Mobile Africa

Changing Patterns of Movement in Africa and Beyond

Edited by Mirjam de Bruijn, Rijk van Dijk and Dick Foeken

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€46,00
$61.00
ISBN13: 
9789004120723
Publication Date: 
November 2001
Format: 
Paperback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
x, 214 pp. 6 maps
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ISSN: 
1568-1777
Volume: 
1

edited by Akinyinka Akinyoade, African Studies Centre Leiden, Wijnand Klaver, African Studies Centre Leiden, Sebastiaan Soeters, University of Utrecht and Dick Foeken, African Studies Centre Leiden

This book takes a closer look at the surprising increase in agricultural production in African countries since 2000, which appear to be keeping pace with population growth, and the translation to Africa how to feed the increasingly urbanized and growing populations in the coming decades.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004282681
Expected: 
November 2014

Contributions from the Tracking Development project. Edited by Bernard Berendsen, Ton Dietz, African Studies Centre, Leiden, Henk Schulte Nordholt, KITLV, Leiden, Roel van der Veen

Asian Tigers, African Lions is an anthology of contributions by scholars and (former) diplomats related to the ‘Tracking Development’ research project, funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and coordinated by the African Studies Centre and KITLV, both in Leiden, in...
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004256538
Publication date: 
October 2013

Jan-Bart Gewald, African Studies Centre, Leiden, André Leliveld, African Studies Centre, Leiden, Iva Peša, Leiden University

In Transforming Innovations in Africa the authors explore how external innovations (products, technologies, services, institutions and processes) that were envisaged, developed and designed elsewhere, came to be innovatively and sometimes unexpectedly appropriated and transformed within Africa.
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004245235
Publication date: 
November 2012

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004217386
Publication date: 
November 2011

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004201101
Publication date: 
December 2010

Edited by Stephen Ellis and Ineke van Kessel

This collection of empirical and theoretical studies of social movements in Africa is a corrective to a literature that has largely ignored that continent. It shows that Africa’s social movements have distinctive features that are related to its specific history.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004180130
Publication date: 
September 2009

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...
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004158405
Publication date: 
November 2008

Edited by Mirjam de Bruijn, Rijk van Dijk, and Jan-Bart Gewald

Drawing on a wide range of historical and anthropological case studies from various parts of Africa, this anthology provides an understanding of the importance of agency in processes of social transformation, especially in the context of crisis and structural constraint.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004156968
Publication date: 
July 2007

Edited by Piet Konings and Dick Foeken

At times of economic and political crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa, urban dwellers display a large degree of creativity in their survival strategies by developing social networks and constructing imaginative and original practices and ideas. This volume views the urban neighbourhood from two...
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Volume: 
5
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004150041
Publication date: 
April 2006

Edited by Jon Abbink and Ineke van Kessel

This book contains a range of original studies on one of the major challenges in Africa today: the controversial role of youth in politics, conflict and rebellious movements. The issue is not only the drafting of child soldiers into insurgent armies or predatory militias, as in Somalia, Sierra...
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004142756
Publication date: 
February 2005

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