders collaborated to build a city for three million inhabitants. Founded five years after the Civil War with Biafra, which…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Dissent, Protest and Dispute in Africa

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Emmanuel Mbah

    This book provides unique and detailed perspectives on different aspects of dissent, protest and disputes and how these have, in turn, continued to pose challenges in Africa. The contributors argue that, dissent, protest and most forms of disputes in Africa are the result of daily challenges that…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

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