African & Third World Politics Products

  • 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 
    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 

  • 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 
    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 – 2016-07-26 
    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 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 

  • 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 

  • Gender, Peace and Security in Africa

    Edited by Cheryl Hendricks, Romi Sigsworth

    There is often a moment in time that acts as a rallying point around a particular issue. 2015 was one of those moments for women, peace and security as numerous landmark anniversaries were celebrated in the field. Africa has, in many ways, been the global laboratory for the gender, peace and…

    Hardback – 2016-06-24 

  • Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi

    The democratic dividend

    Edited by Dan Banik, Blessings Chinsinga

    Malawi is among the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa that has witnessed significant improvements in relation to meeting the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. It exhibits some of the main challenges facing African democracies while they attempt to consolidate the benefits of…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21 
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Constructing Genocide and Mass Violence

    Society, Crisis, Identity

    By Maureen S. Hiebert

    This book seeks to address 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…

    Hardback – 2016-06-08 
    Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

  • 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 – 2016-05-31 

  • Tunisia

    From stability to revolution in the Maghreb, 2nd Edition

    By Christopher Alexander

    The first edition of Tunisia was released just nine months before the eruption of the Arab Spring. The most substantial period of political unrest felt by the Arab world in a half century originated in Tunisia, a fact that confounded expectations about Tunisian politics. This new edition builds…

    Paperback – 2016-05-27 
    The Contemporary Middle East

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