Critical Perspectives on Politics and Socio-Economic Development in Ghana

Edited by Wisdom J. Tettey, Korbla P. Puplampu and Bruce J. Berman

Status: 
€74,00
$97.00
ISBN13: 
9789004130135
Publication Date: 
April 2003
Format: 
Paperback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xxii, 458 pp.
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ISSN: 
1568-1203
Volume: 
6

Tor Sellström, independant scholar

Tor Sellström profiles the independent island states and the European dependencies in the African part of the Indian Ocean, their contemporary social, political and economic challenges, the wider international context and their relations with, in particular, Africa and the African Union.
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Volume: 
35
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004291140
Expected: 
April 2015
€75,00
$97.00

Hannah Whittaker, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK

In Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Kenya, Hannah Whittaker offers an in-depth analysis of the Somali secessionist war in northern Kenya, 1963-68.
Series: 
Volume: 
34
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004282674
Publication date: 
October 2014
€69,00
$89.00

Lindsay Frederick Braun, University of Oregon

In Colonial Survey and Native Landscapes in Rural South Africa, 1850 - 1913, Lindsay Frederick Braun explores the technical processes and struggles surrounding the creation and maintenance of boundaries and spaces in South Africa in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Series: 
Volume: 
33
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004272330
E-ISBN: 
9789004282292
Publication date: 
October 2014
€75,00
$97.00

Abbas H. Gnamo, University of Toronto

This work examines the Ethiopian imperial conquest and Oromo military resistance and the consequent feudal political economy and administration, centre periphery relations, the origins of identity based conflicts and continuity and change in Oromo’s socio-political institutions.
Series: 
Volume: 
32
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004258136
E-ISBN: 
9789004265486
Publication date: 
January 2014
€75,00
$97.00
Land is the nexus of Malagasy livelihood and socio-cultural relations. Simultaneously, the Malagasy government and international stakeholders value land for its biodiversity, minerals and agricultural potential. This book provides vital background to the contest for land in Madagascar.
Series: 
Volume: 
31
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004256224
E-ISBN: 
9789004256231
Publication date: 
July 2013
€70,00
$89.00

Gufu Oba, Norwegian University of Life Sciences

In Nomads in the Shadows of Empires, Gufu Oba offers accounts of the outcomes of imperial state contests over trans-frontier treaty, nomads grazing and watering movements, banditry, ethnic conflicts and wars that created lasting legacies along the southern Ethiopian-northern Kenyan frontier.
Series: 
Volume: 
30
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004244399
E-ISBN: 
9789004255227
Publication date: 
July 2013
€77,00
$97.00
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.
Series: 
Volume: 
29
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004246331
E-ISBN: 
9789004247710
Publication date: 
January 2013
€77,00
$104.00

Eric Morier-Genoud (editor), Queen's University Belfast

This book brings together new research on nations and nationalism in Angola, Guinea-Bissau and Mozambique. It provides original case studies as well as a theoretical discussion on the subject.
Series: 
Volume: 
28
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004222618
E-ISBN: 
9789004226012
Publication date: 
April 2012
€70,00
$92.00

Kjetil Tronvoll and Tobias Hagmann (editors)

Drawing on nine case studies, this book offers a comparative ethnography of the contested powers that shape democratization in Ethiopia. Focusing on the competitive 2005 elections, the authors analyze how customary leaders, political parties and state officials confronted each other during...
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Volume: 
27
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004218437
E-ISBN: 
9789004218499
Publication date: 
December 2011
€70,00
$92.00

Marleen Renders

Can ‘traditional’ leaders and institutions help to build more legitimate, accountable and effective governments in polities or ‘states’ under (re)construction? This book investigates the fascinating case of “Somaliland”, the 20-year old non-recognized state...
Series: 
Volume: 
26
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004218482
E-ISBN: 
9789004222540
Publication date: 
January 2012
€70,00
$92.00

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