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Edited by Aderanti Adepoju, Ton van Naerssen and Annelies Zoomers
This book focuses on achieving a better understanding of the implications of international migration for national development from the perspective of the sending countries (with an emphasis on sub-Saharan Africa). More specifically, the purpose of this volume is to explore (1) current ...
edited by Jan Abbink and Mirjam de Bruijn
This book offers a series of new studies on the dynamics of political and legal culture as well as of conflict management in contemporary Africa, taking inspiration from and honoring the scholarly contributions and impact of Prof. Gerti Hesseling (1946-2009) in African Studies.
As a political sociology of whites in the last years of apartheid in South Africa, this book provides an analysis of the social origins and social context of political attitudes among a sample of middle-class, English-speaking whites in selected suburbs in the city of Johannesburg, Gauteng ...
Wangari Muoria-Sal, Bodil Folke Frederiksen, John Lonsdale & Derek Peterson
Based on the Gikuyu-language pamphlet literature of the 1940s, the family history of the writer Henry Muoria, and a daughter's memory, this book illuminates the political challenges faced by Kenya's first nationalists and the domestic sacrifices that politics demanded
Edited by Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber and Klaas van Walraven. Sub-editor: Rolf Hofmeier
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.
Until now there has been no single text that brings together the material that reveals the unfolding geography of Johannesburg, South Africa. This books describes the history of the city from its days as a mining camp to its position of premier metropolis in Africa.
Edited by Richard Kuba and Carola Lentz
These case studies explore how the politics of belonging at local and national levels in rural West Africa is intimately connected to land access and vice versa. Analyses explore long-term processes and recent changes in land rights, covering forest, savannah, state and segmentary societies in ...
Edited by Paul Hebinck, Peter Lent
Focussing on the past history and present day life of the people in two villages in the central Eastern Cape, South Africa, the book provides a vivid but detailed and insightful account of the transformation of rural society and economy since colonisation.
Marleen Dekker and Rijk van Dijk (eds)
Drawing on extensive fieldwork in nine African countries, this volume offers different perspectives on the emerging markets for well-being. The chapters discuss how medical staff, patients and citizins navigate markets for health and healing.
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.
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