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  • Child Migration in Africa

    Child Migration in Africa
    av Iman Hashim

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848134560

    Child Migration in Africa explores the mobility of children without their parents within West Africa. Drawing on the experiences of children from rural Burkina Faso and Ghana, the book provides rich material on the circumstances of children's volunt…

  • Child Migration in Africa

    Child Migration in Africa
    av Iman Hashim

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848134553

    Child Migration in Africa explores the mobility of children without their parents within West Africa. Drawing on the experiences of children from rural Burkina Faso and Ghana, the book provides rich material on the circumstances of children's volunt…

  • Invisibility in African Displacements

    Invisibility in African Displacements

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786999207

    African migrants have become increasingly demonised in public debate and political rhetoric. There is much speculation about the incentives and trajectories of Africans on the move, and often these speculations are implicitly or overtly geared towar…

  • Invisibility in African Displacements

    Invisibility in African Displacements

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786999191

    African migrants have become increasingly demonised in public debate and political rhetoric. There is much speculation about the incentives and trajectories of Africans on the move, and often these speculations are implicitly or overtly geared towar…

  • The Rise of China and India in Africa

    The Rise of China and India in Africa

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848134379

    In recent years, China and India have become the most important economic partners of Africa and their footprints are growing by leaps and bounds, transforming Africa's international relations in a dramatic way. Although the overall impact of China a…

  • The Rise of China and India in Africa

    The Rise of China and India in Africa

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848134362

    In recent years, China and India have become the most important economic partners of Africa and their footprints are growing by leaps and bounds, transforming Africa's international relations in a dramatic way. Although the overall impact of China a…

  • Transformations of Rural Spaces in Mozambique

    Transformations of Rural Spaces in Mozambique

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786999252

    Despite the persistence of poverty in Mozambique important investments have been made in rural areas, at the level of extractive industry or agribusiness, resulting in both transformation of these areas and a new set of tensions and conflicts relate…

  • Transformations of Rural Spaces in Mozambique

    Transformations of Rural Spaces in Mozambique

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786999245

    Despite the persistence of poverty in Mozambique important investments have been made in rural areas, at the level of extractive industry or agribusiness, resulting in both transformation of these areas and a new set of tensions and conflicts relate…

  • Africa's Informal Workers

    Africa's Informal Workers

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848134522

    Africa's Informal Workers is a vigorous examination of the informalization and casualization of work, which is changing livelihoods in Africa and beyond. Gathering cases from nine countries and cities across sub-Saharan Africa, and from a range of s…

  • Africa's Informal Workers

    Africa's Informal Workers

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848134515

    Africa's Informal Workers is a vigorous examination of the informalization and casualization of work, which is changing livelihoods in Africa and beyond. Gathering cases from nine countries and cities across sub-Saharan Africa, and from a range of s…

  • Oil and Insurgency in the Niger Delta

    Oil and Insurgency in the Niger Delta

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848138070

    The recent escalation in the violent conflict in the Niger Delta has brought the region to the forefront of international energy and security concerns. This book analyses the causes, dynamics and politics underpinning oil-related violence in the Nig…

  • Oil and Insurgency in the Niger Delta

    Oil and Insurgency in the Niger Delta

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848138087

    The recent escalation in the violent conflict in the Niger Delta has brought the region to the forefront of international energy and security concerns. This book analyses the causes, dynamics and politics underpinning oil-related violence in the Nig…

  • The Rise of Africa's Middle Class

    The Rise of Africa's Middle Class

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783607136

    Across Africa, a burgeoning middle class has become the poster child for the 'Africa rising' narrative. Ambitious, aspirational and increasingly affluent, this group is said to embody the values and hopes of the new Africa, with international bodies…

  • The Rise of Africa's Middle Class

    The Rise of Africa's Middle Class

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783607143

    Across Africa, a burgeoning middle class has become the poster child for the 'Africa rising' narrative. Ambitious, aspirational and increasingly affluent, this group is said to embody the values and hopes of the new Africa, with international bodies…

  • Gendered Institutions and Women?s Political Representation in Africa

    Gendered Institutions and Women?s Political Representation in Africa
    av Diana Hojlund Madsen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913441210

