African & Third World Politics Products

  • 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, 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 – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Varieties of Fragility: Implications for Aid and State-building

    Edited by Rachel M Gisselquist

    Fragile states pose major development and security challenges. Considerable international resources thus are devoted to state-building and institutional strengthening in fragile states, with generally mixed results. This volume explores how unpacking the concept of fragility and studying its…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Security, Education and Development in Contemporary Africa

    Edited by M. Raymond Izarali, Oliver Masakure, Edward Shizha

    This volume delineates the critical link among in/security, education, and development in Africa and provides a multidisciplinary framework of analyses and possible solutions. Africa has had a long history that embodies layers of mass scale criminality and exploitation not merely from neocolonial…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • Homegrown Development in Africa

    Reality or illusion?

    By Chukwumerije Okereke, Patricia Agupusi

    Internationally driven development programmes have not been entirely successful in transforming the economic status of African countries. Since the late 1990s many African countries have started to take initiatives to develop an integrated framework that tackles poverty and promotes socio-economic…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

  • The Challenge of Apartheid: UK–South African Relations, 1985–1986

    Documents on British Policy Overseas. Series III, Volume IX

    Edited by Patrick Salmon

    This volume examines diplomatic relations between the United Kingdom and South Africa during one of the most turbulent periods of the apartheid era. The crisis of apartheid that began in 1984 provoked international outrage on an unprecedented scale. This volume documents the attempt by the British…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Whitehall Histories

  • The Politics of Governance

    Actors and Articulations in Africa and Beyond

    Edited by Lucy Koechlin, Till Forster

    How do government arrangements emerge? When and how does individual agency turn into collective agency? How do sensory experiences of violence, instability, etc affect the configuration of governance arrangements? When, why, and how are governance arrangements institutionalized? This book seeks to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-04 
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • The Middle East and North Africa 2017

    63rd Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Now in its sixty-third edition, this title continues to provide the most up-to-date geo-political and economic information for this important world area. Key Features: - covers the Middle East and North Africa from Algeria to Yemen - includes topical contributions from acknowledged experts on…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • State Building as a Chimera

    World Politics Beyond State-Centrism

    By Daniel Biro

    Why do international state-building efforts so often fail? From Somalia and Lebanon to Afghanistan and Iraq, recent state-building practices have led to consequences so perverse that it is impossible not to question whether the entire process ought not to be rethought. In this book Daniel Biro…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Africa South of the Sahara 2017

    46th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    The definitive one-volume guide to all sub-Saharan African countries, providing invaluable economic, political, statistical and directory data. General Survey Thoroughly revised and updated analytical articles written by experts on the region and covering both continent-wide and sub-regional issues…

    Hardback – 2016-10-27 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • South African Foreign Policy

    Identities, Intentions, and Directions

    Edited by David R Black, David Hornsby

    This book considers the identity, direction, and intentions embodied in post-apartheid South African Foreign Policy. It aims to deepen the understanding of this evolving post-apartheid foreign policy through an exploration of the nature and trajectory of key bilateral relationships from both the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Development Across Faith Boundaries

    Edited by Anthony Ware, Matthew Clarke

    Faith-based organisations (FBOs) have long been recognised as having an advantage in delivering programs and interventions amongst communities of the same faith. However, many FBOs today work across a variety of contexts, including with local partners and communities of different faiths. Likewise,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • 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 – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

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