African & Third World Politics Products

  • Civil Society Regionalization in Southern Africa

    The Cases of Trade and HIV/AIDS

    By Andréas Godsäter

    This book investigates civil society regionalization in Southern Africa. The point of departure is the study of ‘new regionalism’, which refers to the wave of regional integration globally since the 1980s. However, whilst the current regionalism studies undoubtedly contributes to a deeper…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • U.S. Security Cooperation with Africa

    Political and Policy Challenges

    By Robert J. Griffiths

    As Africa’s strategic importance has increased over the past decade and a half, United States security cooperation with the continent has expanded. The most visible dimension of this increased engagement was the establishment of the U.S. Military Command for Africa (AFRICOM). Some critics are…

    Hardback – 2016-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Understanding Migrant Decisions

    From Sub-Saharan Africa to the Mediterranean Region

    By Belachew Gebrewold, Tendayi Bloom

    Considering how changing conditions in the Mediterranean Region have affected the decisions of those considering migrating from Sub-Saharan Africa to or through the Region, this book represents an important and overdue contribution to international policy-making and academic discourse. In current…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to African Politics

    4th Edition

    By Alex Thomson

    The fourth edition of An Introduction to African Politics is an ideal textbook for those new to the study of this fascinating continent. It gets to the heart of the politics of this part of the world. How is modern Africa still influenced by its colonial past? How do strong ethnic and religious…

    Paperback – 2016-04-13 
    Routledge

  • Global Perspectives on the Politics of Multiculturalism in the 21st Century

    A case study analysis

    Edited by Fethi Mansouri, Boulou Ebanda de B'béri

    Multiculturalism is now seen by many of its critics as the source of intercultural and social tensions, fostering communal segregation and social conflicts. While the cultural diversity of contemporary societies has to be acknowledged as an empirical and demographic fact, whether multiculturalism…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Power-Sharing and Political Stability in Deeply Divided Societies

    By Allison McCulloch

    Nearly all the peace accords signed in the last two decades have included power-sharing in one form or another. The notion of both majority and minority segments co-operating for the purposes of political stability has informed both international policy prescriptions for post-conflict zones and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11 
    Routledge
    Security and Governance

  • Governance for Justice and Environmental Sustainability

    Lessons across Natural Resource Sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Merle Sowman, Rachel Wynberg

    Understanding the governance of complex social-ecological systems is vital in a world faced with rapid environmental change, conflicts over dwindling natural resources, stark disparities between rich and poor and the crises of sustainability. Improved understanding is also essential to promote…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Politics in Nigeria

    National identity and international modernism in Abuja

    By Nnamdi Elleh

    In 1975, the Nigerian authorities decided to construct a new, post-colonial 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…

    Hardback – 2016-03-28 
    Routledge

  • EU Security Policy and Crisis Management

    A Quest for Coherence

    By Nicole Koenig

    This book explores European Union crisis management and draws implications for its role as an international security actor. The success of EU crisis management has varied greatly and this book aims to identify the key factors that explain the differing degrees of coherence through a comparative…

    Hardback – 2016-03-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

  • Understanding Southern Social Movements

    Edited by Simin Fadaee

    Southern social movements have played an important role in shaping world history and politics. Nevertheless, scholarly literature on movements of the global South remains limited and restricted to testing the social movement theory which was developed in the North. This Northern-centric approach…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Brazil as a Rising Power

    Intervention Norms and the Contestation of Global Order

    Edited by Kai Michael Kenkel, Philip Cunliffe

    This book examines the normative tensions inherent in upward mobility within the international system, focusing particularly on the clash between sovereign self-interest and the putatively universal norms associated with international interventions. It provides extensive detail and deep analysis of…

    Hardback – 2016-01-12
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • The Dictionary of Contemporary Politics of Southern Africa

    By Gwyneth Williams, Brian Hackland

    First published in 1988, The Dictionary of Contemporary Politics of Southern Africa provides a guide to the often confusing politics of Southern Africa. The book identifies and explains political figures, organisations, systems and terminology from the region in a clear and practical way. It covers…

    Hardback – 2016-01-05
    Routledge

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