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  • African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization

    Employment, politics, and prospects for change

    Edited by Danielle Resnick, James Thurlow

    The much heralded growth and transformation of many economies in sub-Saharan Africa over the last decade continues to receive prominent attention in academic scholarship and among policy practitioners. An apparent feature about this transformation, however, is that Africa’s youth appear to have…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Perspectives on African Witchcraft

    Edited by Mariano Pavanello

    This volume draws on a range of ethnographic and historical material to provide insight into witchcraft in sub-Saharan Africa. The chapters explore a variety of cultural contexts, with contributions focusing on Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ghana, Mali, Ethiopia and Eritrean diaspora. The…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Everyday Media Culture in Africa

    Audiences and Users

    Edited by Wendy Willems, Winston Mano

    African audiences and users are rapidly gaining in importance and increasingly targeted by global media companies, social media platforms and mobile phone operators. This is the first edited volume that addresses the everyday lived experiences of Africans in their interaction with different kinds…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Afropolitanism: Reboot

    Edited by Carli Coetzee

    This edited collection comprises an original and activist group of contributions on that much maligned figure, the Afropolitan. The contributors do not aim to define or fix the term anew; the reboot is, instead, the beginnings of an activist scholarly agenda in which ‘the Afropolitan’ is reimagined…

    Hardback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge

  • European Cosmopolitanism

    Colonial Histories and Postcolonial Societies

    Edited by John Narayan, Gurminder K. Bhambra

    This book provides a fresh examination of the cosmopolitan project of postwar Europe from a variety of perspectives. It explores the ways in which European cosmopolitanism can be theorized differently if we take into account histories which have rarely been at the forefront of such understandings.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • The Sahara

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Jeremy Keenan

    This collection examines the Sahara holistically from the earliest (prehistoric) times through the ‘historical’ period to the present and with political direction into the future. The contributions cover palaeoclimatology, history, archaeology (cultural heritage), social anthropology, sociology,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Moroccan Foreign Policy under Mohammed VI, 1999-2014

    By Irene Fernandez-Molina

    This book presents a comprehensive survey of Moroccan foreign policy since 1999. It considers the objectives, actors and decision-making processes involved, and outlines Morocco's foreign policy activity in key areas such as the international management of the Western Sahara conflict and relations…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Out

    Access, norms and power in Congo’s gold sector

    By Sara Geenen

    Artisanal mining is commonly associated with violent conflict, rampant corruption and desperate poverty. Yet millions of people across Sub Sahara Africa depend on it. Many of them are living in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), home to important mineral reserves, but also to a plethora of…

    Hardback – 2015-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Social Development and Social Work

    Learning from Africa

    Edited by Alice K. Butterfield, Tasse Abye

    Africa has a long experience with reducing poverty and vulnerability. In the contemporary period, social development and social work are at the forefront of dealing with abject poverty and some of the world’s most difficult problems. This book brings research in Africa to the forefront so that…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Nationalism, Law and Statelessness

    Grand Illusions in the Horn of Africa

    By John R. Campbell

    In 1998 a bloody war erupted in The Horn of Africa between Ethiopia and Eritrea. During the war Ethiopia arrested and expelled 70,000 of its citizens, and stripped another 50,000-plus of their citzenship on the basis of their presumed ethnicity. Nationalism, Law and Statelessness: Grand Illusions…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Ritual and Belief in Morocco: Vol. I (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Westermarck

    Between the years of 1898 and 1926, Edward Westermarck spent a total of seven years in Morocco, visiting towns and tribes in different parts of the country, meeting local people and learning about their language and culture; his findings are noted in this two-volume set, first published in 1926.…

    Hardback – 2013-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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