Search: African Studies - General, 2008
Edited by Giorgio Blundo & Pierre-Yves Le Meur
This book offers an ethnographic exploration of how public and collective services are produced ‘on the ground’ in Africa. This anthropology of everyday governance as process is a strong contribution to current debates on public policy, governmentality and the state.
Edited by Wessel le Roux and Karin van Marle
Edited by Jan-Bart Gewald, Marja Hinfelaar and Giacomo Macola
In contrast to the rich tradition of academic analysis and understanding of the pre-colonial and colonial history of Zambia, the trajectory of post-colonial Zambia has been all but ignored by historians. The assumptions of developmentalism, the cultural hegemony of United National Independence ...
Drawing on locally compiled Arabic language sources, this book offers a comprehensive examination of the role of Muslim scholars as popular intellectuals and reformers in southern Somalia during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Edited by Marcel Rutten, André Leliveld and Dick Foeken
Thinking about development in Africa requires an appreciation of at least two sets of ideas. It is not sufficient to stress the ubiquity of failure, malnutrition, disease, predatory states and war; one also has to recognize that important aspects of the lives of millions of ordinary people have ...
Abdullahi Ali Ibrahim
The book uses the concept of the “Manichaean” geography of the colony, popularized by Fanon, to account for the virulent Islamic renewal in Sudan. In focusing on the Sudan judiciary, characterized by an unrelenting rift between its civil and Sharia divisions, the book examines the various forces ...
Edited by Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber and Klaas van Walraven
The Africa Yearbook is a reliable source of reference covering major domestic political developments, the foreign policy and socio-economic trends of all sub-Saharan states – all related to developments in one calendar year.
Edited by Tukumbi Lumumba (Cornell University)
The journal presents a scholarly account of studies of individuals and societies in Africa and Asia. Its scope is to publish original research by social scientists in the area of anthropology, sociology, history, political science and related social sciences about African and Asian societies and ...
From 2012 this will be a full Open Access journal, which means that all articles are freely available, ensuring maximum, worldwide dissemination of content. For more information please contact the journal: email@example.com. This scholarly journal seeks to understand how African cultures and ...
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