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Edited by Rubin Patterson, University of Toledo
Transnational society is a new field of study, just as brain circulation is a new development strategy for the global South. This book contributes to the growing scholarship on transnational society and brain circulation, thus highlighting the dynamic social practices already underway.
Edited by Seifudein Adem, Binghamton University, USA
The book traverses different historical periods, geographic zones and academic disciplines - all to explore the issues surrounding and the answers to one question: to what extent should Japan be regarded as a model and/or a partner in Africa’s effort to develop?
Edited by Abebe Zegeye, University of South Africa (Unisa), Pretoria, and Richard L. Harris, California State University, Monterey Bay
The essays in this collection reveal that the social and political development of post-apartheid South Africa depends to an important degree on the evolving cultural, social and political identities of its diverse population and on the role of the media of mass communications in the country's ...
Edited by Maghan Keita, Villanova University, PA, U.S.A.
The authors invite and incite the reader to a much closer and nuanced reading of Africa and its history, and the way in which that history, over time and space allows for a re-conceptualization of Africa’s role and place in the world.
Edited by Stephen N. Ndegwa, William and Mary, Williamsburg VA
The democratic experiment in Africa has had a checkered history over the past ten years. Analysts of this proces tend to focus on the political and legal space instead of including broader issues such as norms, generational change and class. Past experience from Botswana, South-Africa, Ghana, ...
Edited by Paul E. Lovejoy, York University, Canada and Pat Ama Tokunbo Williams, Ogun State University, Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria
This volume examines the religious, ethnic, and class basis of political insecurity in Nigeria that has resulted in the maintanance of military rule in the 1990s. Political repression and secular strife have made it difficult for the democratic opposition to end military dictatorship.
Edited by Aqueil Ahmad
The contributors to this volume present a broad canvas of science and technology policies as instruments of social and economic development, record the progress that has been made, and identify and analyze the problems that remain to be solved.
Mark R.J. Faulkner
This book affords a unique insight into the encounter between an African indigenous religious tradition and Islam. It explores how the Boni community of Kenya draw on their pre-Islamic religion to fashion resistance in the face of external efforts at control and manipulation.
This comparative and historical work provides rich material on religion and disease etiologies among five African peoples (San, Maasai, Sukuma, Kongo and Yoruba) and discusses possible reasons for an important shift from spiritual beings such as deities to living humans like ‘witches’ as agents ...
J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu
This book provides significant insights into current historical and theological developments affecting independent indigenous Pentecostalism in Ghana. The information used originates from a specific African context, but serves as a window for understanding modern African Christianity.
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