    During the course of the past three decades efforts of democratisation and institutional reforms have characterised the African continent, including demands for gender equality and women’s political representation. As a result, some countries…

  • Gendered Institutions and Women?s Political Representation in Africa

    Gendered Institutions and Women?s Political Representation in Africa
    av Diana Hojlund Madsen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913441203

    During the course of the past three decades efforts of democratisation and institutional reforms have characterised the African continent, including demands for gender equality and women’s political representation. As a result, some countries…

  • Power and Inequality in Urban Africa

    Power and Inequality in Urban Africa

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786993441

    Urban Africa is undergoing a transformation unlike anywhere else in the world, as unprecedented numbers of people migrate to rapidly expanding cities. But despite the growing body of work on urban Africa, the lives of these new city dwellers have re…

  • Power and Inequality in Urban Africa

    Power and Inequality in Urban Africa

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786993458

    Urban Africa is undergoing a transformation unlike anywhere else in the world, as unprecedented numbers of people migrate to rapidly expanding cities. But despite the growing body of work on urban Africa, the lives of these new city dwellers have re…

  • Africa's World Trade

    Africa's World Trade
    av Margaret C. Lee

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780323510

    Are Africa's world markets really contributing to development across the continent for individuals, nations and regions? This is the key question posed by Margaret Lee in this provocative book, in which she argues that all too often the voices of Af…

  • Africa's World Trade

    Africa's World Trade
    av Margaret C. Lee

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780323503

    Are Africa's world markets really contributing to development across the continent for individuals, nations and regions? This is the key question posed by Margaret Lee in this provocative book, in which she argues that all too often the voices of Af…

  • Diasporas, Development and Peacemaking in the Horn of Africa

    Diasporas, Development and Peacemaking in the Horn of Africa

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783600984

    Exiled populations, who increasingly refer to themselves as diaspora communities, hold a strong stake in the fate of their countries of origin. In a world becoming ever more interconnected, they engage in 'long-distance politics' towards, send finan…

  • Diasporas, Development and Peacemaking in the Horn of Africa

    Diasporas, Development and Peacemaking in the Horn of Africa

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783600977

    Exiled populations, who increasingly refer to themselves as diaspora communities, hold a strong stake in the fate of their countries of origin. In a world becoming ever more interconnected, they engage in 'long-distance politics' towards, send finan…

  • Warlord Democrats in Africa

    Warlord Democrats in Africa

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783602490

    Post-war democratization has been identified as a crucial mechanism to build peace in war-ridden societies, supposedly allowing belligerents to compete through ballots rather than bullets. A byproduct of this process, however, is that military leade…

  • Warlord Democrats in Africa

    Warlord Democrats in Africa

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783602483

    Post-war democratization has been identified as a crucial mechanism to build peace in war-ridden societies, supposedly allowing belligerents to compete through ballots rather than bullets. A byproduct of this process, however, is that military leade…

  • African Conflicts and Informal Power

    African Conflicts and Informal Power

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848138834

    In the aftermath of an armed conflict in Africa, the international community both produces and demands from local partners a variety of blueprints for reconstructing state and society. The aim is to re-formalize the state after what is viewed as a p…

  • Biofuels, Land Grabbing and Food Security in Africa

    Biofuels, Land Grabbing and Food Security in Africa

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848138780

    The issue of biofuels has already been much debated, but the focus to date has largely been on Latin America and deforestation - this highly original work breaks fresh ground in looking at the African perspective. Most African governments see biofue…

  • Biofuels, Land Grabbing and Food Security in Africa

    Biofuels, Land Grabbing and Food Security in Africa

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848138797

    The issue of biofuels has already been much debated, but the focus to date has largely been on Latin America and deforestation - this highly original work breaks fresh ground in looking at the African perspective. Most African governments see biofue…

  • The Future of African Peace Operations

    The Future of African Peace Operations

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783607082

    Facing threats ranging from Islamist insurgencies to the Ebola pandemic, African regional actors are playing an increasingly vital role in safeguarding peace and stability across the continent. But while the African Union has demonstrated its abilit…

