African & Third World Politics Products

  • Inclusive Trade in Africa

    The Continental Free Trade Area in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Luke, Jamie Macleod

    Providing the first book-length analysis of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), this volume asks how can it be ensured that the AfCFTA is effectively implemented to deliver inclusive trade in Africa. The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will cover an African market of 1.2…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • Ragged Trousered NGOs

    Development Work under Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    By Charles Buxton

    Ragged Trousered NGOs is a compelling insider's account of the NGO sector and civil society over the past 40 years, examining how and why people take collective action and engage in social development projects. The book explores different organisational and methodological aspects of NGO work…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • A Very African War

    1st Edition

    By Richard Iron

    The 1991 to 2002 war in Sierra Leone today conjures a melange of images but the overall impression of the war is its nihilism: its lack of purpose and its randomness in the application of extreme violence. However, to regard it as purely nihilistic, is to forego the opportunity to understand what…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

  • Africa in World Affairs

    Politics of Imperialism, the Cold War and Globalisation, 1st Edition

    By Rajen Harshé

    Africa finds itself at the centre-stage of world politics in the 21st Century. To truly determine its rising influence and role in world affairs would mean unravelling the politics of imperialism, the Cold War and globalisation. Going beyond Euro-American perspectives, this book presents a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge

  • International Mediation in the South African Transition

    Brokering Power in Intractable Conflicts, 1st Edition

    By Zwelethu Jolobe

    Conventional wisdom has it that South Africa’s transition to democracy was an owned process with no significant international mediation. However, this book shows that the international community, particularly the Commonwealth and the United Nations, played a profound and beneficial role in the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • The Politics of Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding

    The Case of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Law, Conflict and International Relations

  • Development-induced Displacement and Human Rights in Africa

    The Kampala Convention, 1st Edition

    By Romola Adeola

    Following independence, many African states embarked on large-scale development projects such as dams, urban renewal and extraction of natural resources and have had to grapple with how to protect displaced communities while implementing development projects. These projects were considered a…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Towards a Global Consensus Against Corruption

    1st Edition

    By Mathis Lohaus

    Corruption has long been identified as a governance challenge, yet it took states until the 1990s to adopt binding agreements combating it. While the rapid spread of anti-corruption treaties appears to mark a global consensus, a closer look reveals that not all regional and international…

    Hardback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Postdevelopment in Practice

    Alternatives, Economies, Ontologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elise Klein, Carlos Eduardo Morreo

    Postdevelopment in Practice critically engages with recent trends in postdevelopment and critical development studies that have destabilised the concept of development, challenging its assumptions and exposing areas where it has failed in its objectives, whilst also pushing beyond theory to uncover…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • Structural Change in Africa

    Misperceptions, New Narratives and Development in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Carlos Lopes, Auma George Kararach

    Debates on African development continue to downplay the achievement of the continent: economic achievements are diminished and the perception of a conflict prone continent continues. Many of the policy prescriptions externally imposed on African countries have done little to transform the continent…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • Regional Development Banks

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Strand

    The regional development banks (RDBs) are important global institutions but often are overshadowed by more widely studied institutions such as the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF). In the past decade, high profile protests against World Bank, IMF, and World Trade Organization…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Political Communication in Zimbabwe

    Mediations of Power in an African Context, 1st Edition

    By Wallace Chuma

    Political Communication in Zimbabwe contributes to the emerging scholarly work on theorising political communication in non-Western contexts. Focusing primarily on different phases of the post-independent Zimbabwean polity, the book draws on trends, practices and frames of reference which are…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

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