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Sandra J.T.M. Evers, Caroline Seagle, Froukje Krijtenburg, VU University Amsterdam
Africa for Sale? Positioning the State, Land and Society in Foreign Large-Scale Land Acquisitions in Africa analyzes the role of the state in driving, negotiating and facilitating (foreign) land deals, and examines the extent to which large-scale land acquisitions are conditioned by land ...
This is the first book that investigates political banishment in South Africa as well as with a global, historical and comparative focus. It advances understanding of banishment as an old and common practice.
edited by Sakhela Buhlungu,University of Pretoria and Malehoko Tshoaedi, University of South Africa
COSATU's Contested Legacy analyses the dilemmas and opportunities of trade unionism in contemporary South Africa. The volume brings into sharp relief the contestation that union activists engage in as they seek to chart a future trajectory for trade unionism.
Bill Derman, Norwegian University of the Life Sciences, Anne Hellum, University of Oslo, Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Peace Research Institute of Oslo
Worlds of Human Rights presents ethnographic studies from Sub Saharan Africa that highlight how individuals and groups use human rights to achieve greater justice. It shows how struggles concerning land, property, gender equality and legal identity are shaped by contexts of history, power ...
Klaas van Walraven, African Studies Centre Leiden, The Netherlands
In The Yearning for Relief Klaas van Walraven traces the history of the Sawaba movement in Niger and its rebellion against the French-protected regime during the 1960s. The book analyses its guerrilla campaign and failure, followed by the movement’s destruction.
Edited by Irene Becci, Marian Burchardt, and José Casanova
Based on ethnographic explorations in cities across the globe, Topographies of Faith offers a unique and compelling analysis of religious dynamics in metropolitan centers. It creatively draws on perspectives from urban studies to explore the spatiality of religion in modern cities.
edited by Ulf Engel, University of Leipzig and Manuel João Ramos, University Institute of Lisbon
This volume offers paths for African Studies researchers to understand and explain the various dimensions of African dynamics in a growingly multipolar world.
Erdmute Alber, University of Bayreuth, Jeannett Martin, University of Bayreuth, Catrien Notermans, Radboud University
Child fostering in West Africa connects classical and new kinship theory and offers ethnographic studies on a mobile and creative kinship practice.
Ian Campbell, Georgia State University, Atlanta
Labyrinths, Intellectuals and the Revolution traces the development of the postcolonial Arabic-language Moroccan novel. Its close readings of major texts are based in the spatial practices of these novels.
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