To Subsidise My Income

Urban Farming in an East-African Town

Dick Foeken

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€45,00
$59.00
ISBN13: 
9789004152021
Publication Date: 
June 2006
Format: 
Paperback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xvi, 224 pp.
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ISSN: 
1570-9310
Volume: 
7

Sjoerd Rijpma

This study about David Livingstone is different from all other publications about him. Here, Livingstone is not the main topic of interest; the focus of the author is on nutrition and health in pre-colonial Africa and Livingstone is his key informant. David Livingstone and the Myth of African...
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Volume: 
35
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004277830
Expected: 
June 2015
€98,00
$127.00

Harry Wels, VU University, Amsterdam, African Studies Centre, Leiden and University of the Western Cape, South Africa

Nick Steele has been key to the large scale development of private wildlife conservation in South and southern Africa in the politically turbulent times of the 1970s and 1980s. This book contextualises this process based on the personal archives of this politically controversial conservationist.
Series: 
Volume: 
34
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004290754
Expected: 
April 2015
€46,00
$60.00

Manasa Dzirikure, South African Development Community, Botswana and Garth Allen, Durban University of Technology, South Africa

The voices of orphans and other vulnerable children and young people and of their carers and the professional development workers are documented and used to both criticise the inadequacies of current social development work and to create a new, alternative theory and practice of project...
Series: 
Volume: 
33
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004282476
E-ISBN: 
9789004283282
Publication date: 
October 2014
€46,00
$60.00

Patience Mutopo, University of Cologne

This book through detailed ethnographic methodology investigates the role women play in a post fast track land environment. The author examines how the hidden access to land, enabled the women to engage in agro based livelihoods and transitory mobility through social networks.
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Volume: 
32
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004279438
E-ISBN: 
9789004281554
Publication date: 
September 2014
€46,00
$60.00

Jacky Bouju, Aix-Marseille University and Mirjam de Bruijn, Leiden University and African Studies Centre Leiden (eds.)

Ordinary social violence, - recurrent mental or physical aggression occurring between closely related people - structures social relationships. This book presents anthropological case studies from different parts of Africa to show how this ‘hidden’ violence is essential to understand...
Series: 
Volume: 
31
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004271555
E-ISBN: 
9789004272569
Publication date: 
June 2014
€46,00
$60.00

Robert Ross, Leiden University, Marja Hinfelaar, Southern African Institute for Policy and Research, Zambia and Iva Peša, Leiden University

In The Objects of Life in Central Africa the history of consumption and social change from 1840 until 1980 is explored. By looking at the socio-economic, political and cultural meaning and impact of goods the contributions reassess Central African history
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Volume: 
30
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004254909
E-ISBN: 
9789004256248
Publication date: 
August 2013
€47,00
$60.00

Sandra J.T.M. Evers, Caroline Seagle, Froukje Krijtenburg, VU University Amsterdam

Africa for Sale? Positioning the State, Land and Society in Foreign Large-Scale Land Acquisitions in Africa analyzes the role of the state in driving, negotiating and facilitating (foreign) land deals, and examines the extent to which large-scale land acquisitions are conditioned by land policies...
Series: 
Volume: 
29
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004251939
E-ISBN: 
9789004252646
Publication date: 
May 2013
€47,00
$64.00

edited by Sakhela Buhlungu,University of Pretoria and Malehoko Tshoaedi, University of South Africa

COSATU's Contested Legacy analyses the dilemmas and opportunities of trade unionism in contemporary South Africa. The volume brings into sharp relief the contestation that union activists engage in as they seek to chart a future trajectory for trade unionism.
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Volume: 
28
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004251397
E-ISBN: 
9789004214606
Publication date: 
April 2013
€47,00
$64.00

Fatima Diallo, African Studies Centre,Leiden and Richard Calland, University of Cape Town

As a new praxis emerges, in Access to Information in Africa for the first time African scholars and practitioners reflect on recent advances on the continent, as well as the obstacles that must still be overcome if greater public access to information is to make a distinctive contribution to...
Series: 
Volume: 
27
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004250659
E-ISBN: 
9789004251892
Publication date: 
May 2013
€47,00
$64.00

Bill Derman, Norwegian University of the Life Sciences, Anne Hellum, University of Oslo, Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Peace Research Institute of Oslo

Worlds of Human Rights presents ethnographic studies from Sub Saharan Africa that highlight how individuals and groups use human rights to achieve greater justice. It shows how struggles concerning land, property, gender equality and legal identity are shaped by contexts of history, power...
Series: 
Volume: 
26
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004246478
E-ISBN: 
9789004250130
Publication date: 
April 2013
€47,00
$64.00

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