African & Third World Politics Products

  • Africa Under Neoliberalism

    The Politics of Change Since 1980

    By Nana K. Poku

    The period since the 1980s has seen sustained pressure on Africa’s political elite to anchor the continent’s development strategies in neoliberalism in exchange for vitally needed development assistance. Rafts of policies and programmes have come to underpin the relationship between continental…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • Africa Under Neoliberalism

    The Politics of Change Since 1980

    By Nana K. Poku

    The period since the 1980s has seen sustained pressure on Africa’s political elite to anchor the continent’s development strategies in neoliberalism in exchange for vitally needed development assistance. Rafts of policies and programmes have come to underpin the relationship between continental…

    Paperback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • Post-Colonial Kenya

    The Rise of an Authoritarian and Predatory State

    By Rok Ajulu

    This engaging reassessment of postcolonial Kenyan political history develops a theory of historical change and the role of leading figures in it. Combining political economy with political sociology it demonstrates how violence following the contested presidential election of 2007 represented, to a…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • Africa and the Indian Ocean Region

    Edited by Timothy Doyle, Dennis Rumley

    This book examines the presence of Africa as a significant force in the western Indian Ocean. Africa will increasingly play a pivotal role in the future of the geopolitics of the Indian Ocean region. The book considers the scope for greater African involvement in Indian Ocean region-building…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25 
    Routledge

  • The Volta River Basin

    Water for Food, Economic Growth and Environment

    Edited by Timothy O. Williams, Marloes L. Mul, Charles A. Biney, Vladimir Smakhtin

    The Volta River Basin (VRB) is an important transboundary basin in West Africa that covers approximately 410,000 square kilometres across six countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali and Togo. Its natural resources sustain the livelihoods of its population and contribute to…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Major River Basins of the World

  • Land and Hydropolitics in the Nile River Basin

    Challenges and new investments

    Edited by Emil Sandström, Anders Jägerskog, Terje Oestigaard

    The Nile River Basin supports the livelihoods of millions of people in Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan and Uganda, principally as water for agriculture and hydropower. The resource is the focus of much contested development, not only between upstream and downstream neighbours, but also from countries…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Rhodesia to Zimbabwe from Smith to Mugabe

    By Marco Rimanelli

    Rimanelli puts into context Zimbabwe's current democratization crisis within a broader historical, political, international and economic framework. This book analyzes the country's turbulent politics and history by contrasting the biography narratives of how Mugabe and Smith rose to power and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Developments and Constitution Making in Kenya

    A Quest for Legitimacy

    By Charles O. Oyaya, Nana K. Poku

    Kenya, like the rest of Africa, has gone through three sets of constitutional crises. The first related to the trauma of colonialism and struggle for independence. The second a period of constitutional dictatorship and the clamor for reform. The third, most recent crisis, being one of identity,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • The International In Security, Security in the International

    By Pinar Bilgin

    International Relations continues to come under fire for its relative absence of international perspectives. In this exciting new volume, Pinar Bilgin encourages readers to consider both why and how ‘non-core’ geocultural sites allow us to think differently about key aspects of global politics.…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25 
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • Critical Perspectives on African Politics

    Liberal interventions, state-building and civil society

    Edited by Clive Gabay, Carl Death

    Strong states and strong civil societies are now increasingly hailed as the twin drivers of a ‘rising Africa’. Current attempts to support growth and democracy are part of a longer history of promoting projects of disciplinary, regulatory and liberal rule and values beyond ‘the West’. Yet this is…

    Paperback – 2016-07-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

  • 'Democratic Knowledge' and Knowledge Production

    Preliminary Reflections on Democratisation in North Africa

    Edited by Larbi Sadiki

    Sudden change in North Africa manifested through popular protests followed by the end of authoritarian regimes in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya revitalised the scholarly concern with democracy in the region. Democratisation and democracy received fresh attention in the ‘Arab Spring’. Arab citizens…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge

  • State Formation After Civil War

    Local Government in National Peace Transitions

    By Derek M Powell

    State formation after civil war offers a new model for studying the formation of the state in a national peace transition as an integrated national phenomenon. Current models of peacebuilding and state building limit that possibility, reproducing a fragmented, selective view of this complex reality…

    Hardback – 2016-07-06 
    Routledge

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