  • Private Security in Africa

    Private Security in Africa

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786990266

    Across Africa, growing economic inequality, instability and urbanization have led to the rapid spread of private security providers. While these PSPs have already had a significant impact on African societies, their impact has so far received little…

  • Private Security in Africa

    Private Security in Africa

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786990259

    Across Africa, growing economic inequality, instability and urbanization have led to the rapid spread of private security providers. While these PSPs have already had a significant impact on African societies, their impact has so far received little…

  • Africa's Return Migrants

    Africa's Return Migrants

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783602346

    Many African migrants residing abroad nurture a hope to one day return, at least temporarily, to their home country. In the wake of economic crises in the developed world, alongside rapid economic growth in parts of Africa, the impetus to ‘ret…

  • Africa's Return Migrants

    Africa's Return Migrants

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783602339

    Many African migrants residing abroad nurture a hope to one day return, at least temporarily, to their home country. In the wake of economic crises in the developed world, alongside rapid economic growth in parts of Africa, the impetus to ‘ret…

  • Agricultural Transformation in Ethiopia

    Agricultural Transformation in Ethiopia

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786992185

    For thousands of years, Ethiopia has depended on its smallholding farmers to provide the bulk of its food needs. But now, such farmers find themselves under threat from environmental degradation, climate change and declining productivity. As a resul…

  • Agricultural Transformation in Ethiopia

    Agricultural Transformation in Ethiopia

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786992192

    For thousands of years, Ethiopia has depended on its smallholding farmers to provide the bulk of its food needs. But now, such farmers find themselves under threat from environmental degradation, climate change and declining productivity. As a resul…

  • Agricultural Development and Food Security in Africa

    Agricultural Development and Food Security in Africa

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780323725

    The subject of food security and land issues in Africa has become one of increased importance and contention over recent years. In particular, the focus has shifted to the role new global South donors - especially India, China and Brazil - are playi…

  • Agricultural Development and Food Security in Africa

    Agricultural Development and Food Security in Africa

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780323718

    The subject of food security and land issues in Africa has become one of increased importance and contention over recent years. In particular, the focus has shifted to the role new global South donors - especially India, China and Brazil - are playi…

  • Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War?

    Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War?
    av Maria Eriksson Baaz

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780321646

    All too often in conflict situations, rape is referred to as a 'weapon of war', a term presented as self-explanatory through its implied storyline of gender and warring. In this provocative but much-needed book, Eriksson Baaz and Stern challenge the…

  • Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War?

    Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War?
    av Maria Eriksson Baaz

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780321639

    All too often in conflict situations, rape is referred to as a 'weapon of war', a term presented as self-explanatory through its implied storyline of gender and warring. In this provocative but much-needed book, Eriksson Baaz and Stern challenge the…

  • Kenya

    Kenya

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780323664

    The aftermath of recent Kenyan elections has been marred by violence and an apparent crisis in democratic governance, with the negotiated settlement resulting from the 2007 election bringing into sharp focus longstanding problems of state and societ…

  • Kenya

    Kenya

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780323657

    The aftermath of recent Kenyan elections has been marred by violence and an apparent crisis in democratic governance, with the negotiated settlement resulting from the 2007 election bringing into sharp focus longstanding problems of state and societ…

  • The Practice and Politics of DIY Urbanism in African Cities

    The Practice and Politics of DIY Urbanism in African Cities

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786999023

    Protracted economic crisis and enduring class stratification, often impacting a majority of Africa’s city dwellers, has long seen residents draw on their own resources and skills, and adopt experimental approaches to sustaining a living and ac…

  • The Practice and Politics of DIY Urbanism in African Cities

    The Practice and Politics of DIY Urbanism in African Cities

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786999016

    Protracted economic crisis and enduring class stratification, often impacting a majority of Africa’s city dwellers, has long seen residents draw on their own resources and skills, and adopt experimental approaches to sustaining a living and ac…

  • Zimbabwe's Fast Track Land Reform

    Zimbabwe's Fast Track Land Reform
    av Prosper B. Matondi

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780321486

    The Fast Track Land Reform Programme in Zimbabwe has emerged as a highly contested reform process both nationally and internationally. The image of it has all too often been that of the widespread displacement and subsequent replacement of various p…

  • Zimbabwe's Fast Track Land Reform

    Zimbabwe's Fast Track Land Reform
    av Prosper B. Matondi

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780321493

    The Fast Track Land Reform Programme in Zimbabwe has emerged as a highly contested reform process both nationally and internationally. The image of it has all too often been that of the widespread displacement and subsequent replacement of various p…

  • Aid and Authoritarianism in Africa

    Aid and Authoritarianism in Africa

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783606283

    In 2013 almost half of Africa's top aid recipients were ruled by authoritarian regimes. While the West may claim to promote democracy and human rights, in practice major bilateral and international donors, such as USAID, DFID, the World Bank and the…

  • Aid and Authoritarianism in Africa

    Aid and Authoritarianism in Africa

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783606290

    In 2013 almost half of Africa's top aid recipients were ruled by authoritarian regimes. While the West may claim to promote democracy and human rights, in practice major bilateral and international donors, such as USAID, DFID, the World Bank and the…

  • Women and the Informal Economy in Urban Africa

    Women and the Informal Economy in Urban Africa
    av Mary Njeri Kinyanjui

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780326306

    In this highly original work, Mary Njeri Kinyanjui explores the trajectory of women's movement from the margins of urbanization into the centres of business activities in Nairobi and its accompanying implications for urban planning. While women in m…

  • Women and the Informal Economy in Urban Africa

    Women and the Informal Economy in Urban Africa
    av Mary Njeri Kinyanjui

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780326313

    In this highly original work, Mary Njeri Kinyanjui explores the trajectory of women's movement from the margins of urbanization into the centres of business activities in Nairobi and its accompanying implications for urban planning. While women in m…

  • Displacement Economies in Africa

    Displacement Economies in Africa

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780324883

    Large-scale displacement - whether caused by war, state-related political or development projects, different forms of political violence, structural crisis, or even natural disasters - evokes many stereotyped assumptions about those forcibly displac…

  • Displacement Economies in Africa

    Displacement Economies in Africa

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780324890

    Large-scale displacement - whether caused by war, state-related political or development projects, different forms of political violence, structural crisis, or even natural disasters - evokes many stereotyped assumptions about those forcibly displac…

  • Violence in African Elections

    Violence in African Elections

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786992284

    Multiparty elections have become the bellwether by which all democracies are judged, and the spread of these systems across Africa has been widely hailed as a sign of the continent’s progress towards stability and prosperity. But such election…

  • Violence in African Elections

    Violence in African Elections

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786992291

    Multiparty elections have become the bellwether by which all democracies are judged, and the spread of these systems across Africa has been widely hailed as a sign of the continent’s progress towards stability and prosperity. But such election…

  • African Conflicts and Informal Power

    African Conflicts and Informal Power
    av Matt Utas, Mats Utas, Matt Utas, Mats Utas

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848138827

    In the aftermath of an armed conflict in Africa the international community both produce and demands from local partners a variety of blueprints on how to reconstruct state and society. The aim is to re-formalize the state after what is viewed as a,…

  • South Africa, Settler Colonialism and the Failures of Liberal Democracy

    South Africa, Settler Colonialism and the Failures of Liberal Democracy
    av Doctor Thiven Reddy

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783602247

    In South Africa, two unmistakable features describe post-Apartheid politics. The first is the formal framework of liberal democracy, including regular elections, multiple political parties and a range of progressive social rights. The second is the…

  • South Africa, Settler Colonialism and the Failures of Liberal Democracy

    South Africa, Settler Colonialism and the Failures of Liberal Democracy
    av Doctor Thiven Reddy

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783602230

    In South Africa, two unmistakable features describe post-Apartheid politics. The first is the formal framework of liberal democracy, including regular elections, multiple political parties and a range of progressive social rights. The second is the…

  • The Future of African Peace Operations

    The Future of African Peace Operations

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783607099

    Facing threats ranging from Islamist insurgencies to the Ebola pandemic, African regional actors are playing an increasingly vital role in safeguarding peace and stability across the continent. But while the African Union has demonstrated its abilit…